TIEC | 20 – 21 July 2017, Crystal Palace Luna Park Sydney | 25 – 26 July 2017 MCEC, Melbourne

Global Hotel Wholesaler Grows Up Down Under

July 7, 2017 10:37 am

LONDON, 05 July 2017 -The leading bed bank Travellanda report amazing growth on Australian sales and commits to building its outbound further. The most recent end of fiscal year report displayed growth across all regions, but sales revenue generated on Australian hotels hit an astounding 101% in the year ending March…

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July 5, 2017 6:07 pm

John O’Neill, Managing Director & Senior Strategy Consultant, Komosion John O’Neill is the Managing Director of Komosion, an agency which specialises in Customer Experience Strategy, Design and Delivery. The company brings its unique experience to a range of industries, including the travel industry, and has worked with businesses like Flight…

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Why loyalty programs are more relevant than ever for the travel sector

July 4, 2017 4:10 pm

LOYALTY programs could serve as a make-or-break deal for divisive customers, something the hospitality industry knows too much about. Whether in the airline or hotel industry, these programs promote repeat purchases and are seen as the cornerstone of customer loyalty. A Bloomberg report revealed that airlines make more money selling…

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Lauren Bath on being a professional Instagrammer and connecting with brands

July 4, 2017 4:05 pm

INSTAGRAM is awash with sunrises against mountainous silhouettes, bronzed bodies sprawled on sand, and flatlays of colorful dishes “effortlessly” laid out. It’s all in the game. In fact, a recent report indicated that millennials – the most intensively analyzed generation in just about any hospitality or travel sector – are…

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The Australian travel industry – A note from Anthony Dennis

July 4, 2017 3:54 pm

Anthony Dennis is editor of The Sydney Morning Herald’s and The Age’s Traveller lift-out, as well as a frequent contributor to Traveller.com.au. He is a former deputy editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, has published two travel books, is a popular public speaker on travel issues and is a regular…

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Know your customers if you want to succeed in travel

July 4, 2017 3:46 pm Know your customers if you want to succeed in travel

Ahead of his presentation at the Travel Industry Conference, Michael Chase-Smith sat down with us to talk about why knowing your customer is important to succeed in travel, where technology is taking the travel industry, and the importance of staying up to date on the newest innovations. Michael Chase-Smith is…

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Travel’s leaders need to include staff in driving change.

July 4, 2017 3:35 pm Travel’s leaders need to include staff in driving change.

Author and motivational speaker Zelda la Grange was at the forefront of one of the most momentous periods of change in the 20th century. Acting as Nelson Mandela’s Presidential Aide, his ‘rock’, until his death in 2013, Ms la Grange witnessed the transformation of South Africa in the post-Apartheid era…

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Travel Wire Asia on board

July 4, 2017 2:08 pm

Travel Wire Asia is the Asia-Pacific region’s fastest-growing independent travel site. Travel Wire engages with upwardly-mobile independent travellers who use the internet to research their travel plans. Their experienced writers across Asia and Australasia create a media platform for both leisure and business travellers. They understand how today’s travellers research and…

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