eTravelBlackboard: Social media a must for MICE
Social media is having a significant impact on the MICE and hospitality industry, giving businesses the opportunity to create conversations and awareness, according to Hilton Australasia ecommerce manager Laura Bogunia.
eTravelBlackboard: Nepal trek attracts war tourism
In memory of Nepals 10 year struggle with the Maoist insurgency a new trekking trail has been launched to attract travellers to retrace the steps of the Maoist guerrillas in what is regarded as war tourism.
eTravelBlackboard: Air NZ increase US capacity
New Zealands national carrier has announced the addition of up to 5,000 return seats a month to North America, with extra flights to San Francisco, Vancouver and Los Angeles.
eTravelBlackboard: Aus aviation fare feud
As the economy subdues, Australian domestic airlines are poised to discount flights given a fare war is inevitable, according to Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation founder Peter Harbison.
eTravelBlackboard: Aussie travel aspirations expanding
Australians intending to take a holiday in the next twelve months has increased slightly, compared with same period last year, while Melbourne defies a decline in domestic holiday plans, according to Roy Morgan Research.