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Older travellers show how it’s done

They’re often dismissed as the caravan brigade or people who just go on cruises, but new research suggests senior travellers deserve a lot more respect. Findings released to The Sun Herald ahead of their official launch later at a workshop later this month show an estimated 4.4 million seniors in Australia are travelling – and they’re […]

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A billion reasons it’s a less lonely planet

Wrap your mind around this figure if you can: by the end of the year, the global tourism market is expected to reach 1 billion passengers a year. That’s not counting people travelling within their own country; it is purely international tourism arrivals. International passenger numbers hit 980 million last year, according to the World Tourism […]

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Say goodbye to guide books?

Could the dog-eared guide book become a thing of the past?  More Australians are now travelling with laptops than guide books, according to research by the insurance company AAMI. A third of Aussies leaving the country are packing a laptop for holiday research along the way, while only 25 per cent take a guide book […]

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