Social media scam rips off Victorian tourism businesses

AUSTRALIA’S best-loved tourist attractions are being targeted by a sophisticated social media scam which is ripping hundreds of thousands of dollars from Victorian businesses. The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Victoria Tourism Industry Council are warning against the multi-million dollar scam which was discovered recently to …

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Airbnb changes name for Chinese market

Airbnb is adopting the name “Aibiying” (‘爱彼迎) for its Chinese market, which means “welcome each other with love,” as it doubles investment in the country and triples its local workforce, having doubled its listings in the country to 80,000 in 2016. Last valued at more than USD 30 billion, the …

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Jamaica to appoint tourism advisors in Europe

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says he will appoint several of Jamaica’s honorary consuls in Europe as unpaid tourism advisors to his office, in his effort to significantly boost Jamaica’s market share for European tourists. Bartlett made the announcement following meetings with Jamaica’s honorary consuls in Europe: Jorn Follmer (Munich, Germany); …

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GTA and Bokun to host online conferences

GTA and Bokun to host online conferences discussing the rapid development of distribution for tours & activities London and Reykjavik – GTA, one of the leading global distributors of accommodation and destination services and Bokun, the business-to-business distribution platform, today announced a series of online conferences to discuss the future …

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TUI brand growing

TUI brand growing: More than 2,222 TUI travel agencies across Europe AN ADDITIONAL 15,000 RETAIL OUTLETS IN CORE MARKETS / PERSONAL ADVICE REMAINS CRUCIAL IN MANY COUNTRIES / TUI PURSUES EXPANSION PATH The TUI smile is one of the most iconic logos in Europe and has stood for holidays and …

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Pop-Up in Mallorca: Gran Hotel Son Net

The secret is out–our Gray & Co. team is crazy about the Balearic Island of Mallorca. This May, Gray & Co. will partner with the 32-room estate-turned-luxury stay Gran Hotel Son Net, for our first ever pop-up cycling week. This is the ultimate way to both give Gray & Co. a try and …

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