Monday, November 28, 2022

Research shows a quarter of Aussies plan to work while on the next holiday

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A new survey of more than 8,000 travellers globally, including 800 travellers across Australia, reveals an extension in the Working From Home phenomenon of the past two and a half years — a quarter of Australians now plan to work whilst on their next holiday.

New research reveals AUD falls won’t stop two-thirds of Aussies travelling

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After more than two years of restrictions, new research reveals that most Aussies are keen to travel and spend overseas at almost any cost. Two-thirds of the population will travel overseas, make overseas purchases, invest overseas or make donations offshore, despite a declining Australian dollar.

RAA launches South Australia’s first one-stop transport option app

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RAA has created a free app to help you find the fastest, cheapest or most environmentally friendly way to arrive at your destination. The first locally developed app of its kind in South Australia, RAA Go brings together various transport options into the one app and uses your personal transport preferences to help discover your travel options and plan your journey.

Coty and Ant Group partner to deploy Alipay+ in the Travel Retail Industry

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Coty Inc has officially signed the Global Travel Retail Joint Business Partnership with Ant Group to enhance the cooperation in digitalization. The agreement means that Coty will be the first beauty company to reach the strategic partnership in travel retail to support digital platforms like Alipay and other digital payment methods at a global level through Alipay+, a suite of global cross-border mobile payments and marketing solutions operated by Ant Group.

International relocation: Mastering resilience amidst several challenges

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For many, an international move often conjures up images of white beaches, swaying palm trees, the scent of coconut and sun tanning lotion and new adventures—but for those of us who have experienced it, it’s just plain hard work. As a friend who recently relocated with her husband from Canada back to Australia said, “I deserve a medal for this.”

Chicago O’Hare replaces London Heathrow as most connected airport

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OAG, the data platform for the global travel industry, released Megahubs 2022, the Top 50 most internationally connected airports in the world. Last updated in 2019, Megahubs provides fresh insight into how ongoing travel disruptions are affecting global connectivity.

Looking to work and travel? Here are the best digital nomad visa programs

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You can now travel and work without restriction from any nation worldwide. Different global governments are developing digital nomad visa programs to keep up with the vibrant global trend of digital nomadism. Also, the number of digital nomads is expanding every passing day as more organizations worldwide accept the concept of remote work, thanks to employees having greater negotiating power coupled with the availability of digital workspaces.

Rome2rio appoints ex-Canva Product Lead Bo Jing amidst rapid growth

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Rome2rio, the multi-modal travel planning site, announced that Bo Jing joins as Head of Product as the business continues to strengthen its capabilities. Jing will lead the product team and build solutions that will enable seamless experiences for Rome2rio's users. One of his goals is to make it even easier and more fun for travellers to discover the best door-to-door way to get to their destinations, exploring all possible transport alternatives. He is the latest appointment in a string of hires at Rome2rio which has seen the business fill more than 35 tech and management roles in the last 12 months, with 23 of those in 2022.

Hotel Vs Airbnb: Which one is most appropriate for your next vacation?

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We're all planning our next vacation, and some aspects of travel will most likely change the next time you pack your bags. Few things, however, are as exciting as planning a trip to a new location, and with the rise of Airbnb, travelers have more options for lodging than ever. But how do you choose between Airbnb and a hotel? You may be concerned about Airbnb scams or high hotel prices, but ultimately, where you stay depends on the type of vacation you want to have and ultimately how you like to travel and experience a place.

FreeGuides and Tech Central team up to offer interactive self-guided tours

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FreeGuides, founded by 25-year-old entrepreneur Daniel Wasilewsky, announced it will be working with Tech Central in an effort to encourage Sydneysiders and Tech Central workers and locals to rediscover and support SMBs in the emerging home of tech and innovation.