Pets have long since provided incomparable companionship and it is getting harder to go away on long trips without them. Referred to as man’s best friends, pets have become part of the family and become hard to disregard in most societies. Therefore, when you next plan your family vacation, you might want to consider your cat or dog as you plan your trip.
There is no doubt that the pandemic has had a tremendous impact on how we live and work today. The past two and half years have seen an overhaul of a system we once imagined untouchable. Terms like hybrid work and remote work sprung forth in a bid to initially fight off the COVID-19 virus but are now household as firms struggle to keep their employees happy.
As the world adjusts to the return of normality and people are planning more holidays, leading caravan, campervan and motorhome rental platform, Camplify, has conducted a study, which found that 85% expect to stay within the country for their next holiday.
The effects of the pandemic still reverberate as businesses try to steady themselves after the harrowing two and half years. It is safe to say that the travel restrictions meant to curtail the spread of the pandemic had a severe effect on the travel and tourism industry worldwide.
I was much inspired to take this valiant step for the first time in 2019 after reading Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, a travel memoir detailing the author’s experience on solo trips. And whereas to many, it sounds erratic to move across the world all by yourself, solo travel is one of the most authentic spiritual remunerations you will ever experience. However, decisive precaution and planning have to be exercised before setting off for a wild trip to a foreign country.
Kings Park in Perth leads a new study by Remitly, a digital financial services provider for immigrants and their families, who has revealed the top five viewpoints in all of Australia, and three locations in each State and Territory preferred by interstate and international visitors. The best place to navigate the sheer wonder of Australia’s vast openness and natural beauty are from those locations that offer the best views. Remitly analysed over 1.4 million TripAdvisor reviews to find which attractions have left visitors talking about its view most regularly. The results were then ranked to name the greatest viewpoints, and within each part of Australia.
Over the past decade, blockchain technology has gained traction, with many taking a sudden interest. But is it time to concede that it is a viable technology? Given the many black-market paradoxes associated with this technology, I get the reluctance to fully onboard the Crypto.
Simpleview, in conjunction with Karen Bolinger Consulting, conducted a global survey into the current digital landscape, finding the visitor economy is not keeping pace with other industries and is fuelled by low digital literacy within organisations and stakeholders.
Amazon Australia announced Automotive Part Finder, a tool which enables clients to shop by vehicle and find parts and accessories manufactured to fit their car. Part Finder matches from a range of over 100,000 vehicle specific products like windscreen wiper blades, light bulbs, brake pads, filters etc, to a number of Australia’s most popular cars from the last decade.
As the world begins to rediscover travel with COVID-19 restrictions lifting, the travel industry has an opportunity to rebuild and renew by harnessing advances in fintech to improve the traveler experience. That’s why Amadeus has created the ‘Travel fintech investment trends’ report, based on research with over 70 senior leaders from large airlines and travel sellers.