The Big Cheese: AIME’s Angela Sciacca

The Nibbler goes head to head with AIME Exhibition Project Manager Angela Sciacca. Although that’s not to suggest there was any arm wrestling involved.

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Technology

The final verdict: Uber, Rental cars and Taxis

A battle which has waged on for a millennia has come to a crashing end with this report. OK, that’s a bit dramatic, but the findings are interesting.

Aviation

News

Shrinking legroom makes space for flying dangers

Flights are getting quicker, legroom is getting shorter and The Nibbler is running out of plane puns, our head’s in the sky this morning.

Conferences

EEAA delivers ‘best conference yet’ in Melbourne

Melbourne is definitely beating Sydney for MICE events recently. At least we still have better beaches.

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Hotels

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur receives massive makeover

The Marriott Kuala Lumpur has had a huge makeover. Think Princess Diaries with Anne Hathaway. Without the frizzy hair.

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Events

Tourism Australia continues its support for EEAA Young Stars

We were once awarded a Young Star award at a talent show. That has nothing to do with EEAA, but we wanted an excuse to mention it.

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Conferences

AIME heads to Melbourne

AIME is heading to Melbourne, and we’re hoping it makes the most of laneway cafes and vintage op-shops.

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Hotels

Sheraton on the Park debuts luxury Club Lounge

We once spent time in a luxury club lounge. Until we were found by security and promptly escorted out.

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Aviation

Air NZ maintenance to cause delays, cancellations

Air NZ has announced possible flight disruptions, as TW announces disruptions to our non-existent gym routine.

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Aviation

Qantas one step closer to long-haul flight promise

Qantas has taken one hop closer to its goal of direct flights to London, NY & Paris, although we’re not saying they’re in the middle of a game of hopscotch.

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Travel Agents

74% employers have made bad (costly) hires: study

A new survey shows a bad hire could cost your agency close to $20,000. That’s about the same amount we spent on Chinese take-out in 2017.

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Aviation

Singapore Airlines reroutes flight plan after missile threat

Singapore Airlines is the latest to claim it has been affected by North Korean threats. Meanwhile, we will never be leaving Australia again.

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Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

There’s only two topics of conversation at Travel Weekly today – our Hotel Wrap & the ongoing “custard: hot or cold?” debate.

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Conferences

New Zealand onto a winner at PCOA Conference

Delegates loved the 100% Pure New Zealand hub. However, some were said to be disappointed for not finding Frodo or his ring.

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Events

Multi-sensory dinner closes Brisbane’s Dreamtime 2017

We once attended a multi-sensory experience dinner. We wore a blindfold and realised at the end of dinner we’d been sitting in the bathroom the whole night.

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Macao, China

MACAO is one of Asia’s must see destinations. Now known as one of the world’s most exciting destinations for all styles of travel, for its mind blowing landscapes of centuries old architecture and local cuisine, to the newly formed hotels and resorts that provide world-class entertainment and shows plus world-firsts in family attractions that cannot be found in neighbouring cities.