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Bali Bagus – Almost 1m Aussies Visit in 2015

Blue skies, six foot swell, 28 degree water, offshore winds and a game of cards. Scene from an Uluwatu warung, June 2014
Chilling at Uluwatu

Nothing it seems can get between Australians and their love affair with Bali, which last year recorded just over 4m tourists, according to the Bali Government Tourist Office.

Of those, almost 1m were Australians who kept on coming despite consistent flight disruptions through the year caused by repeated volcanic eruptions. More 

Tiger's Wings Clipped As SIA Takes Over

Tiger Airways is set to be completely absorbed by Singapore Airlines and removed from the local stock exchange after more than 90% of its shareholders accepted an offer from SIA of 45 cents a share valuing the struggling low cost carrier company at more than S$1.13 billion.

Andrew Turner To Lead Asian Expansion for Mantra

Andrew TurnerHotel Industry veteran Andrew Turner – who spent 14 years as CEO of Mirvac Hotels – has joined ASX-listed Mantra Group as Vice President Acquisitions, Asia.

He'll be based at Mantra Group’s new regional office in Singapore from late February and have responsibility for driving the Group’s Asian expansion.

Inbound Travel Continues Strong Growth Trend

Strong inbound tourism growth into Australia continued in November with arrivals up 9.7% over the previous year. China was once again the fastest-growing market with an increase of 27.8%, followed by Singapore, which grew 14.3%. Outbound travel by Australians rose 4.9% during the month.

Upcoming Events

TRAVELtech Australia 2016

OCTOBER 4, 2016

TRAVELtech - Australia's leading online travel marketing, distribution and technology event - returns to Sydney on October 4.

So mark it in your diary and keep and eye out for further details, which will be available from early May.

Alternatively - and this would be a much smarter option - register for updates and we'll send them through.

Meanwhile, here are some pix from 2015... 

If you'd like to find out more please email us or call 612-9882-1575.

See more great pix at: TRAVELtech 2015 - It's A Wrap...


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