Joe Cusmano

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Joe Cusmano

An experinced airline and travel industry professional, Joe has over 25 years international airline sales experience of which 18 have been in senior positions in Australia, North Africa and Europe, Middle East and Thailand.

Committed to sharing news and personal experiences, he explains that, post-COVID, "once I resume travelling with people that like me are nomads by nature and love to travel, (I will) provide you with as much advice and tips to make your travel experience a memorable one."

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International Tourism Growth returns to 60% of pre-pandemic Levels

Newly released statistics from the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer has shown that international arrivals climbed by 172% during the first seven months of 2022 compared to the same seven-month…

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Oct 2, 2022 Joe Cusmano Safety / Tourism /


Thailand introduces new international tourist arrival tax

The Government of Thailand is introducing a new tourist tax of 300 THB (US$10) for all overseas visitors starting in April. The tax was announced last week and will take effect after being…

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Jan 25, 2022 Joe Cusmano Finance / Government / Safety / Tourism /


A fifth of the world’s destinations remain off limits to tourism

One in every five destinations’ borders remains entirely closed as the new COVID-19 Omicron variant outbreak wreaks havoc on the resumption of international tourism. According to the…

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Jan 12, 2022 Joe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /


Potential spread of Omicron variant of global concern

As the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that the global risk from the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus is “extremely high” and could result in future surges with…

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Dec 7, 2021 Joe Cusmano Safety / Tourism / Wellness /


Australian borders to open for fully vaccinated international students from 1st December

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today announced that the nation’s border will be open to fully vaccinated international travellers, students, working holidaymakers and…

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Nov 22, 2021 Joe Cusmano Education / Government / Tourism /


Thailand set to introduce controversial ‘tourism fee’ in 2022

The Thai Government is forging ahead with a contentious proposal to charge every tourist an entry fee, a move that it is feared will impact efforts to rebuild the nation’s tourism…

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Oct 8, 2021 Joe Cusmano Finance / Government / Tourism /


Air New Zealand introduces ‘no jab, no fly’ policy for overseas travellers

Air New Zealand has joined Qantas and a number of other airlines in enforcing a 'no jab, no fly' policy for overseas travellers. Set to be introduced as of next February, customers…

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Oct 4, 2021 Joe Cusmano Safety / Tourism /