Mary Rossi Travel in the Media
Mary Rossi Travel enjoys an enviable reputation in the travel industry for it’s expertise and our views and opinions are often sought out by the media. We are also regularly invited to appear on guest panels to judge an array of industry awards.
SBS News | 19 April 2021
Claudia was interviewed by SBS on the start of the Trans-Tasman travel bubble starting on 19 April, 2021. The bubble allows travel between Australia and New Zealand quarantine free.
Australian Financial Review | 7 April 2021
Mary Rossi Travel manager, Michael Schischka was interviewed by the Australian Financial Review about the Trans Tasman Travel Bubble.
LATTE | Luxury Australian Travel Trade E-News | 13 March, 2021
The start-up ultra-luxury cruise line The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has confirmed it’s working on how travel advisor members of Marriott STARS will be able to offer special perks to their VIP cruise guests.
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LATTE | Luxury Australian Travel Trade E-News | 13 August 2020
Major tourist cities around the world could expect less overseas visitors in the ‘new normal’ post-COVID environment as travellers move beyond popular hubs to the serenity of rural countrysides, says Mary Rossi Travel Managing Director, Claudia Rossi Hudson.
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Australian Financial Review | June 2020
Last year, a record 9.3 million people from abroad entered Australia. With that market now missing in action, it’s up to Australia to support this key industry, which delivers around $150 billion to our bottom line each year.
Fiona Carruthers, Travel Editor. Read article here AFR Tourism isn’t roaring back, but opening borders will help.
Australian Financial Review | February 2020
As the $45 billion global cruise industry continues to feel the shocks of coronavirus (COVID-19), closer to home, luxury Sydney travel agency Mary Rossi Travel spent the past week rewriting newsletters and itineraries, deftly tweaking their promoted destinations.
Multi-generational Travel in the The West Australian | February 2018
Claudia’s thoughts on the rise of multi-generational travel (travelling with several generations of the same family) were sought by The West Australian journalist Angie Tomlinson.
Guest Judge Signature Luxury Travel & Style Cruise Awards 2017
Claudia was invited by Signature Luxury Travel & Style magazine to participate on their judging panel for the 2017 Cruise Awards.
Sun Herald Traveller on Sunday Section | February 2015
Impact of the falling Australian dollar on overseas travel
Gourmet Traveller | November 2014
Special Agents by Rob Ingram
Travel Daily | 17th June, 2014
Claudia was presented with the Gold Medal for Tourism by Patrick Benhamou on behalf of Laurent Fabius (French Tourism Manger).
International Traveller Magazine | January/February 2013
Two of Leo Schofield’s most memorable travel experiences have been arranged by Mary Rossi Travel! Read Travel Treasure with Leo Schofield in the January/February 2013 issue of International Traveller Magazine. Click here to read: International Traveller Magazine – Leo Schofield Travel Treasure
Australian Financial Review | January 25th 2013
Claudia Rossi Hudson talks to Fiona Carruthers. “Plan early to nab a deal”. Here’s a snapshot from the article.
“Depending on your situation and ability to be flexible, always look to travel outside peak periods and in shoulder season to Europe.
Mary Rossi Travel’s general manager, Claudia Rossi Hudson, concurs that “the best time to book is about nine months out from a holiday”……
Talking to a travel consultant who might be able to provide you with options not readily available or obvious online is always money well spent”.
TTG Asia Digital, Asia’s leading travel trade title | October 2012
Claudia Rossi Hudson talks to TTG Asia Digital, Asia’s leading travel trade title October 2012.
Claudia’s opinions are regularly sought on industry issues. Recently she shared her thoughts on the Qantas-Emirates partnership announcement.