Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

Did having yesterday off give you a false sense of hope that it was the weekend? Well, get back into holiday mode by staring at this hotel wrap all day.

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Destinations

Revealed: The greenest city in the world for travellers

The 2018 Green Cities Index has shown which city is greenest based on square meter per person. Hint: Sydney did pretty bloody well.

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Cruise

Big Fat Cruise Wrap

Is it Monday? Is it Thursday? We’re not really sure, but you get an extra cruise wrap today anyway. Surprise!

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Aviation

United CEO forgoes bonus following series of PR nightmares

After the Dr Dao incident and the string of dog disasters, the airline has decided its bonuses should reflect customer satisfaction.

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Aviation

Woman left with second-degree burns after Qantas flight

The woman said she did not receive any medical assistance from the airline after a flight attendant accidentally spilt tea on her.

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Travel Agents

Futurist warns: “Agents need to add value you can’t get online”

We asked a futurist how agents can stay relevant in an ever-changing techno-landscape. Unfortunately, he wouldn’t tell us who wins the Bachelor in Paradise.

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Hotels

Serial-killer inspired ‘Horror Hotel’ opens in London

We thought we had a high tolerance for horror, but while writing this story the office dog barked and made us jump half-way out of our chair.

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Technology

Introducing the Tinder of travel apps

We wish there was an app where we could swipe on food. Then again we would probably spend all day swiping right.

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Hotels

Which major hotel chain is entering the homesharing market?

by Laine Fullerton

With disruptors like Airbnb thriving in the homesharing economy, Marriott seems to have adopted a new motto: if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.

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Destinations

Should we rename South Australia?

by Laine Fullerton

On the topic of renaming, we’ve decided to rename our dog “dinner” since it never responds to anything else.

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Aviation

The pilot who landed a plane on one engine

by Lauren Croft

This exceptional pilot landed a flight with one engine, after being told she wasn’t allowed to become a pilot in the first place. What have you done lately?

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Travel Agents

New Helloworld store opens in Tuggerah

The opening was attended by Micky and Minnie Mouse, who we are still holding a grudge against after they failed to show at our 5th birthday party.

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DESTINATIONS

Revealed: The greenest city in the world for travellers

The 2018 Green Cities Index has shown which city is greenest based on square meter per person. Hint: Sydney did pretty bloody well.

DESTINATIONS

Should we rename South Australia?

On the topic of renaming, we’ve decided to rename our dog “dinner” since it never responds to anything else.

DESTINATIONS

India: Off the beaten track with Luxury Gold’s Rohit Kohli

We chatted with Luxury Gold’s India expert about the country’s off the beaten track destinations. That’s not to say any tracks were harmed in the process.

DESTINATIONS

12-year-old runs away to Bali with parents’ credit card

This kid is living out our childhood dreams and raising questions about how easy it is for a child to travel solo.

DESTINATIONS

Aussie tourists caught up in raid on illegal orgy in Thailand

If you thought your Tuesday news was going to be dull, think again, because this story is as scandalous as it gets. Get your popcorn ready.

Scoot

Scoot is the hottest new Low Cost Carrier on the block, and it's on a mission to prove LCCs don't have to mean poor quality experiences. It's an airline for the young, the young-at-heart and the value-seeking. People who remember that travel is all about spontaneous discovery, connections and choosing your own adventure.

NYE IN THE PARK

2017-12-31 | Victoria Park, Sydney,NSW

Skip the hectic firework picnic battle for a festival with food, wine and the best music in Australia

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WANDERLUST FESTIVAL

2016-02-18 |

Unplug from the ordinary. Adventure awaits. Wanderlust festivals are 4-day celebrations of mindful living. Find out more >

Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival 2016

2016-03-04 | Thredbo,NSW

Following the triumphant return of country music to the Snowy Mountains earlier this year, Thredbo is excited to announce that the Snowy Mountains Country Music Festival will be back next year with an even bigger line up of stars from Friday 4 March - Sunday 6 March, 2016. Find out more >

Sculpture by the Sea 2015

2015-10-22 | Bondi,NSW

This year’s exhibition of Sculpture by the Sea transforms the breathtaking Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk with 107 sculptures by artists from 19 countries. The exhibition is free to the public and runs from Thursday 22 October until Sunday 8 November 2015. Find out more >

Aviation

Qantas updates its international network

Meanwhile, we’re updating our wardrobe after discovering that fluoro yellow is no longer our colour.

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Aviation

Flight delays and cancellations: What’s covered by travel insurance?

Meanwhile, we’d like to take out desk insurance so our boss can’t get mad at us anymore when we spill coffee on our keyboard.

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Destinations

India: Off the beaten track with Luxury Gold’s Rohit Kohli

by Ali Coulton

We chatted with Luxury Gold’s India expert about the country’s off the beaten track destinations. That’s not to say any tracks were harmed in the process.

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Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with UTracks’ Jaclyn Lofts

This week, we grabbed Jaclyn Lofts, UTracks Sales Manager and Camino specialist, and convinced her to tell us all her secrets. Though that’s not to say we manhandled her or anything.

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Aviation

Big Fat Airline Wrap

If you didn’t notice it was Anzac Day tomorrow, don’t worry. We didn’t notice we’d spilt coffee all down ourselves this morning until five minutes ago.

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Aviation

Watch: Dnata team clean an entire plane in 25 minutes

This video of a plane being cleaned is oddly soothing, like watching your housemate do the dishes after they’ve gone mouldy.

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Destinations

12-year-old runs away to Bali with parents’ credit card

This kid is living out our childhood dreams and raising questions about how easy it is for a child to travel solo.

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Destinations

Aussie tourists caught up in raid on illegal orgy in Thailand

by Laine Fullerton

If you thought your Tuesday news was going to be dull, think again, because this story is as scandalous as it gets. Get your popcorn ready.

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Tourism

Travel companies celebrate Earth Day with great new initiatives

We celebrated Earth Day by slapping single-use coffee cups our of strangers hands. They’ll thank us when they recover from the burns.

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Aviation

Flight delays and cancellations as Melbourne airport engulfed in fog

Meanwhile, a heavy Monday morning brain fog is causing us to make numerous typos and continuously forget what we’re doing today.

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Aviation

Korean Air Lines chairman apologises for ‘nut rage’ sister’s behavior

That’s right, folks, the infamous ‘nut rage’ story is back, as the younger sister is now under investigation for alleged assault.

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Aviation

Residents of remote community charter their own flights after airline cancels

When her flight to Darwin was cancelled, this woman just chartered her own flight instead. We wish we could do that when our trains were delayed this morning.

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