Aviation

Aussie regional flights hit by “critical” pilot shortage

Meanwhile, a Nescafe Gold shortage has been causing havoc in the Travel Weekly office, leading to a spate of caffeine headaches and severe Mondayitis.

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Tourism

TRAGIC ACCIDENT: 17 tourists dead in Missouri ‘duck boat’ accident

17 sightseers, nine from the same family, have died after a duck boat capsized in Missouri.

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Destinations

G Adventures celebrates Galapagos Islands plastic ban with free reusable water bottles

The adventure travel company is fighting the good fight with some fab new initiatives. If that doesn’t brighten up your Monday, we don’t know what will.

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Travel Agents

“It’s the Olympics of high-end experiential travel”: Virtuoso APAC MD talks Travel Week

by Ali Coulton

It’s that time of year again! We chatted with Michael Londregan about why “See you in Vegas” has become the catchcry of the luxe travel world.

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Cruise

The Aussie parent ‘flirt freeze’ boosting cruise sales

Can your flirting more accurately be described as staring at strangers on the bus? Apparently, you’re not alone.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat NTIA Wrap

Catch up on all the glitz and glam of AFTA’s National Travel Industry Awards in this handy wrap! Warning: may contain traces of glitter and ecstatic travel industry folk.

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Technology

Here’s how hoteliers can make the most of mobile

We make the most of our mobile phone by using it as a plate to eat toast off. In completely unrelated news, all of our Instagram photos now contain crumbs.

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Cruise

Q&A with Royal Caribbean’s chief meteorologist – yes, that’s a thing

This guy’s job title has got to be one of the coolest we’ve ever seen. It’s right up there with professional video game tester and resident dog petter.

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Wholesalers

Big Fat Wholesale Wrap

Do you love wraps with a dash of “I need to go there” teamed with a liberal sprinkle of “Oh God, I wish I had more savings”? Well, joy awaits within.

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Tourism

How heavily does the Aussie dollar influence overseas travel?

New research points to the strength of the Aussie dollar having a hefty influence on overseas skiing and snowboarding-based holidays.

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Destinations

The Pacific Island big enough to road trip

by Tara Harrison

Australians often only see New Caledonia via cruise ship. But those venturing inland by road will discover gorgeous terrain and welcoming local communities.

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Destinations

PICTURES: 6 iconic ruins re-imagined for the 21st century

What better way to speed up your Friday afternoon than by watching these iconic ruins transform before your eyes? Click here and it’ll be knock-off time before you know it.

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DESTINATIONS

G Adventures celebrates Galapagos Islands plastic ban with free reusable water bottles

The adventure travel company is fighting the good fight with some fab new initiatives. If that doesn’t brighten up your Monday, we don’t know what will.

DESTINATIONS

The Pacific Island big enough to road trip

Australians often only see New Caledonia via cruise ship. But those venturing inland by road will discover gorgeous terrain and welcoming local communities.

DESTINATIONS

PICTURES: 6 iconic ruins re-imagined for the 21st century

What better way to speed up your Friday afternoon than by watching these iconic ruins transform before your eyes? Click here and it’ll be knock-off time before you know it.

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These are the top destinations for women flying solo

More women are travelling by themselves than ever before. So start building your bucket lists, ladies, with a few of these hidden gems.

DESTINATIONS

Five reasons why Yukon should be on your bucket list

Never heard of Yukon, Canada? You definitely should’ve. It’s got Northern Lights, stunning scenery, a ton of wildlife and a massive range of activities.

Introducing Amadeus' Mobile Traveller App

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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 >

Destinations

These are the top destinations for women flying solo

More women are travelling by themselves than ever before. So start building your bucket lists, ladies, with a few of these hidden gems.

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Travel Agents

LEGO Legend to talk at Travellers Choice Conference

Knowing the absolute agony of stepping on a stray piece of Lego first hand, Travel Weekly wholeheartedly salute this man for not throwing in the towel.

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Hotels

LUX resorts boosts eco-tourism in the Maldives with great new initiatives

Meanwhile, we’re trying to boost eco-friendly practices in our office by slapping single-use coffee cups out of our colleague’s hands. They’ll thank us once the burns heal.

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Tourism

Here are the best ways to jump the queue during peak season

Millennials have been coming up with some very creative ways to avoid queuing, allowing baby boomers to direct their rage towards something other than avocados for a change.

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Aviation

NEW PLANES: AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines announce aircraft orders

We love the smell of new planes in the morning. Actually, that might be the routine scent of burnt toast wafting over from the office kitchen.

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News

Flavour of the Week

Next to these travel industry champs, we feel like complete sloths. Although that’s not saying we have anything against sloths.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Today is agent wrap day and we had pizza for breakfast. If that doesn’t scream Friday, what does?

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Hotels

Garance Doré shares her top travel tips for an ultra chic trip

We sat down with the founder of Atelier Doré to find out if there’s anything that can be done about our hopelessly daggy aesthetic. She wasn’t hopeful.

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Cruise

PICTURES: Celebrity Cruises unveils HUGE revamp of ALL ships

Check out the fresh new digs coming to Celebrity Cruises! We’re going to paste these pictures on the walls of our dirty sharehouse so we can pretend we don’t live in squalor.

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Hotels

Marriott to remove plastic straws by 2019

Looks like another hotel giant is jumping on the plastic-free bandwagon! We’re celebrating with a nice glass of champagne. Ok, it’s two-week-old wine.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld boosts Learning & Development opportunities for agents

We’ve also been working on our learning and development, but sadly our boss doesn’t consider scrolling through the travel inspo tag on Instagram educational.

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Destinations

Five reasons why Yukon should be on your bucket list

Never heard of Yukon, Canada? You definitely should’ve. It’s got Northern Lights, stunning scenery, a ton of wildlife and a massive range of activities.

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