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Destinations

Europe “paralysed” by heavy snow

Our palms are sweaty, knees are weak, it’s summer already. Meanwhile, Europe can barely move through snowfall. Neither seems fair.

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Wholesalers

Big Fat Wholesaler 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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Cruise

What are people’s biggest cruise fears?

Cruising is feared by people the world over. Although we’re not suggesting ships are sneaking up behind people and scaring them.

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Aviation

Qantas one step closer to long-haul flight promise

Qantas has taken one hop closer to its goal of direct flights to London, NY & Paris, although we’re not saying they’re in the middle of a game of hopscotch.

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Travel Agents

74% employers have made bad (costly) hires: study

A new survey shows a bad hire could cost your agency close to $20,000. That’s about the same amount we spent on Chinese take-out in 2017.

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Aviation

Singapore Airlines reroutes flight plan after missile threat

Singapore Airlines is the latest to claim it has been affected by North Korean threats. Meanwhile, we will never be leaving Australia again.

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Destinations

Every late night snack from around the world

We once ate a slice of pizza off the ground at 3am in Berlin. We’re not sure whose it was, but we did wake up very ill.

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Travel Agents

Attn: Travel agents, we want to know all about your 2017

Hey travel agents; here’s a place where you can anonymously gossip about the travel industry in 2017. Best enjoyed with a glass of sparkling.

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Tourism

Are Aussies escaping Christmas for travel?

Christmas celebrations are all well and good, but nothing beats listening to a podcast while drinking poolside cocktails in the tropics away from the rest of your family.

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Travel Agents

Agent Insider: Flight Centre’s Claudia Redman

It’s Monday, what a better way to start off the week than with an R-rated, all-revealed, no holding back agent expose? Ok, might’ve been a little overdramatic there.

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Tourism

Are you too old to be a backpacker?

As our constantly travelling 77-year-old great aunt always says, if you can carry your pack on your back, then by God you can backpack.

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Tourism

Flavour of the week

Time to think of some good questions for kitchen small talk, the industry is welcoming plenty of fresh faces this week.

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..... employers can easily eliminate the bad ones from the good ones by warning the applicants, they cannot use their…

74% employers have made bad (costly) hires: study

Agent Anon

18 hours ago

Too true! Add to the list "Employer allowed employee to get too comfortable". This management faux pas cost…

74% employers have made bad (costly) hires: study

Dan Plante

3 days ago

Can I suggest a fantastic travel towel called CHAWEL that is not only quick drying, but wearable like a robe,…

Are you too old to be a backpacker?
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DESTINATIONS

Europe “paralysed” by heavy snow

Our palms are sweaty, knees are weak, it’s summer already. Meanwhile, Europe can barely move through snowfall. Neither seems fair.

DESTINATIONS

Every late night snack from around the world

We once ate a slice of pizza off the ground at 3am in Berlin. We’re not sure whose it was, but we did wake up very ill.

DESTINATIONS

The Instagrammer taking travel pics to the next level

We once thought we had found the filming location of Friends in New York until we realised the entire show was filmed on a set in Los Angeles.

DESTINATIONS

The best travel spots to connect with your emotions

Lonely Planet is matching destinations to feelings, although couldn’t pinpoint a place to match ‘angry because our bf forgot our anniversary’.

DESTINATIONS

Every trend from Virtuoso’s 2018 Australian Luxe Report

This is a great Friday article. It’s filled with key insights about the industry and also makes for great daydreaming inspiration.

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 >

Twilight at Taronga

2016-01-28 | Sydney,NSW

From the stunning vantage point of Taronga Zoo, Twilight at Taronga’s harbour-side amphitheatre will play host to music lovers each weekend from Thursday 28 January through Saturday 12 March 2016, featuring the likes of Missy Higgins, Josh Pyke, The Waifs, Birds of Tokyo and John Butler Trio. Find out more >

Tourism

Leo DiCaprio backs Aussie’s world-first ecotourism initiative

Sustainability, a tropical paradise and a night with Leo DiCaprio? That’s something we could definitely raise our glasses to. Ok, the Leo bit is a lie.

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Aviation

How do flight attendants point out hotties?

Everyone stop everything! We now know the secret way flighties assess hotties, just don’t be upset when they’re not talking about you.

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Cruise

Two men in a brolly brawl during cruise

by Amy Bryant

We once got into a fight over an umbrella. We had sneakily taken it from someone’s desk at work so in fairness we probably deserved the slap.

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Cruise

Five reasons to cruise the French Polynesia

Summer holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to treat yourself! Unless you’re broke like us, in which case, maybe don’t.

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Destinations

The Instagrammer taking travel pics to the next level

We once thought we had found the filming location of Friends in New York until we realised the entire show was filmed on a set in Los Angeles.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Are you feeling a little bit dusty after endless Christmas parties? We’ve made this wrap extra long to keep you occupied for a whole hour, at least!

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Wholesalers

“Customers’ booking patterns are changing”: Topdeck

by Lauren Croft

Sure, a lot of stuff we claim as “EXCLUSIVE” can be a little liberal with the truth. But not today, exclusivity fans!

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Aviation

Qantas celebrates 70 years of London flights

Qantas is marking a major milestone with London. Meanwhile, we’re marking 9 days of having mac & cheese for dinner.

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Tourism

The unlikely new mascot for travel sustainability

by Amy Bryant

There’s a new ambassador for sustainable tourism, although frankly, we’re still disappointed they didn’t pick this pug in a unicorn suit.

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Travel Agents

Car ploughs through Flight Centre shopfront

by Amy Bryant

A Flight Centre store was left in tatters after a man drove straight into it, amid rumours the manager says they needed new desks anyway.

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Tourism

Seattle swoops into Sydney on trade mission

Visit Seattle treated the trade to Bennelong last night, which was way better than our 5-day old Spag Bol in the fridge at home.

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Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

There’s only two topics of conversation at Travel Weekly today – our Hotel Wrap & the ongoing “custard: hot or cold?” debate.

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