Oman

Oman might have a reputation for being overly indulgent, but there's plenty of lesser-known secrets to uncover about this Arabian jewel. From the stunning natural environment, to the genuine locals and thrilling adventures, Oman has something for every traveller. And now, thanks to a new campaign, you and a friend could be experiencing the destination for yourself...

Aviation

Big Fat Airline Wrap

We’re all a bit dusty from yesterday’s massive Travel DAZE event, so if you’d like to know what’s in the airline wrap this week, just click on the story.

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Travel Agents

Time is running out to become a Great Train Journeys expert!

If you want to be a Great Knight of the Round Table, you’ve only got two weeks left. Oh sorry, that’s meant to say Great Train Journeys expert.

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Tourism

The Oscar-worthy vid of agent Lucia Bonizzato in Singapore

We put our camera knowledge to the test on an agent famil in Singapore. Too bad we left the lens cap on for most of it.

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Travel Agents

All the fab photos from Travel DAZE!

Are you getting tired of seeing ‘Travel DAZE’ stories? We could substitute it for ‘Italian sandwich’, but then the stories wouldn’t make any sense.

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Aviation

Air France ‘millennial’ airline is a “rooftop bar” + more

by Hannah Edensor

Joon promises to be a rooftop bar, personal assistant, and fashion designer. Travel Weekly promises to be on-time, but only sometimes.

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Wholesalers

Wendy Wu: From humble beginnings to industry leader

by Daisy Doctor

Wendy Wu let the Travel DAZE audience in on the secrets of her success, although it’s hardly a secret now we’re telling everyone.

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Technology

Aussies spend $16.4bn each year on online travel purchases

by Hannah Edensor

Aussies spend over $16 billion on online travel products. Meanwhile, Travel Weekly is scrounging for change in the couch cushions.

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Destinations

Five untrodden European paths

There are still untrodden paths left in Europe, although no path is less trodden than the one from our office to the local gym.

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Destinations

G Adventures sails through new destination

Sri Lanka is the hottest new tourist destination for Aussie tourists, but we’re not saying it’s going to leave third degree burns.

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Breaking News

Tourism

BREAKING: Travel Weekly staff shake-up!

Travel Weekly’s team has undergone a shake-up, although that’s not to say there was any shimmying or maracas involved in the process.

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Tourism

Lonely Planet: A guide to accepting failure

by Daisy Doctor

The world’s most popular guidebook had a few missteps along the way, although we’re not saying any of the books took a fall down some stairs.

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Destinations

WATCH: travel agent Zoe Taylor takes on Singapore

Singapore Tourism Board took this lucky agent on the adventure of a lifetime. Along with Travel Weekly’s freeloading cameraman.

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inPlace Recruitment | Sydney

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DESTINATIONS

Five untrodden European paths

There are still untrodden paths left in Europe, although no path is less trodden than the one from our office to the local gym.

DESTINATIONS

G Adventures sails through new destination

Sri Lanka is the hottest new tourist destination for Aussie tourists, but we’re not saying it’s going to leave third degree burns.

DESTINATIONS

WATCH: travel agent Zoe Taylor takes on Singapore

Singapore Tourism Board took this lucky agent on the adventure of a lifetime. Along with Travel Weekly’s freeloading cameraman.

DESTINATIONS

LA gears up for Olympics

The Olympics aren’t all incredibly fit people in skimpy Lyrca, there’s fun opportunities for host cities as well.

DESTINATIONS

Amazing destinations – minus the crowds

Do all your travel photos look beautiful except for the selfie sticks poking up in the bottom of the frame? Do a happy dance with this read.

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 >

Wholesalers

Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

We wrote this wrap while in the darkness of the Travel DAZE audience, so if there’s any typos, it’s because we couldn’t see the keyboard.

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Wholesalers

“If we hadn’t lost focus, we could’ve been much bigger”: Excite co-founder

by Hannah Edensor

Excite Holidays’ Nic Stavropoulos gave us an exclusive on his lessons from failure. Well, us and everyone else at Travel DAZE today.

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Travel Agents

Guilty agent gets fraud sentence relaxed to move overseas

Are you in the fraudulent travel business? Well, it’s not only very naughty but it doesn’t appear to have any consequences anyway.

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Travel Agents

Travellers Choice signs OTA deal with exclusive products

Travellers Choice has gone to the dark side and gotten cosy with an OTA. Although that sounds far more dramatic than it actually is.

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Tourism

The travel habits of baby boomers and millennials

Shocking study shows baby boomers and millennials aren’t that different after all. Although ‘shocking’ might be overkill.

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Aviation

Outages at Sydney Airport cause chaos

Families off on school holiday adventures left stranded around the country. It’s times like these we’re grateful to be childless and at work.

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Hotels

How you can stay in the house from Offspring

We love Offspring so much we’d already stalked the cast to find Nina’s house. Thankfully, for you, there’s a less creepy way to see it.

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Destinations

LA gears up for Olympics

The Olympics aren’t all incredibly fit people in skimpy Lyrca, there’s fun opportunities for host cities as well.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

We’re far too hungover to come up with anything witty today, so please enjoy this article we prepared earlier.

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Tourism

Holy smokes! Travel DAZE is on Monday!

We almost wrote the headline in CAPS to express our enthusiasm, but were worried about sounding like one of those shout-y carpet sales ads.

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Aviation

The secrets to keeping airline passengers happy

by Hannah Edensor

The secret to keeping Travel Weekly happy is a few bottles of champers, unlimited cheese and a bit of ABBA in the background.

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Cruise

Best travel tips from cruise ship captains

We found the best cruise captains and asked for their travel recommendations. We also found a $2 coin on the street, so it’s good news all round.

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