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Aviation

‘People like you are paedophiles’: Drunk passenger abuses Qantas cabin crew on Singapore flight

by Christian Fleetwood

We’ve reported on some pretty out there drunken airline rampages but this is definitely one of the most bizarre.

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IATA releases 2018 airline safety performance

by Christian Fleetwood

Off the back of an awful year for air travel, the International Air Transport Association has released its annual safety performance data.

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Tourism

Be taken aback by Albania’s cringe-worthy new tourism campaign

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly staff were taken aback this morning upon learning Albania is using the film Taken to promote itself as an “incredibly safe place to visit”.

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Tourism

Australia bans travellers with domestic violence convictions

by Ali Coulton

Need a good news fix among all the disasters and tragedies of the last week? This should do the trick.

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Aviation

Boeing quietly launches the world’s longest plane, amid MAX 8 debacle

by Christian Fleetwood

Amid the ongoing international drama surrounding its MAX 8 aircraft, Boeing has unveiled its latest, largest and most efficient long-haul carrier jet: the 777X.

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Technology

Here’s how to give your client a tour guide in their pocket

by Ali Coulton

Audio-guiding company Vox has mapped 20 cities to bring you the ultimate add-on for your clients. We chatted to their CMO to get the low-down.

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Travel Agents

Helloworld Business Travel supports Royal Flying Doctors outback trek

Helloworld Business Travel member Digby Warren will be setting off for the 10th time this June on The Outback Car Trek to raise funds for the RFDS.

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Aviation

Airline wrap: more London flights for Emirates, Singapore dabbles in wellness cuisine + more!

Travel Weekly strongly condones the food focus of this week’s Airline Wrap. In fact, our support is so strong we’ve chosen to take an extra lunch break today.

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Technology

Opinion: agents who blend tech and the human touch will win

by Champa Magesh

Seeing as high-tech robot travel planners are still a glint in their inventor’s eye, Amadeus’ Champa Magesh suggests agents should combine their expertise with some high-tech gadgets.

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Destinations

TUNE IN: Intrepid showcases Japan on Sunrise

We haven’t been awake in time to watch breakfast TV since 1997 but for this, we might consider making an exception.

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Destinations

Tour operator releases private Game of Thrones adventure

by Christian Fleetwood

GoT fans can frolic through King’s Landing while they eagerly await the final instalment of the iconic TV show. And by frolic, we mean ogle the filming locations where their favourite characters were killed off.

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Wholesalers

“Our purpose is ever more clear”: G Adventures’ Bruce Poon Tip reflects on Christchurch massacre

Messages of support have been flowing in from around the world in the wake of the Christchurch shooting. Read the heartfelt letter from G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip here.

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DESTINATIONS

Be taken aback by Albania’s cringe-worthy new tourism campaign

Travel Weekly staff were taken aback this morning upon learning Albania is using the film Taken to promote itself as an “incredibly safe place to visit”.

DESTINATIONS

TUNE IN: Intrepid showcases Japan on Sunrise

We haven’t been awake in time to watch breakfast TV since 1997 but for this, we might consider making an exception.

DESTINATIONS

Tour operator releases private Game of Thrones adventure

GoT fans can frolic through King’s Landing while they eagerly await the final instalment of the iconic TV show. And by frolic, we mean ogle the filming locations where their favourite characters were killed off.

DESTINATIONS

“Our purpose is ever more clear”: G Adventures’ Bruce Poon Tip reflects on Christchurch massacre

Messages of support have been flowing in from around the world in the wake of the Christchurch shooting. Read the heartfelt letter from G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip here.

DESTINATIONS

Tourists trapped as landslide hits Indonesia

At least two of the 40 trapped tourists have died as Indonesia battles with flash flooding and damaged infrastructure following an earthquake.

ITB Asia 2018

2018-10-17 | Singapore,OVERSEAS

ITB Asia is a annually held three day B2B trade show and convention for the travel industry.

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Australian Travel Awards

2018-11-30 | Sydney,NSW

This new consumer and travel trade facing industry awards programme is designed to celebrate wholesalers, destinations, airlines, tourism boards, cruise lines, retailers and the myriad of other companies that make the travel industry so amazing.

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NYE In The Park festival

2018-12-31 | Victoria Park, Sydney,NSW

An afternoon of pop up bars, cocktails, food and music, followed by a night full of live music from The Presets, The Jungle Giants, Hayden James, Confidence Man, Hot Dub Time Machine, Luke Million and heaps more.

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Clearview New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruises on Sydney

2018-12-31 | Sydney,NSW

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Sydney on a Premium Glass Boat

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Aviation

Air New Zealand engineer among those killed in Friday’s Christchurch shooting

by Christian Fleetwood

Lilik Abdul Hamid, an aircraft maintenance engineer in Christchurch, was in the Deans Avenue Mosque at the time of the attacks.

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News

Tourists trapped as landslide hits Indonesia

At least two of the 40 trapped tourists have died as Indonesia battles with flash flooding and damaged infrastructure following an earthquake.

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Aviation

Qantas fronts Darwin Senate inquiry for steep pricing on regional fares

Qantas execs are looking a little like well-done rib eye steaks after copping a bit of a grilling during a Senate inquiry.

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Cruise

MSC to build four new luxury cruise ships

We’re not sure if there’s anything we love more than the smell of new cruise ships on a Monday morning. Ok, we’re lying. We prefer the smell of our bed and not having to leave it to go to work.

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Technology

OPINION: Technology will bring back customer loyalty

by Alejandro Moxey

We’re only just tech-savvy enough to open Outlook, so we got Expedia’s Alejandro Moxey to pen this informative piece for us.

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Aviation

Ethiopian Airlines black box shows similarities to Lion Air crash

by Ali Coulton

As French aviation authorities analyse the flight data recorders, Boeing is finalising a software update it hopes will fix problems surrounding its 737 MAX 8.

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Wholesalers

Wholesaler wrap: Intrepid Travel deals, Latin American digital detoxes + more!

Kickstart your week with all the latest wholesaler deals and announcements. Or, you can make like us and drown yourselves in caffeine before taking a tactical afternoon nap.

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Tourism

What?! Secure your spot at Travel DAZE for just $250!

The mouths of Travel weekly staff were as wide-open as that of the man in the accompanying photo after being informed of this whopping discount.

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Events

The Crusty Demons of dirt are back!

The Misfits, the owner of Travel Weekly, has won the PR and marketing account for the Crusty Demons, a daredevil freestyle motorcycle show that features the best riders from around the world.

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Aviation

NSW storm chaos: travellers delayed by bad weather at Sydney airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly does not endorse the supposed “washing” of feet in overflowing gutters, as one of its editors thought to do while wearing thongs in the rain yesterday.

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Destinations

Sydney named world’s 10th worst city in new rankings

by Christian Fleetwood

Thousands of people have ranked Sydney the worst city in the world. In other news, water is wet.

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Aviation

Big MH370 news: Authorities investigate potential link between debris and diplomat assassination

There are a lot of theories being thrown around about missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, and here’s another one.

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