Singapore

Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan melting pot, but there's more to the lion city than meets the eye. Packed with stunning cultural communities, natural beauty weaved in between unique urban architecture, and stacks of family-friendly entertainment, the island city is one of the most exciting in the world. And to top it all off, it’s a foodie’s haven. Travellers to Singapore can expect to be dazzled, charmed, and surprised.

Aviation

Qatar tries to buy stake in American Airlines

by Hannah Edensor

Qatar Airways has offered a rose to American Airlines in the hopes they will accept their love. Sorry, we’ve got ‘The Bachelor’ on the brain.

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Hotels

Ritz-Carlton sails into the cruise business

A hotel group launches a cruise line, and Travel Weekly launches no-pants Friday. It’s a crazy world today.

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Travel Agents

Travellers to US Super Bowl now have authorised Aussie agency

Is everyone starting to talk Super Bowl in your office & your only chat-piece is last night’s MasterChef? Brush-up here, fast.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre: Aussies big on ‘bleisure’

This has to be the fifth piece of research we’ve received from Flight Centre lately. Not that we’re complaining, mind, we love anything that gives us less work.

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Wholesalers

Si Travel throws launch party, reveals travel start-up program

by Hannah Edensor

Si Travel Group launched in Sydney with a fabulous party last night, and between the hangover and bacon-and-egg roll, we managed to file this.

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Travel Agents

Big Fat Agent Wrap

Do you only read Travel Weekly for the famil photos and travel deals? Well this is like all your Christmases have come at once!

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Travel Agents

83% Melbournians use travel agents

A new survey shows 83% of Victorian-dwellers use travel agents. Don’t worry, we sent sympathy cards to the other 17%.

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Travel Agents

New luxury OTA to “disrupt traditional agency model”

by Hannah Edensor

We’re slapping this article with an ‘exclusive’ label, and by exclusive we mean we’ve already read it on other websites.

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Hotels

IHG launches new hotel without a name

by Hannah Edensor

We’re always calling people ‘thingymabob’ and ‘hey you’ so we’re totally on board with a hotel without a name.

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Cruise

The best cruising scam in the business

We don’t usually publish salacious, scandalous articles but today we made an exception. Oh, who are we kidding – we love those stories!

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Travel Agents

27 ways to challenge your clients

by Tara Harrison

We reveal the best ways to challenge your clients with your next booking, although by challenge we don’t mean arm wrestles and arguments.

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Tourism

Future travel threats, according to industry leaders

by Hannah Edensor

Industry bigwigs have speculated on how global instability could impact tourism. Although none of them were actually wearing big wigs.

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DESTINATIONS

Tourists evacuated as Brussels soldiers foil “terror attack”

A busy tourist spot in Brussels has been evacuated after soldiers shot down a suspected suicide bomber.

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6 best road trips across the world

Do you feel the need for speed? Well strap yourselves in for one of these amazing road trips. Or watch Top Gun, whatever’s easiest.

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The ultimate guide to tipping abroad

Travel Weekly always gives tips when travelling, from how to pick up guys to the best place to get a perfectly cooked steak.

DESTINATIONS

How to get high in Colombia

Given Australia’s reputation in Colombia lately, this might not seem like the best article to publish. But we’re willing to bet you’ll all still click on it.

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10 destinations seeing huge influx of travellers

These destinations experienced a surge in demand last year, so if you loathe big crowds and loud tourists, these are the spots to avoid.

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 >

Travel Agents

Flavour of the Week

If you thought we slacked off with our appointment articles recently, you’d be right. Hey, it’s not our fault if everyone’s happy in their current jobs.

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Tourism

The best travel marketing campaigns ever

by Heather Mollins

You’ll be transported to an idyllic Balinese beach after reading this, all minus the dog meat and Bali belly.

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Tourism

Is demand for Melbourne damaging tourism?

Travellers to Melbourne can expect more expensive flights and hotel stays if this report is anything to go by. And we’re assuming it is something to go by.

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Wholesalers

TripAdvisor names most booked Aussie tours

TripAdvisor has named the most sought after tours in Australia, and we’ll give you 10 points if you can guess them all. Just points though, no dollars.

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Hotels

Big Fat Hotel Wrap

Did you miss the mid-morning hotel briefing? Perhaps you dozed off during parts of it? Well, thankfully we’ve written this.

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Aviation

52% of flyers want separate cabin for kids

by Hannah Edensor

A new survey shows more than half of travellers want families with kids banished to a separate cabin. We suggest they take obnoxious seat recliners and loud snorers as well!

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Aviation

Qantas venture to focus on passenger wellbeing

Qantas is putting passenger wellbeing at the top of its priority list. But will that include inflight yoga and green smoothies, we wonder?

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Tourism

Where are Aussies staying longer & spending more?

There’s nothing like a National Visitor Survey to brighten up your day. Or weigh you down, depending on how you feel about numbers.

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Aviation

Skytrax announce world’s best airlines

by Amy Bryant

Skytrax has unveiled its ranking of the World’s Best Airlines, and we figured it’s a good enough excuse to use a photo of Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

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Cruise

Big Fat Cruise Wrap

Can’t get your head around cruising? Why spend hours watching Titanic and gazing at the horizon when you could just read this.

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Tourism

NSW Budget to ramp up state’s tourism

The state government invests $193 million into tourism and events, and our boss gives us $4 for a coffee. It’s win-win today!

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Tourism

The most annoying things passengers do on transport

We’re strong advocates of public transport, except when it’s full of freaks with personal hygiene issues.

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