Road & Rail
Kiwi rail journey provider closes outdoor carriages due to dangerous selfies
Passengers’ risky behaviour in search of the ultimate selfie has forced the closure of some iconic train viewing platforms.
Afterpay expands into travel with lay-by holiday offering
by Christian Fleetwood
Travel Weekly’s editor is planning to lay-by a holiday as soon as he finishes paying off a Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set from Kmart.
Road & Rail
At least 29 people killed in Madeira tourist bus crash
by Ali Coulton
The driver reportedly lost control of the bus before it plunged off the road and rolled down a hill.
India’s Jet Airways collapses due to funding shortage
by Huntley Mitchell
It’s turning out to be a day of collapses this fine Thursday, with the office chair of Travel Weekly’s editor having just given way to his posterior.
Etihad to operate entirely plastic-free flight for Earth Day
This Earth Day, Travel Weekly is committing to slapping single-use coffee cups out of the hands of at least three commuters on our way to work. They’ll thank us when they recover from the burns.
Expedia to no longer be a controlled company following new acquisition
Online travel behemoth Expedia has broken the shackles and surfaced from its parent’s basement looking rather healthy, rather than malnourished and disheveled.
One in five Aussies admit to missing their pets more than their kids when they go away
Pet owners across Australia are no doubt preparing to say tearful goodbyes to their furry life partners before going away this Easter, while simultaneously flipping off their kids.
Agent wrap: Qantas Holidays rewards premium agents, Bench Africa famil + more!
Does seeing all the famil pictures in our agent wraps make you green with envy? Take comfort in the fact that you don’t have to come into work for the next four days. We know we are.
Hotel wrap: Preferred hotels & resorts new members, Australia gets a second voco + more!
We took a 10-minute break from scoffing Easter eggs to bring you up to date with all the latest hotel openings and deals. You’re welcome.
Why you need to attend the Amazing Tastes of Thailand roadshow
The Amazing Tastes of Thailand roadshow is just around the corner! Here’s why YOU need to be there.
Carnival cruise ship rescues dozens of people adrift at sea
A Carnival cruise ship has gone all Baywatch and saved the day by helping rescue a vessel carrying more than 20 passengers adrift in the Gulf of Mexico.
WTF? Air stewards are selling unwashed uniforms on eBay
Inspired by this story, Travel Weekly’s editor is attempting to sell a pair of his unwashed Calvin Klein briefs on Gumtree, all for a low, low price of $1.25 plus shipping.
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