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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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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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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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“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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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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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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Study: the six best destinations for solo female travellers

by Christian Fleetwood

New research has uncovered the safest destinations for solo female travellers. Travel Weekly can reveal that Afghanistan and Chad did not make the list.

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Tourism Solomons urges tourists not to cancel plans despite Rennell Island oil spill

Tourism Solomons’ CEO said while he did not want to be seen to be downplaying the situation, Rennell Island lies close to 250 kilometres away from the nearest main dive location.

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Six reasons why New Caledonia is an easy sell for agents

Struggling to meet your sales targets for the month? Read this and get the kick-start you so desperately need.

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New Caledonia’s seven bucket list-worthy festivals

by Christian Fleetwood

With natural and cultural attractions on offer all year round in New Caledonia, the hardest part for travellers planning a trip will be picking a time.

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Why outdoor travellers fall in love with New Caledonia

Immense coral reefs, kaori rainforest and a heart-shaped mangrove are just some of the sights that tantalise travellers in New Caledonia.

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New Caledonia: the petite français paradise

For a tropical dose of French culture much closer to home, Australian holiday-makers ought to consider a trip to New Caledonia.

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