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Uluru custodian says climbing ban critics need to see things from Anangu perspective

87 per cent of people who visit Uluru choose not to climb, but critics of the decision to ban the option have been vocal. Here’s what the Anangu people want them to understand.

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Tourism Noosa launches digital campaign to showcase best kept secrets

Noosa is looking to prove itself as more than just a destination for retired school teachers and those going through a mid-life crisis, according to this new campaign.

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Bali rocked by off-shore earthquake

by Christian Fleetwood

An off-shore earthquake has struck the south of the Indonesian tourist hotspot, with reports of damaged and evacuated hotels.

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Hundreds of protesters storm famous Paris monument

Police on the scene said 200 to 300 protesters entered the well-known landmark where French national heroes including Voltaire and Victor Hugo are buried.

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“How ridiculous”: Pauline Hanson likens Uluru climbing ban to closing Bondi Beach

by Huntley Mitchell

In an interview that is sure to have many an Aussie giving themselves a face palm, outspoken One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has provided her take on the Uluru climbing ban.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The ultimate guide to 8 dark tourism destinations

Do you have clients who are keen to visit the site of the Chernobyl disaster? Whet their dark tourism appetite even more with this.

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Intrepid “incredibly disappointed” by Uluru photos

by Huntley Mitchell

One of Intrepid Travel’s top brass has vented the company’s disapproval over recent photos showing hordes of tourists climbing Uluru.

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New Caledonia Tourism turns Circular Quay into a beach for Sydney Bastille Festival

by Christian Fleetwood

New Cal Tourism’s Bastille Festival opening last night had quite the impact on Travel Weekly’s roving reporter, who now speaks fluent French.

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Aloha Friday wrap: The Island of Hawaii’s ultimate summer guide, Hawaiian Airlines’ inflight entertainment update + more

Finding it hard to keep warm on this frosty Friday? Bask in the rays of this summery wrap of all things Hawaii.

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How to make the most of summer on the Island of Hawaii: the ultimate guide

Summer has arrived in Hawaii, meaning it’s the perfect time for your clients to get outside, soak up the sun and experience everything it has to offer.

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Blue Siberian “Maldives” lake popular with Instagrammers is a chemical waste dump

This Russian lake is more Chernobyl than it is Maldives, as you’ll discover here.

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South African Tourism welcomes visa waivers for seven countries

South Africa has relaxed visa requirements for seven countries, while Travel Weekly’s editor is relaxing on the office chaise lounge while the intern feeds him grapes.

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