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Trump administration bans US travel and cruise ship stops in Cuba

The US has imposed a travel ban on its citizens visiting Cuba, in a move that would stop thousands of would-be travellers visiting the island from America.

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China issues US travel alert, following incoming visa changes for visitors to America

China has issued a travel warning for its citizens travelling to the States, citing concerns travellers have been “interrogated, interviewed and subjected to” forms of harassment by US law enforcement.

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Aussies requiring US visas will be forced to disclose social media account info

Fortunately, travellers will not be required to disclose their internet search histories to US immigration authorities.

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Commercial airlines warned Iran military could target flights due to “miscalculation or misidentification”

Are you or a client flying over the Persian Gulf in the near future? You may want to give this a read.

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Hotels

Marriott launches premium home-rental competitor to Airbnb

by Christian Fleetwood

In a case of ‘anything you can do, I can do better’, Marriott has unveiled its very own premium rental platform to take on Airbnb.

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The most powerful passports in the world have been revealed

All this passport talk has reminded Travel Weekly’s editor to renew his own. The current photo of him looks like it was taken during a gurning competition.

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Aviation

BOEING UDATE: US and Canada finally boycott MAX 8 aircraft, while Melbourne manufacturer could suffer

by Christian Fleetwood

They’re last to the table, but the US and Canada have finally banned and grounded all Boeing MAX 8 aircraft in their national airspace.

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Qantas updates its international network

Meanwhile, we’re updating our wardrobe after discovering that fluoro yellow is no longer our colour.

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US travel ban on Playa del Carmen lifted

The US has lifted travel restrictions on one of Mexicos biggest tourist hot spots. Meanwhile, we’re lifting self-imposed restrictions on desk naps.

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Aviation

“Hell on earth”: Puke plane horrifies passengers

A rocky plane descent in the US meant “pretty much everyone” onboard was throwing up. Please pray for the passengers who endured puke plane 2k18.

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Tourism

Aussie detained for overstaying US visa by 90 mins

by Hannah Edensor

The US has reached peak crazy after officials locked up an Aussie man who overstayed his visa due to delays at the Canadian border.

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Hawaii claims nose dive in tourism, sues over Trump travel ban

by Daisy Melwani

We eagerly await Trump’s 5am tweets slamming Moana as “overrated”.

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