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Hotels

Revealed: Hottest hotels and venues in VIC

TAA’s Accommodation Awards are like Miss Universe pageants, just without the tiaras and swimsuit competitions. Ok, it’s nothing like Miss Universe.

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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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Tourism

“We’re all getting robbed”: Vic tourism hit by scam

by Hannah Edensor

At least nine Victorian tourist attractions have been hit by a credit card scam. We too were busted for buying clothes under our boss’s name but only to avoid buyers shame in the office.

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Aviation

Melbourne snags Dreamliner to USA

by Daisy Melwani

Fares to go on sale Christmas Day for flights departing December 2017.

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Wholesalers

Scenic shows off Australian offering

by Kate Webster

Marking Scenic’s 30th anniversary, the 11 Day Victorian Discovery pays homage to the very first coach tour Scenic offered when it began operating in 1986.

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Aviation

Singapore A380 set to return

by Daisy Melwani

Singapore Airlines’ A380 will once again be seen over Melbourne as the airline adds additional capacity over the year-end holiday season.

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Travel Agents

Disgraced travel agent locked up

by Daisy Melwani

Busted! Thieving agent gets prison sentence. Before going in, writes apology letter and rents Shawshank Redemption. Ok, we’re not sure about that last part.

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Tourism

Great Ocean Road reopens after bushfires

by AAP

Victoria’s Great Ocean Road has been reopened after a devastating bushfire razed more than 100 homes in the area.

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Tourism

Chinese tourists flock to Victoria

by Caroline Zielenski - AAP

Chinese tourists are flocking to Victoria in larger numbers than any other nationality, and they are travelling far and wide – not just to Melbourne.

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Hotels

Schwartz keen on another W Hotel

by Hannah Edensor

Australia could be receiving its second five-star W Hotel if hotel tycoon Jerry Schwartz has anything to do with it.

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Destinations

The world’s best museums

by Gabriella Warden

Next time you’re abroad, look out for one of these cultural treasure troves to get your fill of local tradition and history.

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Tourism

Melbourne to steal even more of Sydney’s visitors

by Hannah Edensor

As if Melbourne’s cool laneways and funky bars weren’t enough to attract visitors, now there’s a new campaign urging travellers to visit the city, now.

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