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Tourism WA partners with MasterChef Australia to showcase the best of the west

Our editor has been wearing a cravat to work every day this week, such is his affection for MasterChef judge Matt Preston.

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Hotels

Eco-tourism causes hotel price hike for Aussie adventure destinations

New research shows Australian hotels close to natural wonders are rising in price. Which is good news for the Aussie tourism industry, but bad news for those looking for an eco-tourism adventure.

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Destinations

Find the best of WA in… Melbourne?

Writing this story had us wanting to book flights, ASAP. We don’t care if it’s to Melbourne or WA, just get us out of the office.

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Destinations

Put the phone down: The best mobile-free vacays

Here’s a list of incredible places that’ll make you put your phone down. We’re currently writing this with one hand and scrolling Instagram with the other.

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Tourism

WA to nab $5m tourism boost

by AAP

Ladies rejoice! Finally, a man admits to making a mistake! This time for “foolishly” massive budget cuts and also for the mistake of telling us.

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Hotels

Quest begins WA expansion with West Perth launch

The opening of Quest West Perth marks the start of the service apartment firm’s expansion in Western Australia, with a further three properties to open this year.

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Aviation

Emirates adds more capacity to Perth

Emirates will upgrade its second daily Perth service to an A380 aircraft in August, adding almost 100,000 additional seats per year on the route.

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Cruise

Ponant to sail first Kimberley voyages in 2017

French luxury cruise line Ponant will undertake its first series of voyages to Australia’s Kimberley region in 2017 aboard expedition ship L’Austral.

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Tourism

Surge in WA domestic tourism

by AAP

A surge in local tourism has shown more Western Australians than ever are discovering the beauty on their own doorstep.

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Tourism

WA trials swimming with humpback whales

Swimming with humpback whales will be allowed at Western Australia’s famous Ningaloo Marine Park next year as part of a bid to increase ecotourism.

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Destinations

WA’s food and wine festival gets a boost

by AAP

The Margaret River Gourmet Escape is set to grow into a “world-leading” food and wine festival under a new West Australian government culinary tourism strategy.

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Aviation

Business as usual with new Qantas Lounge in Perth

by Gabriella Warden

Jetsetters travelling from Perth will experience a new benchmark in business travel, with the launch of the new Qantas Domestic Business Lounge.

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