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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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Tourism

Perth’s most Instaworthy building to get huge city council handout

Rather than send tourists home with a bladder infection, Perth’s council has adopted the onus of ‘go green or go home’ and decided to build a schmick new solar-powered lavatory to meet an influx in tourists.

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Tourism

Tourism Australia forced to fix new ad campaign after embarrassing mistake

by Huntley Mitchell

Eagle-eyed viewers have spotted a gaffe in this Tourism Australia ad. And trust us, you’d have needed eagle eyes, too.

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Destinations

The wild, wild west: Here’s why you need to visit WA

by Tara Harrison

No, it’s not just because the state is home to quokkas, who have the world’s most ADORABLE smiles. Their beaches go alright too.

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Aviation

Qantas releases shortlist for new pilot academy town, hints at SECOND location

Big news if you’re a regional city or an aspiring pilot. We’re so hungover this morning you honestly could have told us we were either and we would have believed you.

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Tourism

Instagram implements ‘warning system’ after tourist death at popular Aussie cliff

A man has died having attempted to take a selfie at WA’s The Gap near Albany, prompting an investigation and warnings from Instagram.

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Destinations

WA’s ‘haunted’ Homestead becomes too spooky for guests

Oakabella Homestead is now focusing on historical tours after their ghost tours scared away all their visitors. Talk about being too good at your job.

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Cruise

Princess Cruises Senior VP Stuart Allison: “Agents need to up-sell”

by Ali Coulton

We spoke with Stuart Allison about Princess Cruises’ new line up, advice for agents and the company’s mammoth new investment in WA. Sadly, there were no crowns involved.

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Hotels

What hotels made TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards

Here at Travel Weekly, we love award lists. In fact, if we wrote a list of all our favourite things, award lists would be top of the, well list.

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Aviation

New revelations for MH370 flight

by Daisy Doctor

The search for MH370 will be resumed as new research has revealed the possible crash site of the plane.

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Tourism

Aussie sites make list of world’s best tourism websites

by Hannah Edensor

Fancy a sneak peak at the first-ever ‘Destination: Marketing’ report? Not that it’s so sneaky you need read it in a cupboard, though.

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Destinations

The world’s most colourful destinations

Given our wardrobe resembles something Wednesday Addams would be proud of, we’re not used to promoting colourful things. But these destinations are actually quite gorgeous.

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