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Two Australian travellers killed in rental car crash in New Zealand

by Christian Fleetwood

Two Australian women have tragically lost their lives in a head-on collision in New Zealand, shortly after arriving in the country.

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Raunchy ad does wonders for tourism in little-known city

Lithuania’s infamous ‘G-spot of Europe’ campaign is having another moment, once again proving the age-old saying that sex sells.

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FOMO alert: Time’s running out to enter South African Tourism’s epic famil comp!

by Sponsored by South African Tourism

It’s the talk of agency-town right now, and it won’t be long before the entry gates to South African Tourism’s famil competition close!

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Destination Wrap: Wellington becomes UNESCO City of Film, small Finnish city’s quirky Santa bid + MORE!

Looking for more reasons to cross the ditch, or “seize the day” on a cheap flight? Allow us to indulge your FOMO with this week’s Destination Wrap.

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‘Australian’ tourist thought to have been killed by elephant confirmed as Austrian

by Christian Fleetwood

Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism has not explained why the nationality of the deceased was changed, but it is thought to have been an unfortunate typo, later rectified.

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Two Australian tourists killed climbing New Zealand’s The Remarkables

by Christian Fleetwood

Two Australian men have tragically died climbing The Remarkables in New Zealand, after falling from the mountain range while tied together.

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Police arrest 22-year-old man after stabbing attack at popular Jordanian tourist spot

Police are investigating the motive behind a knife attack in Jerash which saw four tourists and four Jordanians injured.

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Eco-friendly luxury resort opens on abandoned Great Barrier Reef island

Travel Weekly’s reporter is so excited by this new resort that he’s planning on heading there this arvo in his dinghy… from Sydney.

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California tourism industry “open for business” as Getty and Kincade fires near full containment

by Christian Fleetwood

Visit California is reassuring the travel trade that the US state is open for business, following recent wildfires near LA and in parts of Sonoma County.

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Tourism Central Australia CEO says Uluru price rise could hurt tour operators

by Ali Coulton

Entry into Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park could see a dramatic rise just one week after the Uluru climb closed permanently, according to proposed changes from Parks Australia.

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STUDY: More than half of Aussies intend to take a domestic holiday in 2020

We’re passing this study on to our editor-in-chief in the hope he rewards us with a week away in Geelong.

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Destination Wrap: Canada and Colorado welcome ski seasons, Central Japan’s new attractions + MORE!

Ready to provoke a severe case of FOMO? Pass this week’s Destination Wrap on to your colleagues and nemeses for maximum effect.

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