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British town gets influx of hilarious fake reviews after politician breaks lockdown for a visit

Barnard Castle’s TripAdvisor page has been inundated with fake reviews poking fun at a British political advisor who seemingly broke lockdown laws. 

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South Australia’s pubs and cinemas to seat 80 people from June, as WA plans eased regional travel restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

The moves from each state come as Jacinda Ardern weighs in on the Australian state border row, which she said would need to be sorted out before the trans-Tasman bubble gets the green light.

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Destination Wrap: Queensland’s $50m tourism boost, Spain and Greece to welcome back international travellers + MORE

There are plenty of good signs for the tourism industry judging by this week’s Destination Wrap. Here’s Travel Weekly’s roundup of what’s been happening domestically and internationally.

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Northern Territory launches intrastate tourism campaign, Victoria allows camping trips

With all the recent bickering that’s been going on between some of the states, here’s some refreshing news from two Aussie jurisdictions, minus any snarky remarks from their respective premiers.

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Visit Sunshine Coast CEO exits

Visitor information centres across the Sunshine Coast are playing “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers on repeat following the exit of Simon Latchford.

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REVEALED: The top destinations on Aussie travellers’ wish lists

This new research proves that, despite the lockdowns and restrictions, Aussies are still dreaming about travel possibilities.

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Show your love for South Africa with these amazing Zoom backgrounds

You might not be able to hit the trails of Kruger National Park just yet, but you can still take the spirit of safari with you on Zoom.

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“Wish you were here”: American artists get creative in time of coronavirus

In Seattle and Texas, art has flourished throughout isolation, with creative messages of hope and inspiration popping up in some of the most unexpected of places.

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Monaco to host three grand prix in one month

The Principality of Monaco has approved the bonkers plan to host a trio of car racing events in the space of one month. One can only feel sorry for the eardrums of locals.

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Iceland to ease international tourist restrictions by 15 June

International tourists could be given the option of being tested for COVID-19 upon arrival to Iceland or a two-week quarantine.

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“Christmas has come early”: NSW to remove travel restrictions on 1 June

In a stroke of good fortune for regional NSW tourism businesses hit by the dual crises of the bushfires and COVID-19 comes this news.

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Italian borders to reopen for Europeans in June

Although Italy’s borders are expected to reopen on 3 June, other European nations are encouraging their citizens not to travel overseas until later.

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