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86 tigers die three years after rescue from notorious Thai tourist attraction

by Christian Fleetwood

Over half of the 147 tigers rescued from a well-known Thai tourist attraction have died, allegedly as a result of inbreeding.

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Tourist boat crash sends passenger through floor, onto lap of another in toilet

If being involved in a boat crash on the Brisbane River wasn’t enough, one passenger had the misfortune of landing on someone who was using the loo at the time.

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Missing woman finds herself in Iceland after joining her own search party

A missing person story from 2012 is having a moment on Twitter and, as you can imagine, the responses are mixed.

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Flavour of the Week: LATAM’s new CEO, RCL gets new agency, Uber Air appoints boss + MORE!

There has been an awful lot of movement in the travel industry recently, so we’ve prepared a mammoth wrap-up of all the latest appointments to give you some to toast to down at the pub later today.

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Tourism Australia names new boss

Tourism Australia has appointed its new managing director, who also happens to be the organisation’s first-ever female head.

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Early bird tickets on sale for The Travel Awards 2019!

Do you consider yourself a bit of a bargain hunter? Well, there’s no need to pull on your tweed breeks and go looking for a cheap ticket to The Travel Awards.

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Aussie travellers costing the government $500 million through GST loophole

The Department of Home Affairs has been slammed for not policing a loophole haemorrhaging tax dollars that could be spent on health and infrastructure.

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Venice mulls smoking ban in historic centre

The city’s mayor, who is known to enjoy the occasional cigar, said he was inspired by Tokyo’s smoke-free zones.

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STUDY: experience outweighs destination in trip planning

A traveller survey has revealed what the industry gets wrong about how and why clients plan their trips.

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STUDY: Nearly one-third of Aussies suffer money woes while on holiday

Do you have clients who always complain of maxed-out credit cards while overseas? Well, you’ll be able to relate to this.

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Flavour of the Week: Alan Joyce’s new boardroom gig, Tourism Solomons gets new marketing manager + MORE!

There’s something fishy about this Flavour of the Week edition, and it could be that we’ve included an absolute sardine of an appointment for your reading pleasure.

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FINAL CALL: The Travel Awards entry deadline is TODAY!

It’s our third and final warning for entries to The Travel Awards 2019. And, just to be clear, you have until 5pm (AEST) today to submit!

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