“Unfortunately, the world changed”: McGowan suspends WA border reopening indefinitely
The western state will be keeping its borders firmly closed, as Premier Mark McGowan buys more time to bolster citizens against a “flood of the disease”.
Thailand to resume ‘Test & Go’ quarantine waiver from February
Pack your suitcase and ready your sinuses for a holiday in Thailand that promises to greet you with a lovely PCR test.
AUSSIE FIRST: Accor unveils next gen Mercure Hotels with new Melbourne property
While away your Friday afternoon by perusing through some stunning pictures of Accor’s swanky new-look Mercure in Doncaster.
Qantas threatens to slash cabin crew wages by “almost half” in latest union pay row
by Ali Coulton
The national carrier is once again facing condemnation from unions after applying to scrap its long-haul crew contract in an effort to “push through” a new deal.
Operation nest egg: Air New Zealand helps relocate rare kiwi chicks
The airline is doing gods work by flying these three little cuties to their new home where they were treated to an all-you-can-eat worm buffet.
Say ‘Aloha’ to the Hawaiian Islands and take a trip that gives back
by James Harrison
Check out the beauty, wonder, and excitement of the islands of Hawaii and explore a holiday destination where you can malama.
Crystal Cruises suspends operations as parent company files to windup business
The Hong Kong supercruise operator is winding up operations, leaving the future of its subsidiaries unknown.
Celebrity chef duo Gary Mehigan and Manu Feildel star in new tourism campaign for Japan
The staff at Travel Weekly have been rewatching our favourite anime to reminisce about Japan, but Gary and Manu might appeal to a broader audience than Pokemon reruns.
Aussie tourism took off in December, but remians well below 2019 levels
If these stats are anything to go by, we’ll be back to worrying about overtourism and carbon footprints in no time! Wait…
US slaps “do not travel” warning on Australia as Europe tightens border restrictions
The prospect of fewer American tourists milling about at Darling Harbour we can deal with, but if we have to go one more year without a European summer we’re going to go over the deep end.
Union survey reveals transport workers asked to return while COVID positive
Workers who answered the survey, which included passenger transport and aviation workers, are also calling for free RATs. That’s rapid antigen tests, not rodents as we first assumed.
“This isn’t a label we wish to keep”: Intrepid recertified as world’s largest travel B Corp
The tour operator has gone through another extensive company-wide audit to maintain its title, so why is it looking to pass the baton you may ask? Click here.