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Destinations

NSW and Victoria border to close

by Christian Fleetwood

While this decision is disappointing for the travel industry, it had to happen. Let’s hope this is the last time the border closes between these two states.

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Flights diverted from Victoria, as Premier orders hotel quarantine inquiry

by Christian Fleetwood

Poor old Victoria is in all sorts of bother at the moment, forcing Daniel Andrews to announce some harsh new measures.

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Destination Wrap: WA launches intrastate campaign, Tahiti and Maldives to welcome tourists in July + MORE

It could be the three shots of espresso, or it could be all the fantastic news in this week’s Destination Wrap that has got Travel Weekly’s editor so giddy.

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Destination Wrap: Qld eases travel restrictions, Greece to open border to internationals + MORE

The wheels are beginning to turn on domestic and international tourism, with border restrictions easing near and far. Huzzah!

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Tourism

PM the latest to pressure states over border closures, as Qld premier fires back at Tourism Minister

by Christian Fleetwood

ScoMo has been busy talking up the potential of Aussies soon travelling across the Tasman Sea, while Birmo has been busy trading barbs with Queensland’s premier.

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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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Coronavirus border row heats up, as WA uses Ruby Princess debacle to taunt NSW

The row between the states over remaining border closures has intensified, so much so that Mark McGowan is now donning a hard hat and safety vest.

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Domestic tourism could return by July, PM says

by Christian Fleetwood

ScoMo has reiterated hopes Australian holidaymakers could take domestic getaways during the upcoming school holidays.

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Queensland to bid for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics

Queensland is hoping to score the Olympics and Paralympics. No word yet though on whether Toowoomba or Mount Isa have been mooted to host the opening ceremony.

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Hotels

‘C-word’ avoided in Qld Echo announcement

by Melissa Grant and Marty Silk - AAP

Despite being hailed as “the next mining boom”, it seems people are hesitant to mention the presence of the casino.

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Echo wins tender for new Brisbane casino

by Jamie McKinnell – AAP / Hannah Edensor

Echo has pipped James Packer at the post, scoring the right to build a casino on prime Brisbane riverfront, but not everyone’s happy about it.

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