More than 80 jobs to go as Emirates confirms call centre closure
by Huntley Mitchell
Emirates has confirmed it will close its only Australian call centre next month, leaving more than 80 employees out of a job.
Australia revealed as the ‘riskiest’ holiday destination for Brits
Given Australia is home to all manner of spiders, snakes, poisonous sea creatures and drop bears, this news isn’t so surprising.
STUDY: Australia to have the least amount of travelling fans at Cricket World Cup
New research suggests Aussie cricket fans can’t be arsed heading to the UK for the World Cup this year, instead opting for the couch and some TV commentary from the likes of Gilly and Binga.
REVEALED: The most popular domestic holiday destination for Aussies
We’ve tried to be clever here by not giving away anything in the headline, but then our junior journo pointed out the obvious accompanying photo.
The most powerful passports in the world have been revealed
All this passport talk has reminded Travel Weekly’s editor to renew his own. The current photo of him looks like it was taken during a gurning competition.
World’s happiest countries revealed (but Australia fails to make top 10)
by Christian Fleetwood
Travel Weekly recommends reading this story while listening to “Happy” by Pharrell Williams or “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina & The Waves. Unless, of course, you’re terrible at multitasking.
Australia bans travellers with domestic violence convictions
by Ali Coulton
Need a good news fix among all the disasters and tragedies of the last week? This should do the trick.
RESEARCH: Hong Kong travellers are flocking to Australia for Chinese New Year
Similarly, Travel Weekly staff were seen flocking to the cafe downstairs this morning after running out of instant coffee and their will to live.
Tourism New Zealand trolls Australia in new ad featuring Jacinda Ardern
If there’s one thing Travel Weekly staff love, it’s a bit of trolling from New Zealand to Australia. To be honest, we’re on NZ’s side most of the time anyway.
Which country is the most Instagrammable destination in the world?
Our most Instagrammed location has been our pocket since our lock screen broke. After a while, we got tired of deleting the pictures and now try to pass them off as arty.
Contiki relaunches Australia and NZ trips for millennial travellers
The youth travel experts have revamped their South Pacific offering to keep up with the ever-changing needs of millennial travellers. Avocados not included.
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