australian

Wholesalers

Liquidators appointed for global tour operator’s Aussie business

by Huntley Mitchell

A global tour operator with a “significant” Australian presence has become the latest travel company to succumb to the impacts of COVID-19.

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Destinations

Aussie travellers will need a visa waiver to travel Europe in 2022

Post-pandemic travel is going to look very different from what we’ve become accustomed to. Exhibit A: this new requirement for Aussies seeking a European jaunt.

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Cruise

NEW BUILD: Viking to introduce Nile river ship

The cruise line has doubled down on its commitment to cruising in Egypt with the promise of a third purpose-built ship.

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Aviation

Aussie engineer claims MH370 piece had bullet holes

New discoveries about Malaysia Airlines’ missing flight could disprove all other theories about its disappearance.

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Aviation

Aussie man sues airline for being “squashed” by obese passenger

by Hannah Edensor

We’re always asking flight attendants for a seat change due to uncomfortable conditions. Although these conditions mostly just involve being in Economy.

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Travel Agents

Travel agents flatline as online search goes up: Criteo

by Daisy Melwani

In this exclusive report, we delve into trends and habits of Aussies and travel agents. No wet suit was needed, but we had it on hand just in case.

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Destinations

Aussie man dies on Mount Everest descent

by Hannah Edensor

A Melbourne father of two has sadly died while making the descent from Mount Everest’s base camp in Nepal.

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Destinations

NZ ups Aussie airport screening, claims biosecurity risk

by AAP

Likened to the moment Simba fulfills his destiny in the Lion King, airport detector dogs finally get their moment to shine.

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Destinations

Norway tour guide expected tragedy

by Amelia Romanos - AAP

A Norwegian tour guide says he had been expecting tragedy to strike at the tourism spot where a Melbourne student fell hundreds of metres to her death.

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Destinations

Victorian skier’s Canada death suspicious

by Karen Sweeney & Peter Mitchell - AAP

The parents of Victorian skier Jake Kermond are “pretty fragile” following news that Canadian homicide detectives are treating their son’s death as suspicious.

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Tourism

Hey, big spender

by Daisy Melwani

It’s official, Aussies blow daily budgets and overspend whilst on holidays.

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Tourism

A breath of fresh air for holidaying Australians

by Claudia Comacchio

Nearly one in five Aussies who took a holiday in the past year ditched the city for nature.

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