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Aviation

“I have no idea how to fly”: Passenger saves the day after pilot collapses midflight

This situation is kind of like the film Flying High, except not quite as funny and with less confusion about people getting called “Shirley.”

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Cruise

“A colossal mess”: Second Crystal Cruises ship diverts to the Bahamas after being denied port entry

A second Crystal Cruises ship has fled to the Bahamas. We think we’re starting to notice a bit of a pattern here.

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Cruise

“Abducted by luxurious pirates!” Crystal Cruises ship heads to Bahamas after US issues arrest warrant

The Crystal Symphony is channelling its inner OJ Simpson by running from the law. Unfortunately the cruise ship doesn’t have Al Cowlings by its side to keep it going.

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Cruise

APT postpones Kimberley season over hospitality and tourism worker shortage

by Ali Coulton

New staffing requirements introduced by Border Force have postponed the long-awaited return to sailing for APT’s Caledonian Sky.

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Destinations

Bahamas devastated by Dorian, as Royal Caribbean commits $1m in hurricane disaster relief

by Christian Fleetwood

After fully submerging parts of the Bahamas, including Grand Bahama’s only airport, the utter devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian has become clear.

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Destinations

Airports, hotels, and ports closed as Hurricane Dorian belts the Bahamas

The Bahamas has been smashed by the second-strongest storm in the Atlantic, which now looks to be heading for the US.

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Cruise

“Nooooooo!”: Video shows couple left stranded in Bahamas after missing cruise

Find joy in reading about travellers who suffer the consequences for not being punctual? Well, this story will probably make your day, if not week.

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Cruise

Woman dies falling from balcony on US cruise

An unidentified woman has died on a cruise having fallen from her cabin balcony onto the deck several floors below.

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Travel Agents

Travel agency managers targeted in 457 visa reform

by Hannah Edensor

PM Malcolm Turnbull has scrapped the 457 migration visa and 216 occupations that fall under it, with a range of travel industry roles in the firing line.

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Cruise

Man missing after jumping off cruise ship

by Hannah Edensor

A man is missing after jumping from a Carnival cruise ship’s cabin balcony near the Bahamas, with search missions unsuccessful so far.

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Destinations

Swimming with pigs is a thing now

by Sophie Hodge

What happens when pigs mysteriously appear on a small tropical island in the Bahamas? You swim with them, of course.

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Cruise

Carnival hits shores, goes big

by Hannah Edensor

Your clients will be doing backflips for the fresh new line-up of landside excursions.

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