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Tourism

OPINION: Another year of hard borders could crush the tourism sector

by Sam Huang

Internationally recognised tourism expert Professor Sam Huang believes another year of hard borders could cripple Australia’s largest service export industry. In this opinion piece, he explains why.

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Tourism

Travel industry heavyweights share their biggest challenges at special event

by David Hovenden

Four industry heavyweights (metaphorically speaking, of course) have gathered to highlight just how tough it is to be a travel professional right now.

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Destinations

Queensland and South Australia to reopen borders for NSW travellers

Things are starting to look up for Berejiklian, even if she did find out about Palaszczuk’s big news at the same time everyone else did.

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Aviation

Qantas ramps up its campaign for states to reopen borders

by Ali Coulton

The airline is also promising new regional flights if, of course, states can be persuaded to ease up on border closures.

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Destinations

Berejiklian slams Palaszczuk over reluctance to budge on border reopenings in latest state tussle

In the latest spat between Aussie states, Gladys has gone after Annastacia, with the latter refusing to budge on border reopenings despite a low number of cases in NSW.

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Tourism

WTTC urges governments to reconsider country-wide border closures

The peak industry body has warned governments around the world that further country-wide border closures could seriously jeopardise global economic recovery.

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Aviation

“NSW has done it”: WA Premier requests cap on international flight arrivals to reduce COVID-19 risk

by Christian Fleetwood

It was only a couple of months ago that Mark McGowan was slagging off NSW over its border stance, and now he wants to copy Gladys.

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Tourism

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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