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InsideJapan offers comments as Japan starts to reopen borders

It’s one small step for man, and one giant leap for Aussies who can’t wait to discover the land of the rising sun!

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“The virus doesn’t have a nationality”: Global Work & Travel CEO urges government to open international border

Meanwhile, Travel Weekly staff are urging the government to allow journalists to claim coffee and after-work beers on tax, which should help us save enough money to retire by the age of 35.

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“We will not be pursuing ‘Omicron zero'”: NSW and Victoria vow to keep borders open

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews said he and his NSW counterpart Dominic Perrotett have been texting about this fandangled ‘Omicron zero’ situation, with both giving the strategy a thumbs down emoji.

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Tasmania won’t reopen until vax rates hit 90pc, says Premier

Australia’s island state is certainly giving WA a run for its money in terms its hermit kingdom-ness.

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Tourism

“Borders are not genuinely closed”: Qld’s Deputy Premier slams international travel rules

Steven Miles has taken aim at ScoMo and his government for allowing “thousands” of non-essential international arrivals into the country, while Aussies are still stranded overseas.

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Travel agent slams ScoMo over lack of industry support with cheeky meme

A Victorian-based travel agent has crafted a cheeky little meme to slam the federal government over its lack of support for the sector.

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Hurtigruten’s Antarctica cruises attract attention of Aussie travellers, as vaccine rollout nears

As the federal government begins to roll out its COVID-19 vaccination strategy, Hurtigruten’s regional boss reckons travellers are eyeing the white continent for their post-restrictions jaunt.

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South Africa opens its borders to international travellers

South Africa joins a long list of destinations ready to welcome Aussie travellers with open arms once the international travel ban is relaxed.

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