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Travel industry reacts to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win

While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to wake up to this morning.

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Aviation

Qantas returns to Whitsunday Coast for first time in seven years

While the rest of the east coast remains in lockdown, Queenslanders now have even more opportunities to see the world-famous holiday destination. We’re not jealous at all.

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Hotels

Crystalbrook Vincent opens its doors in Brisbane

The hotel player has opened its first Brisvegas property right in the heart of Howard Smith Wharves, and it’s got an uber-arty twist for your more cultured clientele.

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Aviation

Hundreds of passengers urged to isolate after Virgin Australia crew member tests positive for COVID-19

The crew member worked on five flights between major cities across three states while they were believed to be infectious.

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Events

Brisbane moves one step closer to securing 2032 Olympics

After the Maroons’ dismal performance last week, at least this will give Queenslanders something to cheer about.

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Tourism

Stranded Aussie couple resort to sailing leaky boat with dodgy skipper to return home

After a year of travelling abroad during the pandemic, these inexperienced sailors decided to try their luck crossing the Pacific Ocean by boat rather than face expensive airfares and flight caps.

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Hotels

Aussie retreat crowned world’s most romantic hotel by Tripadvisor

Whip out the rose petals and Möet, because the land Down Under is now home to the most romantic hotel in the world, according to Tripadvisor.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar headquarters to stay put, but flying kangaroo’s JAL alliance in doubt

Qantas and Jetstar staff are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief after facing the prospect of having to move interstate and – god forbid – barrack for another footy team.

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Hotels

Brisbane’s Mantra Terrace Hotel unveils luxe refurb

Mantra’s property in the heart of Brisvegas has received a fresh lick of paint and some swanky rattan furniture.

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Aviation

Rex to launch Sydney-Canberra flights this month

Regional Express certainly doesn’t seem to be intimidated by the flying kangaroo’s domestic market dominance, judging by this move.

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Hotels

Quarantine cowboy: Aussie traveller transforms hotel room into scene from the Wild West

An Aussie art director has made international headlines after fashioning himself a cowboy costume using food packaging while undergoing hotel quarantine.

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Destinations

South Australia brings down hard border with Greater Brisbane

by Huntley Mitchell

SA Premier Steven Marshall’s arms are wide open and ready to once again embrace visitors from Greater Brisbane.

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