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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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Events

Host cities and stadiums announced for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Australia and NZ are teaming up to host the next FIFA Women’s World Cup, so we’re assuming stadiums will serve a combination of meat pies and kiwi fruit to the masses.

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Destinations

States and territories tighten travel restrictions in response to Brisbane’s COVID-19 outbreak

As Greater Brisbane officially enters a snap three-day lockdown, states and territories are taking no chances with news of more COVID-19 cases.

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Destinations

Brisbane enters snap lockdown ahead of Easter

Travellers hoping to make a quick getaway for Easter are watching the coronavirus situation in Queensland closely, as Brisbane enters a three-day lockdown.

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Aviation

Jetstar launches members-only sale with 12,000 seats on offer for $20 each

Following news of Virgin’s big domestic sale, Jetstar has taken the “anything you can do, I can do better” approach.

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Aviation

Qantas launches Norfolk Island flights

Qantas is once again moving in on Air New Zealand’s turf, launching new flights between the Australian mainland and Norfolk Island.

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Qantas to capitalise on Aussie ski season with three new routes

Travel Weekly’s editor is so keen on getting to the snow this year that he’s started wearing his ski goggles and boots to work. He looks like an absolute idiot.

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Hotels

Brisbane’s first Courtyard by Marriott hotel opens its doors

The hotel offering in Brisvegas has grown, thankfully sans any pokies or indoor smoking areas.

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