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Thai police arrest 89 foreigners in party raid

Police have busted a bar shindig for breaching COVID-19 restrictions on one of Thailand’s most notorious party islands.

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Almost 100 tourists (including Aussies) allegedly breach lockdown rules at Austrian ski resort

Looks like some cheeky Aussies have been telling a few white lies so they can have a skiing holiday in Austria.

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Spain removed from UK’s ‘travel corridors’ exemption list

Sadly for Spain, it’s just become a whole lot harder for the European destination to woo holidaymakers from the UK.

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Destination Wrap: SATC’s new marketing campaigns, Karels T-bar debuts at Thredbo + MORE

We’ve got so much local and international news in this week’s Destination Wrap that it’s already crashed the Travel Weekly website twice.

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“A decision needs to be taken”: VisitBritain’s regional director talks Brexit and sustainability

Australians are not going to let Brexit get in the way when it comes to travelling Britain, according to VisitBritain’s Tricia Warwick. Find out why here.

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Trafalgar unveils 2020 Europe and UK trips, new itineraries and $699 air deal

Travel Weekly’s editor was at the unveiling of Trafalgar’s new offerings last night in Sydney, until he had to make a swift exit after tearing a hole in the crotch of his pants.

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Technology

British man cannot get a passport because his name is too rude

After changing his name for a laugh several years ago, a man once known as ‘Coco-Kenny’ cannot leave the UK because his name is now too offensive to be printed on a passport.

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Tourism

The most powerful passports in the world have been revealed

All this passport talk has reminded Travel Weekly’s editor to renew his own. The current photo of him looks like it was taken during a gurning competition.

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Fancy a Royal Wedding inspired escape?

If you were planning to head over to Britain for the royal wedding, you’ve left it a bit late. Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered.

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Europe “paralysed” by heavy snow

Our palms are sweaty, knees are weak, it’s summer already. Meanwhile, Europe can barely move through snowfall. Neither seems fair.

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UK election drives drop in British pound

British pound dips following unexpected election result, as Travel Weekly’s own piggy bank also takes a dive. Could be the spending spree we went on last Friday, though.

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Bake-off among other treats a Boost For British Tourism

by Melina Gouveia

It’s the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and all we’ve got to show for it is measly wand skills, an Owl who turns up late to work and a dodgy lightning tattoo (not on our forehead).

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