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Tourism

PM announces $1bn Australian tourism fund

by Christian Fleetwood

Australian tourism will receive $1 billion from a fund set up to fight the economic impacts of coronavirus.

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Road & Rail

Apollo Tourism & Leisure’s Aussie RV rentals burnt by bushfires

by Huntley Mitchell

On a more positive note, the ASX-listed company posted record revenue for the first half of FY20.

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Wholesalers

Wholesaler Wrap: A new range of tours for over 30s, AAT Kings succeeds in ‘bushfire relief giveback’ trip + MORE!

This week’s Wholesaler Wrap comes chock-full of new products, cracking announcements and even a cricket test tour. Howzat?!

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Travel Agents

Agent Wrap: Registrations open for RWC 2023, Counselling for agents impacted by bushfires + MORE!

This week’s Agent Wrap is full of everything you need on a Friday: news of agents on voyages around the world, plenty of pictures and, most importantly, a short word count.

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Aviation

Canberra Airport closed as fire services use airfield to fight “out of control” bushfire

Canberra Airport has cancelled departures and arrivals as its airfield is used by aviation fire services to facilitate aerial firefighting efforts.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia launches ‘Holiday Here This Year’ campaign to boost bushfire recovery

It’s yet another campaign from Tourism Australia. Hopefully this one won’t need to be pulled like the Kylie ad.

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Tourism

Government injects $76 million boost to tourism as industry faces “its biggest challenge in living memory”

The news comes as a peak industry body estimates a 10 to 20 per cent drop in bookings set to cost the country at least $45 billion by the end of the year.

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Hotels

Outrigger’s ‘Australia Day in Waikiki’ event to raise funds for bushfire relief

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts is joining the worldwide effort in supporting the Australian bushfire crisis.

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Aviation

Bushfire smoke and thunderstorms cause flight delays at Melbourne Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

Bushfire smoke and a late afternoon storm caused dozens of delays at Melbourne Airport, which could carry over to today.

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Tourism

BUSHFIRES: CATO urges Aussies to help encourage tourism, Scenic drops big donation and more accommodation providers step up

We’ve been covering so much bushfire news lately that we’re considering creating a dedicated Bushfire Wrap. We’re praying it won’t come to that, though.

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Tourism

BUSHFIRES: US lowers travel warning, koalas appear in NYC and Jacinda Ardern boosts tourism

Companies and individuals continue to rally behind Australia in our time of need. Here’s our latest update on what’s being done.

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Tourism

BUSHFIRES: Tourism Australia update, CLIA statement + more travel companies step up

by Christian Fleetwood

Wholesalers, tour operators and cruise companies have rallied around the communities affected by bushfires across Australia, with some of the industry’s biggest players urging customers to donate.

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