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Destinations

Vandals slash Canadian mountain gondola cable

by Ali Coulton

This is the second time the gondola’s cable has been cut, marking just over a year since the last incident.

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European Union’s visitor ‘safe list’ includes Aussie travellers

While it’s a good sign that Australia made the EU’s ‘safe list’, it doesn’t exactly mean your clients can toddle off to France or Spain.

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Destinations

How you can celebrate Canada Day

Canadians across the world are celebrating Canada Day on 1 July, and you can too from the comfort of your own home!

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Queensland’s $50m tourism boost, Spain and Greece to welcome back international travellers + MORE

There are plenty of good signs for the tourism industry judging by this week’s Destination Wrap. Here’s Travel Weekly’s roundup of what’s been happening domestically and internationally.

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Road & Rail

Via Rail cancels most trains across Canada amid ongoing protests

by Christian Fleetwood

Ongoing anti-pipeline protests in Canada have massively disrupted passenger train services across the country, with more than 83,000 Via Rail passengers effected so far.

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Aviation

Scott Morrison says intelligence received shows Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger plane

by Christian Fleetwood

Scott Morrison said he has received intelligence that shows Iran shot down the Ukrainian International Airlines flight that crashed on Wednesday.

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Road & Rail

Bus service could use cruise ship waste as fuel to meet zero-emissions targets

by Christian Fleetwood

A cruise ship shuttle bus service has proposed an innovative method of cutting emissions that could solve a big waste problem in the tourism industry.

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Cruise

First cannabis cruise to sail out of Canada this month

The cruise is set to take to the high seas, with passengers requested to bring their own (sea) weed. Sorry, we couldn’t resist.

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Destinations

Woman, 24, dies trying to reach famous ‘Into the Wild’ bus

The journey to Fairbanks Bus 142 has claimed its latest victim after a woman was swept into fast-flowing water trying to reach the famous bus.

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Destination Canada unveils brand evolution at Rendez-vous Canada

Destination Canada has announced an evolution of its brand, which thankfully didn’t include any involvement from Avril Lavigne or Nickelback.

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Travel Agents

Agent wrap: FREE Macao TurboJET tickets, Quasar’s Autumn deal, CLIA members milestone + more!

If Travel Weekly’s agent wrap was a meal, it would be tiger prawn spaghetti with chilli and dun-dried tomatoes – full of flavour and slightly spicy.

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Aviation

BOEING UDATE: US and Canada finally boycott MAX 8 aircraft, while Melbourne manufacturer could suffer

by Christian Fleetwood

They’re last to the table, but the US and Canada have finally banned and grounded all Boeing MAX 8 aircraft in their national airspace.

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