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“This is a scam”: Idyllic tourism hotspot exposed on social media

Viral scenes of peaceful rural life in this Chinese county may be beautiful, but they are not what they seem.

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Europe to reopen its borders to US travellers with or without COVID vaccination

While ScoMo has doubled down on Australia’s hard border stance, the EU has reportedly added six new countries to its list of desired travellers.

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Tourist narrowly avoids death after glass-bottomed bridge shatters

What do you get when a 100-metre-high glass suspension bridge is hit with gale-force winds? This terrifying incident.

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“Too crazy to exist!”: Is China’s viral ‘bending bridge’ actually real?

When you can’t travel and see for yourself if something’s real, the next best thing to do is give it a quick Google.

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Aviation

Pilot, flight attendant suspended for mid-air punch-up over toilet argument

The fight was so hectic that it resulted in a broken arm and missing tooth, proving that the aviation industry doesn’t mess around when it comes to toilet incidents.

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Emirates ordered to pay passenger more than $2m over long-lost luggage

Have you been receiving emails from Nigerian businessmen claiming they want to give you millions of dollars? Emirates currently has the opposite problem.

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Wholesalers

Wendy Wu Tours is dishing out free single rooms for solo travellers

Do your clients love group touring, but also need a bit of quiet time and personal space? Wendy Wu has swooped in to provide the goods.

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Wholesalers

Snag your clients a bargain with Wendy Wu’s Holiday Sale

Give your clients the gift of travel this festive season, with whopping savings on loads of great all-inclusive trips around Asia.

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ScoMo reveals fresh candidates for expanded travel ‘bubble’, including some Chinese provinces

by Ali Coulton

With two-way trans-Tasman travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, Australia’s PM has revealed a few north Asian candidates for an expanded ‘bubble’.

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Japanese-themed street pops up in China for travel-starved residents

We can imagine Australian-based developers will be pretty excited by this prospect and are probably already drawing up plans for a Bali-inspired street in Perth.

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DFAT travel advice warns Aussies may be at risk of “arbitrary detention” in China

While COVID-19 is stopping Aussies from going anywhere overseas, they now have even more reason to avoid China.

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Indonesia eyes travel bubble with Australia, Japan, South Korea, and China

by Christian Fleetwood

Yes, it’s more trave ‘bubble’ news from Travel Weekly today. This time, it’s Indonesia’s turn.

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