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Cruise

More Diamond Princess evacuees catch coronavirus

Meanwhile, experts fear quarantines could be compromised by a longer incubation period.

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Cruise

Coronavirus: Diamond Princess passengers die, as two evacuated Aussies test positive

The coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, prompting the federal government to extend its travel ban for another week.

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Aviation

Qantas axes flights across group as coronavirus to hurt FY20 profit

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly understands Alan Joyce has been forced to take out a loan on his new Maserati, as Qantas delivers some not so good news to shareholders.

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Cruise

Quarantined cruise passengers begin journey home, as coronavirus spreads to the Middle East

by Ali Coulton

Diamond Princess and Westerdam have disembarked their remaining passengers, ending almost a month in limbo amid coronavirus fears.

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Travel Agents

CTM suffers half-year profit slump, warns of coronavirus impact on FY20 performance

by Huntley Mitchell

We assumed the smile on Jamie Pherous’ face in the accompanying photo has turned to a frown following CTM’s bleak half-yearly results.

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Cruise

Coronavirus: 99 more cases on cruise ship, as Aussie passengers prepare to evacuate

by Ali Coulton

The PM has indicated that quarantine measures onboard Diamond Princess may not be all they’re cracked up to be.

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Tourism

China travel ban extended amid coronavirus spike as quarantined cruise offered free porn

by Ali Coulton

Passengers on board Diamond Princess are getting crafty in their exile, while an adult entertainment company is offering the less imaginative an alternative.

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Cruise

Coronavirus: Stranded cruise ship granted permission to dock in Cambodia

The Westerdam has been rejected by numerous countries, leaving it stranded in the South China Sea for almost two weeks amid coronavirus fears.

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Tourism

Government hints at extended travel ban, as 40 new cases of coronavirus confirmed on Diamond Princess

by Ali Coulton

The Minister for Health has suggested the travel ban may stay in place as the situation in China continues to develop, despite the effect it’s having on tourism.

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Cruise

Diamond Princess confirms 66 more cases of coronavirus as global death toll climbs past 900

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, passengers onboard the quarantined cruise ship are using all their spare time to get crafty, with one Aussie couple managing to get a bottle of wine delivered by drone.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre earnings take a hit as coronavirus impacts felt in Asia

Ahead of releasing its first-half results, the travel giant has warned its earnings may take a hit as the effects of coronavirus begin to take hold.

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Tourism

Coronavirus: More cases confirmed on cruise, IATA head acknowledges role of aviation in spread of disease

Yet another cruise ship has been quarantined as the aviation industry offers best practice advice for avoiding infection. Hot tip: leave the masks and gloves at home.

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