COVID-19

Wholesalers

Wendy Wu reveals her secret to staying afloat amidst earth-shattering disruption

by Ali Coulton

COVID-19 wasn’t the tour operator’s first rodeo. That’s not to say it’s thinking of specialising in cowboy-themed holidays, however.

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Destinations

Travelling to Malaysia? Here’s what you need to know.

by sponsored by Tourism Malaysia

As the world opens up, many of us are faced with the choice paralysis of where in the world to venture next. And then of course the question still remains, where can we travel?

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Events

Travel DAZE: Dr Karl talks climate change, curing jet lag, fixing COVID, Melissa Caddick, and much more

You’d never expect Melissa Caddick conspiracy theories to come up at a travel event, but with Dr Karl on the mic, anything and everything is possible.

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Aviation

“It was a difficult time”: Virgin responds to toxic workplace claims as group medical officer departs

Another high-level departure at Virgin has raised further questions about its culture. We’re no experts, but may we recommend keeping employees onside with a fully stocked cupboard of Tim Tams?

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Destinations

Malaysia fully re-opens to international travellers

The only problem with all these countries announcing their re-opening is that Travel Weekly staff will have to start selling our organs after panic-booking too many flights.

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Cruise

Future of cruise now in state and territory’s hands, despite federal cruise ban lift, says AFTA CEO

The industry has breathed a sigh of relief after yesterday’s big cruise announcement, however, there’s still a long way to go according to key players.

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Wholesalers

Intrepid Travel relaunches its Women’s Expeditions with COVID recovery twist

Just in time for International Women’s Day, the adventure travel operator has relaunched its women-only tours to empower women in more conservative countries through tourism.

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Tourism

Flight Centre Group releases first half results and things are looking up!

It’s looking up, up and away for both corporate and leisure travel according to Flight Centre!

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Hotels

Hotel quarantine has impacted the public’s perception of participating chains. Here’s why

We at Travel Weekly would also like to consider ourselves “good corporate citizens,” however, we have a strict rule against volunteering for anything unless there’s a free lunch involved.

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Aviation

“The measures have not worked”: IATA urges governments to remove all travel barriers

The association has called for an end to the nearly two-year reign of restrictions that have all but crushed the travel industry, including eliminating quarantine restrictions for non-vaccinated travellers.

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News

Loophole discovered in WA quarantine requirements for international arrivals

Travellers looking to avoid hotel quarantine in Western Australia can now sneak in round the back. But why would you? Who doesn’t love the little shampoos and soaps they give you?

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Cruise

Travel Agents

Travel agents’ national day of action highlights cruise industry struggle

Travel agents took to the streets earlier this week, just like they did in the ’60s but with far less groovy outfits, little to no Jimi Hendrix music, and not a ‘jazz cigarette’ in sight.

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