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Cruise

Gastro outbreak hits Celebrity Cruises

Like snakes on a plane, gastro on a cruise is one of those headlines you don’t want to read too often.

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Tourism

Zika no longer Intl public health emergency: WHO

by Daisy Melwani

The new Zika designation now puts it in the class of other dangerous mosquito-borne diseases, like malaria and yellow fever.

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Destinations

Zika virus spreading through the Americas

by Tom Miles - AAP

The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is suspected of causing brain damage to babies in Brazil, is likely to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile.

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Tourism

Terrorism stirs up global travel angst

by Anne Majumdar

Terrorism was the main safety concern that prompted travellers to change their plans in the last year, although ANZ is considered the world’s safest destination.

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Mosquito virus spreads to Central America

The mosquito-born chikungunya virus is spreading into Central America, health authorities there say, after outbreaks in several Caribbean nations. The […]

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