Travel agents left out of NSW’s $530m plan to revive tourism and events
The plan includes vouchers to encourage domestic travel and a fund to lure international airlines back to Australia, but AFTA’s chief argues a crucial element of the industry has been left out.
Victoria reopens to fully-vaxxed travellers from Sydney, WA to allow quarantine-free travel for Queenslanders
Here are a couple more positive signs that domestic travel is getting back to the good old days.
AAT Kings launches 2022-23 season with flash new interactive brochure
Get early access to the season’s opening sale and save your clients up to $1,000 per couple using the handy promo code in this article.
Virgin Australia to launch two new Tassie services
Virgin is now the only carrier to connect both Launceston and Hobart to five state capitals, which is a pretty neat feat if you ask us.
Road & Rail
The Wiggles Team Up With Tourism Australia To Show Kids How To Travel “The Wiggly Way”
The Wiggles are teaching kids how to road trip across Australia. Rule one: pack a fruit salad and a few hot potatoes to snack on.
“The failings are dramatic”: Further security flaws leave Australia’s vaccination certificates open to forgery
Another tech-savvy Aussie has pointed out how easy it is to forge the government’s vax certificates, which could be a big problem for domestic and, potentially, international travel.
Intrepid launches its first Premium domestic trips
ATTN agents: give your bougie clients the opportunity to ‘rough it’ while still enjoying creature comforts with this new domestic offering from the adventure travel gurus.
Australia’s tourism sector bouncing back “stronger than expected”, says new government report
It may not seem like it right now, but new research by the federal government shows that things are starting to look up for tourism.
Government eyes October roll-out of vaccine certificates for international (and possibly domestic) travel
Apparently, ScoMo wants vaccine certificates for both international and domestic travel, but it appears some of his conservative party room colleagues ain’t so keen.
Royal Caribbean replaces 2021 Aussie overseas trips with new domestic sailings
While the uncertainty still lingers over the timeline towards international travel, Royal Caribbean reckons domestic cruising might be closer than we think.
Bunnik Tours introduces new trip to the nation’s capital
Thankfully, the trip doesn’t include lunch with Barnaby or Pauline. Although, that would be entertaining.
Victoria relaxes travel restrictions for Qld, NT and WA, but slams border shut for all of NSW
Have all the latest border changes got you in a tizz? Immediately un-tizz yourself here with this explainer.
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