‘Bula Bubble’ sets sail: Fiji’s PM outlines safe tourism plan, with yachters to quarantine by boat
by Christian Fleetwood
After lobbying for Fiji to be more than just a “second-class consideration” in trans-Tasman travel ‘bubble’ talks, the country’s prime minister has hatched his own plan.
World Resorts of Distinction is letting travellers book an entire Fijian island
WRD is encouraging travellers to dream big when it comes to planning their first post-coronavirus overseas trip.
Fiji Airways saved by government after terminating more than half of its staff
by Huntley Mitchell
Fiji Airways has been handed a lifeline by the country’s government, after being forced to take some “painful” measures to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dozens killed as Cyclone Harold belts Pacific Islands
At least 29 people have been killed by a devastating cyclone that continues to make its way across the Pacific Islands.
Hotel Wrap: NSW planning reforms welcomed by tourism industry, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales + MORE!
With Black Friday around the corner, we’re checking in to our next hotel in style, thanks to our latest round of expense claims being approved ahead of the weekend.
Hotel review: Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, Yanuca
by Chloe Noel De Kerbrech
Travel Weekly was lucky enough to stay at the recently renovated property. Admittedly, we spent most of the time at its various bars.
Destination Wrap: NT launches new tourism brand, Fiji celebrates record arrivals + MORE!
This week’s Destination Wrap includes plenty of announcements, celebrations and shake-ups, which are almost as exciting as happy hour at our local.
Fiji Airways CEO warns Qantas’ “aggressive” move into Fiji will damage local economy
by Ali Coulton
Qantas has introduced daily direct flights to Fiji over Christmas and New Years, on top of its recently expanded offering, and you can bet your bottom dollar Fiji Airways had something to say about it.
Australia to fund $500m climate change package for Pacific Islands
Leaders in the region have suggested the support is hollow without the government committing to reducing its reliance on coal.
Agent wrap: Globus kicks off SuperTour, Viking’s incentive winner revealed, MTA’s Swiss update + more
This week’s agent wrap is short and sweet, just like our editor’s new puppy – except when he takes a dump on the office couch.
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