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Official travel agencies chosen for 2023 Rugby World Cup

Here’s a positive rugby-related travel story that, thankfully, doesn’t make any mention of the Wallabies occupying last place on the Tri Nations table.

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Destinations

Denmark attracts 8km queue of German tourists as EU borders reopen again

European nations have begun easing border controls, with German tourists entering Denmark enmasse for summer holidays.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Iconic NT national parks reopening, Tourism Ireland’s exclusive agent group + MORE

Get ready to welcome the worst day of the week in good spirits after reading Travel Weekly’s Destination Wrap.

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Italian borders to reopen for Europeans in June

Although Italy’s borders are expected to reopen on 3 June, other European nations are encouraging their citizens not to travel overseas until later.

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Technology

Virtual travel: The ultimate list of tours and live streams to cure cabin fever

If, like Travel Weekly, you’re suffering from a case of itchy feet, we have just the thing for you.

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Beaches closed in France after nearly 900kg of cocaine washes ashore

You’d have to assume French drug dealers would be livid over all this free cocaine being found by potential customers.

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Road & Rail

33 passengers injured, including tourists in Paris–London bus crash

A Flixbus tourist vehicle has overturned after skidding off a highway in Northern France, with an Australian man believed to be among those involved in the incident.

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Aviation

French airline ceases operations due to financial trouble

France’s second-largest airline has cancelled all flights after filing for bankruptcy last week.

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Destinations

British tourist abandons rowing machine on Mont Blanc, prompts calls for crackdown on travellers

A Royal Marine veteran has been criticised as a “wacko” for leaving a rowing machine in the French Alps, after attempting to climb Mont Blanc with it to raise funds for charity.

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Tourism

Overtourism: Paris deputy mayor pushes for tour bus ban

Sacré bleu! If you’re a wholesaler with tour buses in Paris you might want to read this. Those with no affiliation to tour buses are also welcome to have a peruse.

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Destinations

New Caledonia: the petite français paradise

For a tropical dose of French culture much closer to home, Australian holiday-makers ought to consider a trip to New Caledonia.

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Hotels

You can now stay in a house made of chocolate in France

We have so many questions about this whole chocolate accommodation thing… How long will it last until it melts? Is it sticky? Can we eat it? Please?

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