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Destinations

New study reveals European countries with the longest Alien visits (in case you were wondering)

Got a client who desperately wants to believe? Find out where you should send them for their best opportunity at spotting some extraterrestrials.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with MTA’s Anne Lane

This week, we traded slow cooker recipes with an MTA travel advisor. It took us a while to realise she was talking about a type of pot and not someone who takes three hours to make pasta.

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Destinations

Almost 100 tourists (including Aussies) allegedly breach lockdown rules at Austrian ski resort

Looks like some cheeky Aussies have been telling a few white lies so they can have a skiing holiday in Austria.

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Aussie travellers will need a visa waiver to travel Europe in 2022

Post-pandemic travel is going to look very different from what we’ve become accustomed to. Exhibit A: this new requirement for Aussies seeking a European jaunt.

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Destinations

APAC countries dominate the latest passport rankings

They might seem fairly useless right now, but that hasn’t stopped Henley & Partners from churning out its latest passport index.

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Aviation

Thousands evacuated from airport following reports of suspicious luggage and an armed man

Passengers were evacuated from an international airport over the weekend after a series of events unfolded, beginning with a man allegedly shouting “Allahu Akbar”.

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Aviation

International travellers dodge hotel quarantine and catch flight to Melbourne

An investigation has been launched into how two people arrived in Sydney from overseas and managed to board a domestic flight instead of entering the mandatory 14-day quarantine.

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Destinations

Tourism authority under fire for ad showing elderly woman flipping the bird

This ad for Berlin’s tourism authority proves the Germans do or don’t have a sense of humour. It’s largely inconclusive.

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Aviation

Woman detained at airport with husband’s bones in her suitcase

Airport authorities were left spooked, to say the least, after discovering human remains in a woman’s suitcase while she was travelling through Germany.

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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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Hotels

Hotel owner introduces weight limit for guests

The hotel owner has reportedly introduced the controversial new policy over fears that overweight guests will damage her “classic” furniture.

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Aviation

Flight awkwardly turns around after discovering airport was closed

In an embarrassing mix-up, a passenger plane scheduled to land in Sardinia was forced to head back to Germany after discovering there was nowhere to land.

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