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Hotels

JW Marriott brand makes Pacific debut on the Gold Coast

It’s rumoured Marriott’s regional boss loves the new resort so much that he now lives in one of its private poolside cabanas.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre’s laywers hit back at ex-employees over short break claims

Lawyers representing Flight Centre have responded to allegations that the travel giant underpaid employees and failed to give them adequate breaks, arguing it is not the employer’s job to “stand over” workers.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre benefitted financially from unpaid “buzz nights”, court hears

Another day, another report on the Flight Centre court case. This time, we bring you more about the infamous “buzz nights”, along with claims of short work breaks and tough sales expectations by ex-staffers.

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Destinations

Destination Gold Coast names new CEO

Do you recall Annaliese Battista’s shock resignation from Destination Gold Coast back in August? Well, meet her replacement.

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Hotels

New Rydges airport hotel pops up on the Gold Coast

This hotel has got some serious luxe beach shack vibes. You’d almost expect to find sand trailed through the halls and wet towels draped over the furniture, but we imagine that’s not very COVID-safe.

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Hotels

Accor and SBE to bring Mondrian brand Down Under

Do you have an obsession with late Dutch painter Piet Mondrian? Bask in his growing legacy with this new hotel.

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Destinations

Destination Gold Coast recruits celebs for postcard campaign

A host of celebs and tour operators have been suffering from writer’s cramp after the destination marketing agency asked them to pen 3,000 postcards to Aussie families.

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Cruise

Cruise Wrap: Gold Coast terminal to go ahead, Oceania Cruises launches webinar series + MORE

Tired of baking banana bread and cleaning out your wardrobe? Take a break from your self-isolation to-do list and have a peruse of the latest cruise updates.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Travel Oregon’s ‘Only Slightly (More) Exaggerated’ campaign, Perth and Gold Coast lose ‘major city’ tag + MORE

Keen to be somewhere other than at your desk this Monday? Well, believe us when we say that reading this Destination Wrap can take you there!

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Tourism

WATCH: young girl hit in the face by ibis on Movie World ride

Of all the places you don’t want something to go wrong, a roller coaster ride is probably close to the top of the list. But when the results aren’t devastating, they’re often hilarious, like this.

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Destinations

Move over Gold Coast: these are the hottest new schoolies destinations

Alas, the days of getting blind drunk on the Gold Coast and ending up featured on A Current Affair seem to be coming to an end.

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Destinations

Sydney blitzes TripAdvisor’s travellers choice awards

Did you read that Melbourne? Sydney has won in every category as the best city of all time ever. Ok, that’s a lie, and yes, we’re being a tad immature.

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