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Aviation

Gold Coast contends for a spot in the ‘golden triangle’

The ‘Glitter Strip’ is muscling its way into Australia’s beloved golden triangle, threatening to transform it into a square, or worse; a rectangle. We shudder at the thought.

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Aviation

Virgin to launch new routes across Pacific Islands as Qantas applied for Samoa access

Its island escapes galore for Aussie airlines, with new and revived flights to Bali, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand on the horizon.

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Aviation

Rex cuts routes, blames Qantas’ bullying

It’s rumoured that Qantas shoved Rex into a locker and called it a nerd, although we may be mistaking this with an 80’s high school movie.

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Destinations

Stuba reports significant increase in business since Easter versus pre-pandemic

Accommodation specialist, Stuba, has said that they have seen a 39 per cent increase in bookings since Easter vs the […]

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Events

Australian Tourism Exchange 2022 concluded and next year’s location revealed!

The rumours are that next year’s event will have twice as many arancini balls and half the day will be dedicated to playing Mario Kart. Bear in mind our source for this was a 6 year old boy…

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Aviation

Jetstar celebrates its 18th birthday with massive sale

This 18th birthday celebration will likely feature fewer drunk teenagers throwing up goon, although that’s not to say there won’t be any.

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Hotels

IHG readies to open three landmark ANZ voco Hotels over the next two months

Now we’re sure they’re probably great hotels but the staff at Travel Weekly couldn’t assure you until we get invited (wink, wink, nudge, nudge).

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Aviation

Scoot gives Aussies more options with extended Vaccinated Travel Lane

Singapore is back open to Aussie tourists from all over our country and if that doesn’t have you excited then what will?

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Destinations

Tourism Minister announces Australia’s top 20 beaches

Tourism Australia has teamed up with a “beach expert” to rank this year’s best Aussie beaches and we don’t know what a “beach expert” is, but we assume it involves a portable sunbathing chair and beach umbrella.

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Aviation

Scoot to resume Singapore-Gold Coast flights in February

Ready your wallets, because this may be one of the more expensive Valentine’s Days with a spontaneous venture to south-east Asia.

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Hotels

Marketing team cleaning rooms, HR clearing tables as Omicron strips QLD hotel workforce

Gold Coast baristas are experiencing quite a bit of schadenfreude at the sight of an HR worker trying to whip up a flat white when they’ve clearly forgotten what type of milk the customer requested.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia to cut flight capacity by 25 per cent in face of Omicron

Omicron’s latest blow has left pilots and cabin crew wondering why they didn’t pick a career where they can work from home.

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