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Tourism

Thailand to impose a tourist tax on international visitors

The Australian government is also considering a tourist tax, however, it applies exclusively to the Barmy Army.

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News

Queensland throws away border restrictions as WA brings in home quarantine

The team at Travel Weekly have a running bet about which border update will be announced next. The most money is on either QLD or NSW shutting the borders to each other depending on how State of Origin goes.

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Hotels

Innovative golf pro turns his hotel quarantine room into a practice range

A creative golfer has set up his own personal driving range in hotel quarantine. It just goes to show that no job can truly take a break due to COVID.

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Hotels

Man charged for $5000 quarantine hotel rampage in Tassie

Hotel quarantine can be tough, but this guy took cabin fever to the extreme in a truly unforgettable holiday.

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Destinations

“We can’t live here in hermit kingdom”: NSW to ditch quarantine for international arrivals from 1 November

The big policy shift means that NSW is the only Aussie state to announce quarantine-free international travel.

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Wholesalers

“An absolute travel killer”: Intrepid’s commercial chief says Australia’s international resumption hinges on home quarantine

by Ali Coulton

Brett Mitchell has warned that despite a massive amount of pent-up demand for international travel, things will need to change before reopening day.

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Aviation

Qantas will prioritise states sticking to national plan for international flights, says Joyce

Qantas’ CEO has taken a swipe at WA and Queensland, while also revealing that the flying kangaroo will likely test out a few fresh international routes.

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Hotels

British TV personality deported from Australia after bragging about “scaring the sh*t out of” hotel quarantine workers

The far-right commentator was visiting Australia to appear on Big Brother VIP when she was given the boot for allegedly flouting quarantine rules.

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Aviation

Former Etihad boss detained for trying to skip hotel quarantine using Aussie passport

The millionaire was reported to UK authorities after he was heard bragging about switching passports to avoid a 10-day quarantine stint.

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Aviation

Victoria to resume international flights after Easter

Looks like Victorians stranded overseas have been granted an early Easter miracle with this announcement.

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Destinations

States shut their borders as Victoria readies for five-day snap lockdown

Wondering how the other states and territories have responded to Victoria’s snap lockdown? We’ve gathered all the info we can amid this fast-moving situation.

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Destinations

South Australia introduces hard border, Qld to reimpose border passes as Melbourne’s COVID-19 outbreak grows

by Huntley Mitchell

Both states are taking no chances on the growing COVID-19 outbreak at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport quarantine hotel.

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