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STUDY: 86 per cent of Aussies back the ‘vaccine passport’

It looks like most of us are ready and raring to pack up our suitcases and jump on the next plane out of here.

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“There’s a fair bit of work to still go there”: ScoMo plays down hype around ‘vaccine passports’

by Ali Coulton

When the PM talks about international travel, the whole of Australia listens. However, in this instance, you’re going to have to switch on your eyes rather than your ears.

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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

COVID-19 deniers threaten to boycott Qantas after Joyce’s vaccine revelation

by Ali Coulton

Anti-vaxxers, COVID-19 deniers and general conspiracy theorists are having an absolute field day following the news that Qantas passengers will need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel internationally.

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Technology

Emirates unveils new NDC-powered gateway for travel agents

Have you always found Emirates’ online trade platform to be a little clunky and lacking in capabilities? Relieve your tech-induced pain here.

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Aviation

IATA issues stern warning to non-mask-wearing plane passengers

The commercial aviation industry’s peak body is fed up with plane passengers refusing to wear masks, judging by its latest statement.

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Tourism

Essential travel must be prioritised when international travel resumes: WHO

The World Health Organization has issued its advice for national health authorities on the gradual return of international travel.

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Aviation

Global air travel won’t return to pre-coronavirus levels until 2024, says IATA

This revised forecast by IATA makes for grim reading, so we recommend skipping this story if you’re over all the doom and gloom.

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Aviation

New study reveals air travellers’ top concerns

Legroom, inflight entertainment and availability of alcohol all appear to have taken a backseat when it comes to air travellers’ top concerns.

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Tourism

WTTC launches ‘Safe Travels’ protocols for aviation, MICE and tour operators

Confused by all these new measures and protocols being introduced by peak industry bodies? Add to your bewilderment with this.

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Aviation

Aviation Wrap: Air NZ shrinks exec team, Etihad’s new Sydney-London route + MORE

This week’s Aviation Wrap is a bit like that Two-Face character from Batman comics and movies, in that it’s got both good and bad sides to it.

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Tourism

WTTC unveils health & safety protocols to re-establish confidence in travel

An overarching health and hygiene policy for the travel and tourism industry has been unveiled in a bid to restore consumer confidence post-COVID-19.

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