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Cruise ship rave drug bust leads to arrest of Bollywood superstar’s son

Yes, this story has it all: fame, a rave, arrests, drugs and a shiny new cruise ship. Ironically, it’s got the makings of a great Bollywood film.

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Travel Agents

Fake agent jailed for scamming more than $35,000 out of travellers

The woman allegedly collected money for at least 19 trips, which she would then “cancel”, claiming her mother was unwell.

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Destinations

Federal government closes India travel loophole after Aussie cricketers return home

by Ali Coulton

ScoMo and Hunt have been left red-faced after some cheeky Aussie athletes proved Australia’s travel ban for India was not airtight.

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Aviation

Federal government pauses flights from India due to unfolding COVID-19 catastrophe

As COVID continues to rear its ugly head in India, ScoMo has announced a number of new measures to protect Aussies from the virus.

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Destinations

These are the world’s most dangerous selfie spots

It turns out selfies are as deadly as they are annoying, if this new research is anything to go by.

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Wholesalers

Wendy Wu Tours is dishing out free single rooms for solo travellers

Do your clients love group touring, but also need a bit of quiet time and personal space? Wendy Wu has swooped in to provide the goods.

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Hotels

This resort is using its pool for fish farming until guests return

A resort and spa has pivoted in a very unusual way to raise extra funds during the global pandemic.

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Destinations

The Himalayas are visible from India for first time in decades

A massive reduction of pollution in India has made the peaks of the Himalayas visible from the country for the first time in 30 years.

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Destinations

Aussie man in intensive care after mob beating in India

Local police are trying to establish whether the 35-year-old Melbournite was “misbehaving” as locals have alleged.

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Aviation

Young man snagged at Indian airport after impersonating 81-year-old to enter US

In all honesty, Travel Weekly thinks this man’s disguise was pretty convincing.

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Wholesalers

Essential India: A&K’s latest chapter in the Golden Triangle

For a cultural, culinary and spiritual journey with a luxury travel expert, Abercrombie & Kent’s new ‘Essential India’ itinerary is a streamlined, private experience of the country’s famed Golden Triangle.

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Hotels

Hotel owner charged after seven die cleaning septic tank

The tragic event comes as campaign groups call for a crackdown on ‘manual scavengers’ who often die clearing septic tanks across India.

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