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Aviation

COVID-infected man caught sneaking onto plane disguised as his wife

This story would have been the perfect homage to Terry Jones’ performance in Life of Brian if the man involved didn’t risk infecting a planeload of people with COVID-19.

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Destinations

“We have missed Australians so much”: Bali aims for herd immunity and open borders by July

Sellers of silk batiks and Bintang singlets are hurriedly getting their stalls ready, with Bali preparing to reopen to international tourists “within weeks”.

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Aviation

Ex-airline CEO cops fine for refusing to provide menstrual leave

by Ali Coulton

This former top dog of the commercial aviation world argued that employees failed to provide “proof” they had their period, which doesn’t sound ideal, if you ask us.

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Destinations

Influencer couple face deportation over Bali face mask prank

Today, in mildly offensive influencer stunts, these two doofuses have had their passports seized after using face paint instead of a face covering.

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Cruise

Lindblad Expeditions unveils new itineraries to NZ and beyond

The expedition cruise line is returning to travel with a stack of new itineraries, which are summed up in this neat little article.

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Destinations

WATCH: “Naughty” tourists forced to do push-ups for not wearing masks in Bali

Travel Weekly staff would do anything to avoid doing push-ups. Hell, we’ll wear six masks if we have to.

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Aviation

Sriwijaya Air crash raises further questions about Indonesia’s aviation industry

Indonesia’s most recent aviation disaster has killed 62 people, after flight SJ-182 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from the same airport as 2018’s ill-fated Lion Air flight.

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Hotels

Aman launches perfume brand inspired by its lush locations

Providing proof that 2020 is truly the year of the pivot, this global resort chain has released its own line of fragrances.

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Aviation

Indonesia’s government plans to merge Garuda with multiple other tourism companies

Garuda Indonesia could soon operate under the same umbrella as several other tourism companies, including another airline and a hotel player.

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Destinations

Bali bubble pops: No international travellers allowed until end of 2020

by Christian Fleetwood

Despite officials insisting Bali would reopen to international visitors in under a month, the tropical island’s governor has announced it will remain closed until the end of 2020.

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Bali to reopen to international tourists in September

Indonesia’s famous holiday island is on track to reopen to international tourists next month. Not that Aussies are allowed to visit, mind you.

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Indonesia eyes travel bubble with Australia, Japan, South Korea, and China

by Christian Fleetwood

Yes, it’s more trave ‘bubble’ news from Travel Weekly today. This time, it’s Indonesia’s turn.

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