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Aviation

UK watchdog bans Ryanair’s controversial “jab and go” ad

Ryanair is doing very little to throw off its title of ‘World’s Dodgiest Airline’, as its latest dodgy campaign gets pulled.

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Destinations

Aussie travellers will need a visa waiver to travel Europe in 2022

Post-pandemic travel is going to look very different from what we’ve become accustomed to. Exhibit A: this new requirement for Aussies seeking a European jaunt.

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Cruise

MSC’s flagship returns to the sea after end-of-year pause

The ship reportedly needed about 50 tonnes of coffee to get back to work yesterday morning, after taking a little government-enforced Chrissy break.

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Destinations

Italy achieves one million COVID-19 vaccinations in just 19 days

Travel Weekly’s editor could be heard muttering Italian superlatives like “eccezionale”, “sorprendente” and “bolognese” this morning as he typed this story out.

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Aviation

Ryanair under investigation over controversial “jab and go” ad

The low-cost carrier has landed itself in hot water with an advertising watchdog after encouraging consumers to book their summer holidays so they can “jab and go”.

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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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Cruise

Silversea takes delivery of Silver Moon

The cruise line has welcomed the brand spanking new ship to its fleet with a few cheeky, socially-distanced glasses of bubbles.

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Destinations

Canadian tourist sends “cursed” artefacts back to Pompeii

by Ali Coulton

A travel agent in Italy has received a peculiar package containing “cursed” ancient ruins and a letter of confession.

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Events

Travel DAZE 2020 speaker spotlight: Maria Elena Rossi, Italian National Tourist Board

We caught up with the Italian National Tourist Board’s marketing chief to find out why the organisation is supporting next month’s event, and what to expect from her session.

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Destinations

Check out the beauty of Italy via this cool virtual exhibition and new video

While Aussies can’t start travelling to Italy again just yet, they can still enjoy a decent taste of it thanks to the country’s tourism organisation.

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Wholesalers

Collette releases 2021/22 travel guide with seven new tours

Tell your clients to get ready to gorge themselves on arancini and caponata because three of the seven new trips involve the jewel of the Italian south: Sicily!

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Destinations

Chairman of Irish tourism authority resigns after holidaying in Italy

The chairman has copped widespread criticism for taking a jaunt to the Mediterranean while tourism authorities plead with the Irish to holiday locally.

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