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Aviation

Italian officials call out EasyJet for “racist” advert

The allegations could not come at a worse time for EasyJet, as the airline prepares to cut 30 per cent of its staff and sell three of its major UK bases.

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Denmark attracts 8km queue of German tourists as EU borders reopen again

European nations have begun easing border controls, with German tourists entering Denmark enmasse for summer holidays.

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WATCH: Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens with commemorative COVID-19 flash mob

Some of Italy’s major attractions are re-emerging from the country’s three-month coronavirus lockdown and beginning to welcome visitors again.

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Italian borders to reopen for Europeans in June

Although Italy’s borders are expected to reopen on 3 June, other European nations are encouraging their citizens not to travel overseas until later.

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Sicily offers to chip in for your holiday if you visit post-COVID-19

Need an excuse to visit Italy’s most beautiful island once travel restrictions ease? How about if the destination foots a chunk of the bill?

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Wholesalers

Bunnik Tours celebrates international guides in ‘Still Dreaming’ campaign

Bunnik Tours is celebrating the lives of its local guides, who can’t wait to welcome travellers back to their destinations. 

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Tourism

Aussies advised to “reconsider” cruising, as whole of Italy enters lockdown

by Ali Coulton

DFAT is advising Aussies to think twice before taking an overseas cruise due to the rapid spread of coronavirus.

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Tourism

Coronavirus: 10 killed in quarantine hotel collapse, as Northern Italy goes into lockdown

This comes as an infected worker in an Aussie hotel ignored quarantine advice and went to work infected, and yet another cruise is forced into quarantine.

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Tourism

Coronavirus: Tourism pioneer becomes first Australian casualty as another travel ban imposed

A passenger who was on board Diamond Princess has become the first Australian to die of coronavirus, as the government imposes travel sanctions on Iran and one of the world’s largest travel trade shows cancels.

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Destinations

Uproar over Rome’s plans to build a barrier around the Trevi Fountain

Critics have called plans to put an anti-tourist barricade around one of the city’s most iconic attractions “truly foolish”.

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Destinations

REVEALED: The ‘chicest’ countries in the world

We admit we’re a bit confused as to what ‘chicness’ actually is, but all of the destinations on the list look very pretty.

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Tourism

You can now be fined for sitting on the Spanish Steps

Police in Italy’s capital have begun enforcing a string of groundbreaking new tourism rules, and one prohibited activity may come as a shock to visitors.

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