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Say BUONGIORNO: Qantas to launch direct flights to Rome

The Flying Kangaroo is gearing up to launch the only direct service between Australia and continental Europe and honestly, they had us at gelato.

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Former tour operator sentenced to nearly a decade in jail for child sex offences after nine years on the run

The former well-known figure of Broome’s tourism scene was living in an aeroplane hanger near Broome International Airport during the time the abuse took place.

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Celebrate Italy’s cuisine and tune in to a special edition radio show

by Sponsored by Italian National Tourist Board

The Italian National Tourist Board is gearing up to host a cuisine-themed edition of its radio program Australians Love Italy on Visit Italy Web Radio.

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Former Alitalia flight attendants strip down to protest job losses and pay cuts

Ex-cabin crew members of the now-defunct airline participated in a solemn flash mob in Rome to protest poor working conditions in the Italian aviation industry.

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Tourist finds Harrison Ford’s credit card in Sicily

The Star Wars superstar was filming his fifth Indiana Jones film on the Italian Island when he made a rookie error that every traveller dreads.

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Car parked in same spot for almost 50 years becomes tourist drawcard

A town just outside of Venice has gained international attention because a local has been hogging the same park for decades. We shudder to think how many passive-aggressive notes they’ve attracted.

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Events

Last chance to register for European Showcase 2021!

In case you’ve been living under a rock, European Showcase 2021 is on tomorrow, meaning there’s not much time left to secure your virtual seat!

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European Showcase 2021 is on next week – have you secured your spot?

Are you pre-emptively seeking a hangover cure following Melbourne Cup festivities? Take yourself to Europe without having to leave the couch!

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Here’s what will happen when the overseas travel ban is lifted on Monday, and everywhere Aussies will be allowed to go

The countdown is on for Australia’s big reopening, and we’ve got all the latest updates from the Health Minister, DFAT and just about everyone else right here.

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Landmark Italian tourism campaign set to launch in Australia and beyond

Italy’s new tourism campaign can be described as “grandioso”, “intelligente” and “opportuno”.

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Get excited, because the European Showcase is coming to a screen near you!

With international borders on the verge of reopening and hype around overseas travel at an all-time high, this event couldn’t have come at a better time!

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Singing sensation Tina Arena to feature on Italian National Tourist Board’s local radio show

by Sponsored by Italian National Tourist Board

Are your Spotify playlists full of Tina Arena classics? Well, the Italian National Tourist Board’s upcoming radio show will have you in “Chains”, but in a good way.

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