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Regional Victorians wake to eased travel restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

Finally, Victoria’s tourism industry has something to cheer about. Let’s hope the Andrews government continues this positive momentum.

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Travel Agents

Travel agency finds the sweetest way to diversify during the COVID slowdown

Agents throughout Australia are sharing the new and exciting ways they are diversifying their business, but this one may be the sweetest of them all.

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Aviation

New rule in place at Sydney Airport after passengers disembark Melbourne flight without COVID-19 screening

by Christian Fleetwood

A screening bungle at Sydney Airport has prompted a shift in the way NSW arrivals are screened going forward. Click here to read what you can expect.

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Destinations

NSW Premier calls for state’s tourism operators to bar travellers from Melbourne

However, despite Gladys’ stern warning, Victorians are still continuing their plans to travel across the state.

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Cruise

Melbourne couple recreate cancelled cruise in their living room

As millions of travellers around the world lament the spate of cancellations and restrictions taking place in this time of uncertainty, one couple has found the silver lining.

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Aviation

REVEALED: Uber Air’s Melbourne plans

With the service set to begin trials in 2020, details of the futuristic helicopter service have thus far have been scant – until now.

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Aviation

JAL celebrates two years of Melbourne-Tokyo route by issuing snowboards as boarding passes

Aussie snowboarders looking to shred the slopes of Japan this snow season now have another reason to book their trip.

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Destinations

Two of Australia’s burgeoning tourist destinations finally have direct flights from Melbourne

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

One of the world’s last true wilderness areas and Lonely Planet’s top destination in the Asia Pacific finally have direct flights from the eastern seaboard.

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Aviation

More than 80 jobs to go as Emirates confirms call centre closure

by Huntley Mitchell

Emirates has confirmed it will close its only Australian call centre next month, leaving more than 80 employees out of a job.

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Aviation

Qantas flight cancellation leaves scores of Aussie scouts stranded at LAX

by Christian Fleetwood

The big bird of Qantas’ international fleet, the Airbus a380, has left a large group of Aussie scouts stranded in LA due to a mechanical issue.

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Aviation

Melbourne chosen as Uber Air’s first international pilot city

It appears NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will have to make do with the malfunctioning Sydney Metro and an unfinished light rail project, according to this news.

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Aviation

Aviation wrap: Air NZ to get new Dreamliners, Alliance Airlines’ new service, Qantas adds seats + more

This week’s aviation wrap is full of new planes and flights, while Travel Weekly’s editor is full after completing the 1kg steak challenge down at the local pub.

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