Stranded Aussie couple resort to sailing leaky boat with dodgy skipper to return home
After a year of travelling abroad during the pandemic, these inexperienced sailors decided to try their luck crossing the Pacific Ocean by boat rather than face expensive airfares and flight caps.
TruTravels grows its range to cater for Gen Z post-pandemic
The G-Adventures-owned youth travel brand has also introduced a new way to categorise its trips, which it reckons will make it easier for agents to target youngsters.
Qantas, American Airlines reauthorised to cooperate on trans-Pacific routes
Rumour has it that INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” could be heard blasting from Qantas’ HQ in Mascot following this news.
Marriott to more than double all-inclusive portfolio through new deal
Just like the waistline of Travel Weekly’s editor, Marriott’s all-inclusive portfolio of hotels and resorts is expanding.
Australia stands firm on vaccine release date as US gives Pfizer emergency approval
Does anyone else feel as though they are being jabbed in the arm with a needle every time they read the word ‘vaccine’? Or is that a special talent only inflicted on Travel Weekly’s deputy editor?
Reality TV stars kicked out of ancient tourist attraction for refusing to wear masks
The TV cast were reportedly invited to the attraction in a bid to encourage tourists to return. Instead, they got themselves booted.
“I Blame”, “Coal Village” and “Jumpsuit”: Visit Mexico site accidentally gives literal translations for destinations
Have you done something embarrassing at work recently? Take comfort in knowing it almost definitely wasn’t as bad as this gaffe by whoever is in charge of translating Visit Mexico’s webpage.
Pilot’s coffee spillage causes plane carrying hundreds to divert
by Christian Fleetwood
According to the incident report, the pilot was using a single-use cup. Shame, shame, shame!
Destination wrap: Vanuatu’s new campaign, Maldives’ first-ever Aussie roadshow + MORE
It’s been argued that Travel Weekly’s destination wrap is the next best thing to going on holiday. Unless, of course, you hate reading.
Destination weddings on the rise as Aussie ceremonies become too pricey
Meanwhile, we’re struggling to scrape together enough money for our morning coffee let alone an overseas wedding.
Photos: Lonely Planet names world’s best ‘bowl-foods’
But wait, what’s bowl food? Who cares! When you see these photos your focus will be on cleaning up the saliva from your desk.
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