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Destinations

Destination NSW spruiks its wares in Aquabumps series

The state’s destination marketing team have given us all the feels with this latest campaign collab with Eugene Tan.

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News

SA and NSW hospitality sector call for easing of COVID restrictions

The hospo sector is looking to party at full capacity and who can blame them, it’s been nearly two years since the staff at Travel Weekly were crowded in a sweaty nightclub at 2am mentally preparing for the next day’s debilitating hangover.

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Destinations

Have A South Coast Summer with Cupitt’s Estate’s New Luxury Pod-Style Accommodation

by Amy Shapiro

We only had to travel to Ulladulla to find southern hospitality that would give Dixie a run for its money. Ps if the art suddenly ‘turns off’… it’s the Smart TV. This editor felt mighty stupid.

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Events

Mildura-Wentworth region seeks support for world-class tourism experience

by Sponsored by Mildura Regional Development

The stunning border region will soon play host to a large-scale light installation designed by world-famous artist Bruce Munro! Here’s your opportunity to get in on the ground floor.

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Destinations

Annastacia Palaszczuk left red-faced after sharing Gold Coast tourism ad mistakenly featuring NSW beach

by James Harrison

The photography faux pas was swiftly deleted from the Queensland premier’s social media accounts but, unfortunately, it was too late.

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Travel Agents

Open border between Australia’s two biggest economic powerhouses great for business, says Flight Centre MD

FCTG’s James Kavanagh has given the reopening of the NSW-Victoria border the commentary equivalent of a standing ovation.

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Destinations

NSW to give fully-vaxxed people new freedoms early, postpones eased restrictions for those yet to get the jab

The state is set to bring forward new freedoms for double-jabbed people by three weeks in response to its speedy vaccination efforts.

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Aviation

Virgin reopens new-look Melbourne lounge and refreshed lounge menu

To celebrate the Victoria-NSW border reopening for travellers, Virgin is showing off its spiffy new lounge and yummy, revamped F&B options.

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Destinations

“We are at tipping point”: Lockdown updates for Darwin, Melbourne and the ACT, as states scramble to stop Delta variant

It’s bloody lockdown mania today, with Darwin entering one, and Melbourne and the ACT extending theirs by two weeks.

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Destinations

WA Premier warns state’s border will remain closed tight if NSW goes “rogue”

Marky Mark McGowan has warned NSW against allowing the current COVID outbreak to get out of control, following alarming comments by the state’s Health Minister.

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Destinations

Trans-Tasman travel pause to lift for some states next week

If all goes to plan, Aussies from some states will be allowed to cross the ditch soon, while the rest will remain in the naughty corner.

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Destinations

New Zealand launches brilliant tourism campaign just as it pauses quarantine-free travel from NSW

by Huntley Mitchell

Tourism New Zealand has suffered some very unfortunate timing with the launch of its new tourism campaign directed at Aussies.

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