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Intrepid snares majority stake in New Zealand’s Haka Tours and ANZ Nature Tours

The global travel B Corp has kicked off its future growth plans with a 60 per cent slice of not one, but two touring brands.

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Aviation

Air New Zealand to transform Boeing 787 into vaccination clinic for special ‘Jabaseat’ flight

A handful of lucky Kiwis will get their COVID-19 jab in a business-class cabin on Saturday as part of a national push to boost the country’s vaccination numbers.

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AAT Kings launches 2022-23 season with flash new interactive brochure

Get early access to the season’s opening sale and save your clients up to $1,000 per couple using the handy promo code in this article.

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Air New Zealand to operate quarantine flights amid trans-Tasman travel bubble’s extended pause

NZ’s national carrier is doing what it can to help get Aussies home, and vice versa for Kiwis, while the trans-Tasman travel pause continues.

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Wendy Wu Tours releases interactive digital brochure for Australia and NZ featuring two new trips

This swanky new brochure is sure to have your clients salivating over all the spectacular local experiences on offer.

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TTC halts local group touring departures until December, outlines new vaccine requirement

David Hosking has shared some pretty major news about The Travel Corporation’s Aussie and NZ operations.

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Destinations

Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW

WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.

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“They’re very keen to engage with us”: Tourism Minister provides update on travel bubble candidates

by Huntley Mitchell

On top of the usual suspects, Dan Tehan has been engaging in ‘bubble’ conversations with a couple of other countries.

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Hotels

Accor opens Mercure Auckland Queen Street, plus a new Aussie resort

The French hotel chain has been busy this past week, opening the doors of a slick new Mercure across the ditch and new retreat in South Australia.

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Destinations

New Zealand enters snap lockdown after community case of COVID linked to NSW outbreak

As Sydneysiders here at Travel Weekly, we’d like to apologise to our Kiwi neighbours for somehow dragging them into this mess with us.

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Destinations

New Zealand to begin welcoming back international travellers early next year

Jacinda Ardern has unveiled a new framework for reopening the country that prioritises getting the jab to as many Kiwis as possible.

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Tourism

‘Wear-on luggage’: Kiwi dodges excess baggage fees with 7kg travel jacket

This hero from New Zealand may have just come up with a solution for the one thing every traveller dreads: excess baggage charges.

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