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Road & Rail

Road & Rail Wrap: UK railway strike to last over Christmas, Newcastle’s new shuttle to connect aiport and Hunter Valley + MORE!

Travel Weekly’s editor skipped cycling to work this week in favour of taking Sydney’s light rail, but arrived at the office three hours late after realising it’s still not up and running.

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Aviation

Virgin to introduce international flights from Newcastle

In other news, we can now walk up the office stairs without getting a stitch! Ok, that was a lie, but at least we don’t beg our colleagues for piggybacks anymore.

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Tourism

“We want Britain to be top of the list”: VisitBritain Commerical Director

by Hannah Edensor

Travel Weekly is on the ground at ExploreGB in Newcastle, relying on whisky to keep us warm after we forgot to pack our coat.

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Cruise

Big Fat Cruise Wrap

by Vanessa Bussoletti

We raced through this article so we could get to our favourite gym class on time. Ok you got us, there’s a lunch special on at the pub.

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Cruise

New cruise terminal in Newcastle welcomed

by Kate Webster

The new terminal acknowledges the Hunter region’s attractiveness as a cruise destination.

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Hotels

IHG expands Holiday Inn Express brand

by Daisy Melwani

The Fifth Holiday Inn Express in Australia announced in addition to growth of the mid-scale brand in New Zealand.

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Travel Agents

Visit USA commences regional expos

by Kate Webster

You can catch ’em all in the Gold Coast, Newcastle and Campbeltown.

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Hotels

Mercure Newcastle Airport opens its doors

The Mercure Newcastle Airport has been officially opened with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

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Aviation

New regional airline to connect city and country

by Daisy Melwani

Pelican Airlines will take off next week and plans to bring Sydneysiders to NSW wine regions this winter.

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Destinations

NSW’s wild weather not over yet

by Hannah Edensor

From cruise ships to planes, the wild weather thrashing NSW, and Sydney in particular, is causing major disruptions for locals and travellers alike.

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News

italktravel sponsors Newcastle AFL teams

italktravel’s three agencies in Newcastle have been quick to take up local sponsorship funding provided by parent Independent Travel Group. […]

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