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Aviation

WA tourism minister invites Qantas CEO over for “humble pie” as McGowan hits back at North Korea jab

While we at Travel Weekly can’t condone these types of comparisons we do love this kind of drama.

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Aviation

Alan Joyce compares WA to North Korea while QantasLink boss stokes feud with “cockatoo airline”

Qantas is giving the pot a vigorous stir this week, comparing Western Australia with one of the world’s most repressive dictatorships and accusing its competition of “squawking”.

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Aviation

Flights grounded in the US following North Korean missile test

Aviation authorities in the US reportedly halted flights at major West Coast airports, causing confusion among pilots and ground traffic controllers alike.

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Tourism

North Korea travel pioneer dies of heart attack

Troy Collings, co-founder and tour guide for Young Pioneer Tours, has been credited with pioneering affordable travel to North Korea.

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Hotels

North Korea opens spa and ski resort in new tourism push

A mountain spa and ski resort has opened in North Korea, in case you feel like hitting the slopes next time you’re checking out all the autocratic regime has to offer.

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Tourism

“I may never again walk the streets of Pyongyang”: Aussie tour guide responds to North Korean spy claims

by Christian Fleetwood

An Australian tour guide released from detention in the DPRK has taken to social media to respond to claims he was “caught red-handed” spying on Pyongyang.

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News

Alek Sigley: North Korea accuses tour guide of spying prior to release

Detained tour guide Alek Sigley has been accused of spy games, but experts aren’t convinced, with theories circulating that Sigley’s release could have had something to do with a Trump visit.

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Alek Sigley found: Australian tour guide released from North Korea

An Australian tour guide and student feared missing in North Korea has been released from detention and landed in Japan yesterday.

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Destinations

News

Australian tour guide missing in North Korea

A North Korean-based tour guide and student has been reported missing by his family and friends. DFAT is currently investigating the circumstances of his disappearance.

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Hotels

How Australia’s wacky floating hotel ended up in North Korea

by Ali Coulton

Did you know that Australia was once home to the world’s first floating hotel? And no, we’re not talking about a cruise ship.

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Destinations

Aussie travellers are going where?!

While there’s plenty of destination we’d happily sneak into suitcases for, we can confidently say this destination isn’t one of them.

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Destinations

Intrepid CEO: “Why we don’t believe in travel boycotts”

by Intrepid CEO James Thornton

We sat down with Intrepid CEO James Thornton for a gripping interview to get this piece. Just kidding, we pinched it from Intrepid.

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