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Destination Wrap: Venice’s new tourist tax, Tokyo hit by typhoon, California bans mini-hotel shampoo bottles + MORE!

Our favourite part of Monday morning is putting together this delightful wrap up of destination news for our faithful readers. Just kidding! We don’t like anything about Mondays.

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Destination wrap: TAA CEO speaks out against lockout laws, SATC sets ambitious target, Queens to host US Open + MORE!

Kick your week off right with all the latest destination news! And if that doesn’t work, we recommend taking a leaf out of the Travel Weekly editorial playbook by downing four coffees before midday.

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Tourism

“A kick to the tourism industry”: NSW government slammed over $35m budget cut

Just like the fireworks in the accompanying photo, two prominent industry bodies have gone off about the NSW government’s big funding cut to its tourism agency.

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Looking for a snow change? Australia’s snowfields are growing in popularity

Meanwhile, our own research shows that everyone in the office is now ready for winter to end so we can feel our toes again.

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News

Northern NSW set to steal cruise traffic with terminal plans

Rumours Sydney Harbour left a flaming dog poo on Coffs Harbour’s doorstep after this have proven exaggerated & utterly unfounded.

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Tourism

Aussies share why they love NSW

The best eight photos and videos showcasing NSW have been revealed. Sadly, our shot of a kangaroo eating our washing didn’t make the cut.

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Guess how many overnight visitors NSW had last year?

Don’t get too excited, this is not one of those ‘win-a-jar-of-jellybeans-for-guessing-correctly’ kind of competitions, although we could always raffle off the office Scotch Finger stash.

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10 tech-free family holidays

by Amy Bryant

If you’re anything like us, the idea of reconnecting with the family face-to-face is a terrible idea. Unless our nan is reading this, and then it’s wonderful!

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Tourism

Aboriginal tourism toolkit for agents

by Vanessa Bussoletti

Our boss gave us a toolkit for writing better article blurbs, but we tossed it in the bin. Explains why we make such bad puns, we guess.

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Tourism

Which reality show is giving NSW the spotlight?

by Vanessa Bussoletti

Sadly, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ never responded to our audition video, but it seems NSW is having a bit more luck in the celebrity department.

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Hotels

Eight Unusual Places to Spend the Night in NSW

by Amy Bryant

Impress your insta followers and your facebook friends with a nights stay in a cave or a treehouse!

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Hotels

Hidden Aussie gem takes title as best boutique hotel in the world

by Daisy Melwani

The coveted awards have been handed out, with a suburban beachside property winning over exotic choices in Italy, New York and London.

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