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Basketball legend Scottie Pippen becomes an Airbnb host to offer unique Olympic-themed stay

He was MJ’s right-hand man during the Chicago Bulls’ glory days, and now “Pip” has dribbled his way into the home-sharing market.

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Destinations

Travel industry reacts to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win

While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to wake up to this morning.

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Events

All spectators banned from Tokyo Olympics, with state of emergency declared

For the first time in history, the Olympic Games are set to be carried out with no audience.

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Brisbane moves one step closer to securing 2032 Olympics

After the Maroons’ dismal performance last week, at least this will give Queenslanders something to cheer about.

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Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics expected to go ahead without international spectators

This report suggests we can expect plenty of cardboard cut-outs in the stands at the 2020 games, which are set to take place this year after being postponed due to a thing called COVID.

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Airbnb partners with IOC and IPC to host historic online Olympic festival

With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021, Airbnb is lacing up its runners and reimagining both events with an online program of activities.

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Japan might cancel Olympic Games over coronavirus fears

Olympic authorities have indicated that the Summer Games in Japan could be cancelled if the spread of coronavirus becomes too dangerous.

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Queensland to bid for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics

Queensland is hoping to score the Olympics and Paralympics. No word yet though on whether Toowoomba or Mount Isa have been mooted to host the opening ceremony.

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Technology

Airbnb inks massive Olympic deal

Did you happen to catch members of the hotel industry kicking cans down the street and muttering curse words to themselves? Find out why here.

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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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Hong Kong wins Gay Games for 2022

Hong Kong has beaten Washington to host the Gay Games in a nail biting egg and spoon race. Or maybe it was a bidding process, we’re not sure.

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Tourism

Tourism Aus backs Brisbane’s Olympics bid

Brisbane is already organising its bid for the 2032 Olympics, and yet we still haven’t brought in our laundry from last Sunday.

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