Emirates suspends Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne flights, as government increases repatriation efforts
Meanwhile, Etihad has taken this opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to repatriating stranded Aussies. Nice one, guys.
Parmelia Hilton Perth gets multi-million-dollar makeover
You could say this $45 million transformation is the hotel equivalent of Jocelyn Wildenstein’s plastic surgery efforts, except that it looks way better.
Queensland to reopen border to Adelaide, as WA welcomes back NSW and Victorian travellers
As per ScoMo’s Christmas wish, domestic borders are reopening, so expect lots of rowdy road trippers these school holidays.
Globus launches new domestic trip featuring iconic Indian Pacific train
Do your clients love a good rail journey? Well, seeing as they can’t toot toot their way through Europe this year, why not suggest one of Australias most famous trips on the tracks?
Hilton’s Garden Inn brand is coming to the Margaret River wine region
There are many things we love about this announcement: a new hotel, potential for green shoots and, best of all, WINE!
Man’s death at sea sparks calls for mandatory headcount law
A WA senator is pushing for mandatory headcounts to be carried out on commercial vessels, after a coronial inquest found the measure could have prevented a man from dying.
Destination Wrap: DFAT’s Brexit advice, Inca Trail closure, Visit USA Expo announcements + MORE!
Worried that Brexit will affect your clients’ upcoming trips to the UK? Or, are you just keen to see Richard Reid at the Visit USA Expo? Either way, click here.
Midweek interview with The Ritz-Carlton’s Dario Orsini
This week, the general manager of The Ritz-Carlton in Perth gave us the 411 on all things hospitality. He also filled out our Midweek Interview.
Hotel Wrap: Club Med’s new eco-conscious resort, Marriott celebrates return of Ritz-Carlton + MORE!
Seven is this week’s lucky number – seven stories for the Hotel Wrap, and seven shots of espresso to help us through Thursday.
Destination Wrap: Travel Oregon’s ‘Only Slightly (More) Exaggerated’ campaign, Perth and Gold Coast lose ‘major city’ tag + MORE
Keen to be somewhere other than at your desk this Monday? Well, believe us when we say that reading this Destination Wrap can take you there!
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