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WA border to open 5 February as premier McGowan announces vaccine milestone

For the first time in almost two years, West Australia will reopen its border to the rest of the world on the 5th of February.

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Hotels

Marriott to take Courtyard brand out west

While WA is still not all that welcoming to international arrivals, at least the state is receptive to new hotels.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia overhauls economy airfare options, premium loyalty program to be rebranded

Virgin has given its economy fares the Queer Eye treatment. Our reaction to this is along the lines of “fabulous” and “yaaas queen”.

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Aviation

Union calls for safety investigation after baggage vehicle crashes into Qantas plane

by Ali Coulton

The Transport Workers’ Union is blaming the incident, alongside a string of others, on the national carrier’s decision to outsource its ground crew.

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Destinations

‘Take a Mate to WA’: Tourism WA and Qantas team up for major marketing push

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

We’ve even come up with a few ideas for how your clients can make the most of this promo. You can thank us later.

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Cruise

World’s largest sailing ship to make Aussie debut with bonus rail deal

by Sponsored by Cruise Traveller

An Australian first has put more wind in the cruise industry’s sails (and sales), with loads of travellers reserving their spot on the world’s largest sailing ship.

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Road & Rail

Road trip guide: The Ardi Cultural Drive

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

Travel Weekly’s WA road trip series continues apace. However, that’s not to suggest we’re endorsing your clients to speed when behind the wheel.

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Road & Rail

Road trip guide: The Coral Coast Highway

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

The Coral Coast Highway stretches a decent 1,250 kilometres from Perth to Exmouth and is recognised as one of Australia’s greatest scenic drives.

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Road & Rail

Road trip guide: The South West Edge

by Sponsored by Tourism Western Australia

Weaving between wine regions, towering forests and along marine life-rich coast, The South West Edge is an epic road trip around, you guessed it, the south-western edge of WA.

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Destinations

Victoria, South Australia and Northern Territory ease travel restrictions with WA

by Huntley Mitchell

Three Aussie jurisdictions have loosened up a little for travellers from Perth and WA’s Peel region, following the state’s lockdown success.

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Destinations

Perth emerges from lockdown, but strict interim restrictions remain

Hooray for WA! Marky Mark and his funky bunch have managed to keep COVID at bay.

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Destinations

Perth and WA’s Peel region to enter three-day lockdown

The WA government has announced a snap three-day lockdown for Perth and the Peel region, following a community case of COVID-19.

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