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Aviation

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.

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Hotels

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.

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Destinations

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.

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Wholesalers

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?

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Hotels

New Hilton hotel arrives in Perth

Do you have picky clients who refuse to stay at hotels that don’t offer waterfront views? Satisfy their demands with this new property.

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Hotels

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!

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Cruise

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.

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Destinations

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.

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Midweek Interview

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.

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Hotels

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.

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Destinations

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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Aviation

Qantas passengers smell smoke on Perth flight

Did you have a sneaky smoke on your last flight with our national carrier? Find out if you’ve been rumbled here.

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