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Aviation

Three more Aussie cities “within flying range” for Cebu Pacific, says commercial chief

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly sat down with the Filipino carrier’s commercial VP to chat about its Australian expansion plans. And, much to our delight, he brought us some burgers from Jollibee.

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Tourism

Coronavirus: Aussies urged not to travel to China as travel bans take hold

The government has updated its travel advice as the death toll for the deadly virus jumps to 305, with 12 confirmed cases in Australia.

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Destinations

Warning of “further explosive eruption” after volcano spews lava in Philippines, shuts down airport

by Huntley Mitchell

Residents and tourists in the Philippines are on high alert after a volcano which began spewing lava and plumes of ash on Sunday threatens to wreak more havoc.

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Destinations

Deadly earthquake strikes the Philippines

The southern Philippine island of Mindanao is in rescue mode after being hit by a magnitude 6.8 earthquake on Sunday.

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Destinations

Aussie tradie detained in the Philippines for overstaying his visa

The Perth man said he went to the Philippines for dental surgery, but “met a girl” and overstayed his visa by seven months.

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Travel Agents

Agent Wrap: Flight Centre recognised for innovation, agents take on Sri Lanka, Russia and Cambodia + MORE

This Agent Wrap comes with a warning for those who suffer from acute FOMO when they see agents living it up on famils. Brace yourselves – they’ve been just about everywhere this week.

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Hotels

Hotel slammed over controversial policy for unmarried couples

A hotel in the Philippines has found itself in a bit of a social media shitstorm over its controversial policy for unmarried couples.

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Aviation

Destinations

Over 100 flights cancelled as earthquake causes chaos in the Philippines

Amid the damage and search for survivors from the Philippines earthquake, an international airport was forced to cancel more than 100 flights and close temporarily.

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Destinations

“It won’t be a party place anymore” Boracay to reopen next month with major changes

We asked our boss if we could take off a few months for rejuvenation like this island did, but he just laughed. Technically that’s not a no, right?

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Destinations

Pictures: This inflatable island is straight out of your day dreams

Excuse us, but this unicorn themed inflatable island just popped up in the Philipines and it is the most Instagram worthy place on earth!

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Destinations

Philippines closes popular tourist island

The island will close for six months to delay environmental damage. We want to close our office every time the office dog poops but our boss won’t let us.

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Tourist in the Philippines told to ‘cover-up’

Meanwhile, all we’re covering up this morning is the enormous bags under our eyes from staying up too late to binge watch Sex and the City.

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