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Wholesalers

“Adios amigos”: Another Aussie wholesaler closes its doors

by Huntley Mitchell

The heavy impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt by the travel industry, with yet another local wholesaler shutting up shop.

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Destinations

European MPs call for safer, more sustainable tourism post-pandemic

Here’s some political news all the way from Europe. However, that’s not to suggest we actually sent a journalist over there to cover it.

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Aviation

UK watchdog bans Ryanair’s controversial “jab and go” ad

Ryanair is doing very little to throw off its title of ‘World’s Dodgiest Airline’, as its latest dodgy campaign gets pulled.

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Aviation

Ryanair under investigation over controversial “jab and go” ad

The low-cost carrier has landed itself in hot water with an advertising watchdog after encouraging consumers to book their summer holidays so they can “jab and go”.

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Road & Rail

At least 29 people killed in Madeira tourist bus crash

by Ali Coulton

The driver reportedly lost control of the bus before it plunged off the road and rolled down a hill.

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Destinations

Two Aussie tourists dead after tragic selfie accident

by Lauren Croft

Two Australians have died after falling off a beach-side cliff in Portugal, reportedly losing their balance taking a selfie.

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Destinations

Booking trend: Aussies are dreaming of a European christmas

Personally, we don’t know what we’re doing next week let alone at Christmas time, but if you fancy a Northern Hemisphere Christmas, you’re going to want to book now.

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Hotels

Who made Virtuoso’s 2018 Best of the Best list?

It’s the first day back at work, so it’s time give yourself a break for all the hard work you’ve already done and read this jaw-dropping list.

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Destinations

Family holiday-making for dummies

by Gabriella Warden

Toddler with the terrible twos? Here’s where to holiday with them.

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Wholesalers

Scenic hosts Europe client info session

by Hannah Edensor

Brought about by popular demand, Scenic Tours’ is running Europe river cruise info sessions.

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News

Portugal slum becomes tourist magnet

The spicy scent of Cape Verdian cuisine wafts down its winding alleyways, where palm trees sway among a colourful bric-a-brac […]

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Destinations

Port wine in Portugal and Douro River vine

Ribbons of bright green grape leaves alternated with golden stone walls as far as I could see along the steep […]

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