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Hotels

Aussie first: Dorsett Gold Coast’s grand opening

The upscale new build has been designed to reflect local culture, however, that’s not to say you’ll see schoolies puking in the lobby.

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Aviation

Qantas expands Queensland network with more flights and resumed connections

The airline is getting back in touch with its roots with a massive slog of extra services for regional spots across the sunshine state.

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Hotels

Major QLD hotels will ban unvaccinated guests to avoid risky restriction loophole

According to some of the state’s hoteliers, new restrictions will not only be “impossible” to police, but they will also put guests at risk.

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Destinations

Tasmania won’t reopen until vax rates hit 90pc, says Premier

Australia’s island state is certainly giving WA a run for its money in terms its hermit kingdom-ness.

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Destinations

Queensland injects nearly $50m into tourism and hospitality support

The Palaszczuk government is helping take the sting out of snap lockdowns and border closures with some much-needed financial support for the struggling sectors.

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Aviation

Qantas flight attendant fined for helping COVID-infected man cross Queensland border from NSW

The flight attendant also allegedly provided false information that saw 267 Qantas passengers forced into quarantine.

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Destinations

WA gets strict on NSW travellers, as state and territory borders tighten for Sydney hotspots

by Ali Coulton

States and territories have placed tight restrictions on Sydneysiders, with Marky Mark McGowan almost slamming the door shut on the entire state of NSW.

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Destinations

Queensland to reopen its borders to New Zealanders

A two-way trans-Tasman travel ‘bubble’ is so close now we can taste it! Although, that could just be the fush and chups and pavlova we had as a morning snack.

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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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Hotels

$80K-per-week Queensland property sees booking influx as state’s border reopens

You could buy a semi-decent property in the suburbs with the money it would cost to stay in this lavish place for a couple of weeks.

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Travel Agents

This travel agency diversified well before the pandemic, and now it’s looking to franchise

by Ali Coulton

A travel agency with a twist has taken the COVID-19 slowdown as an opportunity to breathe new life into its business.

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Tourism

Coronavirus border row heats up, as WA uses Ruby Princess debacle to taunt NSW

The row between the states over remaining border closures has intensified, so much so that Mark McGowan is now donning a hard hat and safety vest.

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