ScoMo reveals further details of Australia’s reopening plan, as lockdown extended for South East Queensland
Just as the PM provides some hope of an end to lockdowns, one of the states has gone and tacked on a few extra days to its own.
“The product of travel has lost its value”: AFTA chair pens letter to ScoMo
Tom Wanwaring has his handwriting down pat after penning a letter to the PM. Travel Weekly understands he opted for a felt tip and even sealed it with a custom wax stamp.
Travel industry reacts to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win
While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to wake up to this morning.
Australia’s overseas arrivals must now declare vaccine status
by Ali Coulton
The change looks to have been made in preparation for relaxed restrictions on overseas travel for vaccinated Aussies, which we hope happens sooner rather than later.
Home quarantine trials for international travel set to kick off in South Australia
Looks like we’re one step closer to having international travel back on the cards! We’ve already started shopping for new luggage.
Singapore travel bubble delayed until end of 2021: Tourism Minister
Got a client who had their heart set on visiting Singapore soon? Best to send them a box of chocolates before breaking this news.
Industry bodies urge government to provide more support and clarity for its roadmap rollout
The industry’s lobbying groups have been sharpening their pitchforks again in pursuit of more clarity, government support and a change in vaccine prioritisation.
PM slashes inbound caps, says vaccinated Aussies may be travelling overseas by end of 2021
by Ali Coulton
ScoMo’s shiny new roadmap to get Australia “back to normal” includes shortened quarantine periods and unrestricted international travel for vaccinated Aussies.
Singapore to be “first country outside of NZ” slated for Aussie travel bubble, says ScoMo
The PM said the bubble will kick off with a “pilot exercise” giving priority to international students from Singapore.
“Not clear where it goes next”: UK’s COVID battle helps ScoMo’s international travel argument
While some might have hoped the G7 leaders’ summit would prompt Australia’s PM to change his tune on international travel, it appears to have had the opposite effect.
PM says trans-Pacific travel bubble “a real possibility”
Do you have money on Singapore being the next country Aussies can travel to? Well, your bet’s starting to look a little risky.
Aussie tourism leader pens open letter to PM calling for “urgent clarity” on reopening international border
A senior industry figure has written to ScoMo. However, it’s yet to be confirmed whether they opted for a fountain pen or a ballpoint one.
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