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Aviation

Australia’s newest airline takes off

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … yep, it’s a plane! A seaplane from Australia’s newest airline to be exact, which promises to shave HOURS off flights between Sydney and Canberra.

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Aviation

Airline banishes couple for flying to Hawaii knowing they had COVID-19

The couple was charged with reckless endangerment upon arrival in Hawaii for putting fellow passengers “in danger of death”.

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Cruise

Cruise Wrap: Carnival and WTTC present COVID-19 scientific summit, earn bonus commission with Creative Cruising + MORE

Are your clients fanging to get back out to sea? Here’s all the latest releases, guidelines, incentives and sales from the cruise industry that you need to get them there.

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Destinations

“Wish you were here”: American artists get creative in time of coronavirus

In Seattle and Texas, art has flourished throughout isolation, with creative messages of hope and inspiration popping up in some of the most unexpected of places.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Curate your Zoom chat with Tourism Australia, win some Mumm bubbly with Atout France + MORE

As the weeks roll on, more and more destinations are turning digital to keep the travel dream alive. Try these ones on for size.

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Technology

Virtual travel: The ultimate list of tours and live streams to cure cabin fever

If, like Travel Weekly, you’re suffering from a case of itchy feet, we have just the thing for you.

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Wholesalers

Excite announces new resort campaigns, delivers ‘Finely Crafted’ Seattle experience for agents

Excite Holidays has announced two new campaigns with resorts, as well as giving agents the chance to experience Seattle Down Under.

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Aviation

Hawaiian Airlines offers new option for Aussies wanting to fly Vegas to Maui

Australians will soon have a new way of getting to Hawaii from Las Vegas, courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines.

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Wholesalers

Excite launches Seattle guide for those looking for fresh, alternative US destination

Formerly known for its booming independent music scene, the birthplace of grunge has grown up. Find out what all the buzz is about right here.

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Destinations

Visit Seattle partners with Vice for new travel series

The new travel doco showcases the huge impact Seattle has had on the music industry, producing the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana and Pearl Jam, just to name a few.

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Aviation

Airline employee dies in plane crash after hijacking aircraft in Seattle

Questions around airport security have been raised after an airline employee hijacked a plane in an apparent suicide mission over the weekend.

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Tourism

Seattle swoops into Sydney on trade mission

Visit Seattle treated the trade to Bennelong last night, which was way better than our 5-day old Spag Bol in the fridge at home.

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