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Tourism

Aussie tourism took off in December, but remians well below 2019 levels

If these stats are anything to go by, we’ll be back to worrying about overtourism and carbon footprints in no time! Wait…

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Aviation

Hong Kong and Singapore block Aussie flights due to high Omicron numbers

Omicron’s surge throughout Australia has left us getting blocked more times than an ex-partner with a penchant to triple text after a few drinks.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia unveils $4m ad campaign to woo Singaporeans Down Under

A new campaign is telling Singaporeans that Australia is ‘Yours to Explore’. Well, only for those that are double-jabbed, that is.

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Destinations

Japan and South Korea travel bubble to open within weeks, says ScoMo

The PM said Australia’s travel bubble with Singapore would expand to the two countries in the coming weeks and, while he was at it, managed to take a swipe at states that have been slow to reopen.

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Destinations

New data tool reveals least risky countries for Aussie travellers now borders are back open

To help ease your clients’ worries, a handy new interactive map has been released with regularly updated info on the many factors we now need to consider when travelling overseas. Three destinations stand out from the crowd.

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Destinations

Australia to welcome fully-vaxxed Singaporean travellers later this month

ScoMo says the move means that within weeks, we will be welcoming tourists from two of our top 10 travel destinations.

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ScoMo “fully anticipates” return of international tourists to Australia by end of year

In good news for our inbound tourism gang, the PM is confident that double-jabbed tourists, students and backpackers will return this year.

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Singapore reveals when it will start welcoming fully-vaxxed Aussie travellers

The move by the Singapore government doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but it’s a very welcome one nonetheless!

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Aviation

International carriers set Aussie return dates, as Qantas brings forward overseas restart for Melbourne

The increased clarity around border openings as Australia’s vaccinated population grows has given overseas airlines the opportunity to set return dates, with a spate promising to return earlier than expected.

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Destinations

ScoMo says Australia-Singapore travel bubble to form “within the next week or so”

Our editor is loving this bubble talk so much that he’s decided to celebrate by having a bubble bath while enjoying a bubble tea.

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Aviation

Qantas to resume 12 international routes from 18 December

by Ali Coulton

If all goes to plan, 18 December will now be known as the beginning of the end of Australia’s overseas travel ban hellscape. Coincidentally, it’s also our deputy editor’s birthday!

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Destinations

“They’re very keen to engage with us”: Tourism Minister provides update on travel bubble candidates

by Huntley Mitchell

On top of the usual suspects, Dan Tehan has been engaging in ‘bubble’ conversations with a couple of other countries.

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