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Destinations

Australia extends halt on Kiwi travellers for another three days

Australian health authorities have decided New Zealanders aren’t quite ready to travel quarantine-free, as two more cases surface across the ditch.

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Ardern threatens to delay two-way trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ after Australia halts Kiwi travellers

by Ali Coulton

The prospect of sending your clients to New Zealand in the first quarter of this year has once again been thrown into jeopardy.

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Aviation

New South African airline launches, as country’s national carrier tanks

While airlines around the world are crippled by the ongoing effects of the global pandemic, this new kid on the block reckons it’s the perfect time for ‘Lift-off’.

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South Africa opens its borders to international travellers

South Africa joins a long list of destinations ready to welcome Aussie travellers with open arms once the international travel ban is relaxed.

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Destination Wrap: SATC’s new marketing campaigns, Karels T-bar debuts at Thredbo + MORE

We’ve got so much local and international news in this week’s Destination Wrap that it’s already crashed the Travel Weekly website twice.

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Show your love for South Africa with these amazing Zoom backgrounds

You might not be able to hit the trails of Kruger National Park just yet, but you can still take the spirit of safari with you on Zoom.

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Hotels

South Africa is getting a train carriage hotel on top of a bridge

Do you miss the rush of being crushed by strangers on commuter trains? This may slightly tickle your fancy.

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Events

Africa’s INDABA 2020 postponed indefinitely

The move follows a raft of measures from the South African government designed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Destination Wrap: Abu Dhabi’s record-breaking visitor numbers, Tourism Fiji rolls out new stage of Bulanaires + MORE!

Meanwhile, the only destination Travel Weekly staff will be exploring today is the streets of Surry Hills in search of a cheaper coffee than the place downstairs.

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Tourism

Aussie cricketer heads home after being attacked by a monkey on South Africa trip

An up-and-coming Aussie cricketer has made his way home from the ICC World Cup after being scratched on the face by a monkey during a team trip.

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Tourism

Instagrammer accidentally captures penguin porn while trying to take perfect selife

An Instagrammer has admitted to being so caught up in capturing the perfect selfie she failed to notice a pair of fornicating penguins had photobombed her shot.

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Aviation

South African Airways cancels almost all flights due to strikes

Those with clients heading to or from South Africa over the next few days ought to give this one a read.

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