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OMICRON: WHO urges those over 60 to cancel travel plans as SA tightens restrictions

The UN health authority warned countries that blanket bans don’t work, while an Aussie epidemiologist says the government’s current restrictions won’t make much difference.

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Australia’s international border opening paused amid Omicron variant concerns

Border pause looks to be temporary as Hunt claims the Omicron variant is ‘manageable’.

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Africa’s Travel Indaba and Meetings Africa to make massive 2022 comeback

Dust off your suitcases, because South African Tourism has announced the long-awaited return of its signature global trade shows!

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Aviation

Qantas and Virgin put Bali flights back on the menu

Both airlines have pencilled in dates for flights between Bali and Australia alongside a few more overseas destinations.

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Destinations

South African Tourism teams up with comedian Urzila Carlson for new agent training platform

Agents can reconnect with South Africa and have a few laughs with Carlson using this funky new platform, and be in with a chance to win a bottle of wine!

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Destinations

South African Tourism partners with Google to launch virtual travel experiences

Got a client or few who are craving a trip to South Africa? Provide them with some virtual relief, thanks to this new partnership.

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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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Destinations

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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