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Destinations

Spain removed from UK’s ‘travel corridors’ exemption list

Sadly for Spain, it’s just become a whole lot harder for the European destination to woo holidaymakers from the UK.

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Hotels

Two men die after tourist falls from hotel balcony, landing on man below

Two men have died in Spain after a British tourist fell from a hotel balcony onto another man on the ground below.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Queensland’s $50m tourism boost, Spain and Greece to welcome back international travellers + MORE

There are plenty of good signs for the tourism industry judging by this week’s Destination Wrap. Here’s Travel Weekly’s roundup of what’s been happening domestically and internationally.

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Spanish officials slammed for spraying beach with bleach to protect children from COVID-19

And the winner of Travel Weekly’s Numpty Award for this week are… the officials of a Spanish resort village.

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Hotels

World’s first women-only hotel opens in Spain

Do you have a female client who has just gone through a big break-up or is just plain done with men? This may cheer her up.

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Tourism

Holiday water slide accident leaves tourist 10cm shorter

A British tourist has reportedly been left 10 centimetres shorter after she “shattered her spine” at a popular holiday water park.

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Destinations

Tourism

Dangerous 38-metre slide in Spanish resort town closes a day after opening

In what appears to be a ‘it seemed like a good idea at the time’ moment, a big slide connecting two streets has abruptly closed due to safety complaints.

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Aviation

Flamingo sauntering across runway holds up EasyJet flight

The footage in this article is more delightful than watching our office dog zoom around the office with his favourite chew toy. And that’s pretty damn delightful.

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Destinations

UTracks wraps up Camino famil

Travel Weekly’s wandering scribe just returned from walking the last 110km of the Camino. If you need her, she’ll be napping on the lounge for the next three weeks.

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Destinations

FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS: Thousands could be affected amid Ryanair strikes

If you’re planning to fly on one of Europe’s most popular airlines this month, you’re going to want to read this.

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Tourism

Busted: Couple charged $30,000 for phony holiday insurance claim

The couple made the mistake of posting poolside selfies on Facebook while they were supposed to be suffering from food poisoning. Rookie error.

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Technology

Pictures: Say hello to Mao the travelling cat

Sorry, but this cat is probably a better travel companion than you. It’s hard to stay mad at her though because she’s so bloody ADORABLE.

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