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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Qld eases travel restrictions, Greece to open border to internationals + MORE

The wheels are beginning to turn on domestic and international tourism, with border restrictions easing near and far. Huzzah!

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with The Travel Concierge Sri Lanka’s Laahiru Jayamanne

This week, TTC Sri Lanka’s managing director gives some great advice to travel industry folk on how to best cope with the COVID-19 crisis.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Swiss town’s message of solidarity, Sri Lankan lockdown lifts + MORE

Go on a pretend holiday through all the wonderful destinations featured in this week’s wrap. It’s the closest we’ve gotten to the real thing in months.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Lithuanian volunteers mobilise, Dreamworld closes + MORE

We’ve got a few diamonds in the rough scattered amongst this week’s Destination Wrap, so you can stay well informed and hopeful at the same time.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Record-breaking sky deck opens in NYC, Win French Film Festival tickets + MORE!

Travel Weekly is committed to looking after our travel agent audience and keeping the positive vibes, so here’s a wrap that’s decidedly thin on any coronavirus news.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: DFAT’s Brexit advice, Inca Trail closure, Visit USA Expo announcements + MORE!

Worried that Brexit will affect your clients’ upcoming trips to the UK? Or, are you just keen to see Richard Reid at the Visit USA Expo? Either way, click here.

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Hotels

WATCH: Elephant wanders through Sri Lankan hotel

If you watch anything today, we highly recommend this clip of a very gentle giant. He even knocks over a lamp and tries to fix it.

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Destinations

Events

Sydney is getting a free Sri Lankan food and culture festival

Want to learn more about the destination tipped by Lonely Planet as the hottest place to travel in 2019? And eat delicious food? Throw in some live entertainment? Click this way.

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Travel Agents

Agent wrap: Beyond Travel’s Sri Lanka commission deal, Magellan award winners revealed + MORE!

This week’s agent wrap is somewhat of a whopper, a “Big Bertha”, a “Goliath”. Meaning there’s lots of news.

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Destinations

Sri Lanka offers free tourist visas, PM says country ready to be promoted as “safe” destination

Sri Lanka has taken a big step in getting tourists back to the country, offering free one-month visas on arrival to citizens from almost 50 countries, including Australia.

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Destinations

Events

MICE professionals to taste the best of Sri Lanka at unique new roadshows!

Sri Lanka Convention Bureau is gearing up to showcase the very best of what it has to offer Australian MICE professionals with a unique roadshow series.

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Destinations

“Business begins now”, as DFAT downgrades travel advice for Sri Lanka

The downgrade indicates that Sri Lanka is progressing towards a state of normalcy, but is still cautious, with high levels of security in place across the country.

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