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Nail-biting images emerge of youths taking selfies on Sydney hotel ledge

Bloody kids these days and their death-defying selfies. Back in our day, the cameras were so big that we’d be lucky to get one up a staircase, let alone onto the ledge of a building.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with TravelManagers’ Sandra Leslie

This week, we had a yarn with a member of TravelManagers’ national partnership office over ginger prawns while she played us her favourite Eminem songs.

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Hotels

Sydney’s first six-star hotel draws back the curtains

After four years of construction, “Packer’s Pecker” (aka Crown Sydney) is finally open for Sydneysiders and travellers to enjoy.

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Destinations

Northern Beaches COVID-19 outbreak prompts states and territories to tighten border restrictions

A COVID-19 outbreak on Sydney’s Northern Beaches that is quickly getting out of control has kicked states and territories into action to prevent the virus from spreading outside NSW.

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Aviation

Australia’s newest airline takes off

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … yep, it’s a plane! A seaplane from Australia’s newest airline to be exact, which promises to shave HOURS off flights between Sydney and Canberra.

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Hotels

Star Entertainment Group finally gets approval for six-star Sydney hotel

by Huntley Mitchell

The group has proven that persistence pays off, with its revised plan for a six-star hotel in Pyrmont getting the green light from the NSW government.

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Aviation

International travellers dodge hotel quarantine and catch flight to Melbourne

An investigation has been launched into how two people arrived in Sydney from overseas and managed to board a domestic flight instead of entering the mandatory 14-day quarantine.

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Aviation

Qantas adds three new routes to connect Tassie to the mainland

While sourcing the image for this article, Travel Weekly’s deputy editor found out the hard way that there is more than one interpretation of “map of Tassie”. We advise against Googling it.

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Aviation

Rex shows off new aircraft livery, as Sydney-Melbourne flights go on sale

The airline’s capital city assault is gathering steam, with some fresh aircraft decals and cheap fares set to send a shiver down the spines of Qantas and Virgin execs.

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Destinations

Agents take a hike with Switzerland Tourism

These intrepid agents have kept busy trekking all around Sydney to keep the dream of hiking Switzerland’s beautiful trails alive.

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Aviation

United Airlines increases non-stop service between Sydney and LA

Oddly enough, the US carrier seems to be experiencing increased demand for flights to LA, despite there being an overseas travel ban in place.

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Destinations

Sydney turns Harbour Bridge into a birthday cake to celebrate Qantas’ centenary

Here’s a recap of how Sydney helped celebrate Qantas turning 100 years old. And, we can confirm that Alan Joyce is nursing a very dead arm from all the birthday punches.

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