sydney

Destinations

Experts warn of yet another Sydney lockdown extension, as Tasmania reopens to Victoria and SA

We’ve coupled the good with the bad in this domestic travel update, but we won’t judge if you only choose to read the positive stuff.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

American Airlines to cut all Aussie flights

The airline was the first to pull the plug on flights to Australia after the government halved the cap on inbound arrivals.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

Singapore travel bubble delayed until end of 2021: Tourism Minister

Got a client who had their heart set on visiting Singapore soon? Best to send them a box of chocolates before breaking this news.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Hundreds of passengers urged to isolate after Virgin Australia crew member tests positive for COVID-19

The crew member worked on five flights between major cities across three states while they were believed to be infectious.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

GM appointed to lead world’s largest W hotel in Sydney

While the accompanying photo looks more like a stylised oil painting, we guarantee Marriott’s new hire is a real human.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Jetstar turns iconic Aussie train stations into airports to celebrate 17th birthday

Jetstar turns train stations into airports in latest promo. However, that’s not to suggest passengers got a litre of gin for $32 at the duty-free shops.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

Marriott’s Moxy brand to make Sydney debut

The new property is set to have a bar that doubles as a front desk, meaning guests could quite possibly skoll a beer while they’re checking in.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

World’s largest sailing ship to make Aussie debut with bonus rail deal

by Sponsored by Cruise Traveller

An Australian first has put more wind in the cruise industry’s sails (and sales), with loads of travellers reserving their spot on the world’s largest sailing ship.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

REVEALED: The plan to transform Sydney’s Cockatoo Island

The plan would see the iconic island restored with added art, retail, dining and educational spaces. No word on whether the cockatoos would get a better choice of seeds and berries, however.

Share

CommentComments

Destinations

New Zealand launches brilliant tourism campaign just as it pauses quarantine-free travel from NSW

by Huntley Mitchell

Tourism New Zealand has suffered some very unfortunate timing with the launch of its new tourism campaign directed at Aussies.

Share

CommentComments

Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar headquarters to stay put, but flying kangaroo’s JAL alliance in doubt

Qantas and Jetstar staff are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief after facing the prospect of having to move interstate and – god forbid – barrack for another footy team.

Share

CommentComments

Hotels

IHG signs two Sydney properties, announces major revamp for InterContinental Adelaide

IHG has had a very busy week, announcing a $32 million refurb, a new build and the Australian debut of one of its iconic brands.

Share

CommentComments