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Destinations

Europe to reopen its borders to US travellers with or without COVID vaccination

While ScoMo has doubled down on Australia’s hard border stance, the EU has reportedly added six new countries to its list of desired travellers.

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Cruise

Dream Cruises begins vaccination of more than 700 crew members

Dream Cruises is rolling out COVID-19 jabs for Taiwan-based staff, making it the first cruise company to implement a comprehensive vaccination program in Asia.

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Aviation

Ex-airline CEO cops fine for refusing to provide menstrual leave

by Ali Coulton

This former top dog of the commercial aviation world argued that employees failed to provide “proof” they had their period, which doesn’t sound ideal, if you ask us.

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Road & Rail

Train carrying tourists crashes in Taiwan, killing at least 51 people

The express train hit a runaway construction vehicle in Taiwan and is the country’s worst rail accident in 70 years.

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Wholesalers

Snag your clients a bargain with Wendy Wu’s Holiday Sale

Give your clients the gift of travel this festive season, with whopping savings on loads of great all-inclusive trips around Asia.

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Aviation

Airline hosts ‘flights to nowhere’ with a romantic twist

The ‘flights to nowhere’ trend has taken an unexpected turn, with one Asian airline organising speed-dating flights over the festive season.

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Destinations

ScoMo reveals fresh candidates for expanded travel ‘bubble’, including some Chinese provinces

by Ali Coulton

With two-way trans-Tasman travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, Australia’s PM has revealed a few north Asian candidates for an expanded ‘bubble’.

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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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Aviation

Desperate travellers board flight to… nowhere

If you thought you were missing travel, wait until you see what avid travellers have been up to in Taiwan.

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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: SATC expands to loungeroom tourism, live stream South Africa’s national parks + MORE!

Ready for a wrap that’s equal parts fluff, form and function? Enter this week’s Destination Wrap.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: BridgeClimb’s ‘Karaoke Climb’ is back, Scotland’s Sydney supper + MORE!

Do you consider yourself the karaoke king and/or enjoy wearing a kilt? If so, this week’s Destination Wrap will be right up your alley.

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