Qantas to capitalise on Aussie ski season with three new routes
Travel Weekly’s editor is so keen on getting to the snow this year that he’s started wearing his ski goggles and boots to work. He looks like an absolute idiot.
STUDY: NSW snowfields the ‘main game’ in town with Victorian border closed
As many as 322,000 Aussies plan on visiting one of NSW’s snowfields in the next two years. However, it’s not clear how many will spend most of their time inside their cabin drinking butterscotch schnapps.
Destination Wrap: Norfolk Island readies for reopening, Switzerland showcases quirky accommodations + MORE
We’ve thrown in everything except a pop quiz in this week’s Destination Wrap, but don’t let that stop you from creating your own to test your info retention ability.
Destination Wrap: BridgeClimb celebrates eased restrictions, Tourism NT’s new campaign + MORE
Feel like you’ve been left in the lurch on destination news near and far? Meet your new best friend: the Destination Wrap.
NSW Premier calls for state’s tourism operators to bar travellers from Melbourne
However, despite Gladys’ stern warning, Victorians are still continuing their plans to travel across the state.
Thredbo Resort boss apologises for website crash due to “overwhelming” demand for passes
by Huntley Mitchell
Travel restrictions imposed to curb COVID-19 have only made Aussies keener to hit the slopes, if Thredbo Resort’s website meltdown is anything to go by.
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.
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.
“Freak gust of wind” plummets skier to the ground in Thredbo chairlift accident
by Ali Coulton
In the most dramatic news since our office dog fell off the couch, a skier has fallen an estimated five metres at a Snowy Mountains ski resort.
Looking for a snow change? Australia’s snowfields are growing in popularity
Meanwhile, our own research shows that everyone in the office is now ready for winter to end so we can feel our toes again.
Thredbo bans tobogganing for this year’s snow season
You heard it here first: winter is officially cancelled. Excuse us while we return our toboggans and snow slides – they’re too dangerous for anyone to be trusted with.
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