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Travelling to Malaysia? Here’s what you need to know.

by sponsored by Tourism Malaysia

As the world opens up, many of us are faced with the choice paralysis of where in the world to venture next. And then of course the question still remains, where can we travel?

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Tourism

Albo officially names Don Farrell as Australia’s new Tourism Minister

Nothing like an awkward selfie with the PM to kick off your stint as Tourism Minister. Here’s everything you need to know about the industry’s new overlord.

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News

Federal budget “fails the pub test” as financial support nixed for marketing spend leaves aviation and hospo behind

We assume the accompanying image encapsulates treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s response after reading what the travel industry had to say about his grand plan.

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Tourism

Research: Conscious travel will define APAC’s tourism rebound

Travel Weekly staff were somewhat relieved by this research, given the low percentage of unconscious travel. Although, we have been known to sleepwalk.

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Tourism

Flight Centre Group releases first half results and things are looking up!

It’s looking up, up and away for both corporate and leisure travel according to Flight Centre!

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UK travellers rank Australia dead last despite major advertising push

Looks like our days of dealing with raucous holidaying Poms may be coming to an end, sparking despair for local tourism operators and joy for those who enjoy having a quiet one at their local pub.

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Destinations

Bali reopens to overseas travellers with compulsory five-day “warm-up vacation”

Australia’s favourite holiday hotspot is officially back on the menu but there’s a catch: travellers have to spend five days quarantining in a five-star resort. Where do we sign up?

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Tourism

Say Aloha This Summer Because Hawaii Is Open!

by Sponsored by Hawaii Tourism Authority

In the wise words of Lilo and Stitch, “Ohana means family. Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten”. Unless you want to ditch the kids for this one… we won’t judge!

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Destinations

Aizu and Nakanosawa: Fukushima’s Best Kept Secrets

by Amy Shapiro

Aizu is the peak experience of regional Japan. And in a country with over eighteen thousand mountains, that’s saying something!

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Sri Lanka Tourism invites investors to cash in with huge incentives

The island nation’s government has made it easier to invest in tourism projects, and they reckon there are big bucks to be made. That is, if you have a spare $71K laying around.

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Travel Agents

Digital travel ad impressions up 40 per cent says Nielsen Ad Intel

Looks like your marketing team’s efforts are paying off, with ads views climbing dramatically in Australia following the most recent lockdown.

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Tourism

Destination NSW Launches Vibrant “Feel New Sydney” Campaign

Destination NSW unveils “Feel New Sydney” work. Just don’t expect the locals to be pleasant or let you in when driving.

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