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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar cut flights as Omicron dampens travel expectations

Omicron has metaphorically dampened Qantas Groups travel expectations and La Nina has literally dampened the entire nation. It looks like Aussie Summer is not going the way anyone had hoped.

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Tourism

Tasmania reopens to the world after being shut for nearly two years

Tassie are throwing open their border to COVID-19 hotspots just in time for the holiday season and to nab the 5th Ashes game.

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News

Tourism

OMICRON: WHO urges those over 60 to cancel travel plans as SA tightens restrictions

The UN health authority warned countries that blanket bans don’t work, while an Aussie epidemiologist says the government’s current restrictions won’t make much difference.

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Destinations

“A new chapter”: WA pencils in long-awaited reopening for early next year

According to Marky Mark McGowan, the plan is based on extensive modelling. However, this doesn’t mean the WA premier has been practising his best Blue Steel pose, much to our disappointment.

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Destinations

New data tool reveals least risky countries for Aussie travellers now borders are back open

To help ease your clients’ worries, a handy new interactive map has been released with regularly updated info on the many factors we now need to consider when travelling overseas. Three destinations stand out from the crowd.

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Aviation

Aussie aviation industry streamlines approach to guiding travellers through new restrictions

The differing reopening roadmaps of the states and territories will no doubt cause headaches for travellers, hence this from A4ANZ.

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Travel Agents

Barry Mayo talks border reopenings and the silver lining of confusing travel restrictions

The industry veteran reckons ever-changing global travel restrictions may have a silver lining for agents.

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Aviation

Qantas snubs WA, postponing resumption of Perth-London service

Qantas has once again thumbed the nose at WA Premier Marky Mark McGowan, giving us yet another great excuse to use this image of Alan Joyce looking smug at the races.

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Destinations

US to lift border restrictions for fully-vaxxed air travellers

Biden has decided enough is enough with the so-called ‘212f’ restrictions that the US has imposed on 33 countries.

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Tourism

Aussies set for early Christmas present, with international travel on the cards in November

by Ali Coulton

Double-jabbed Aussies could be travelling overseas by November, with the government about to hit the launch button for its “vaccine passport”.

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Destinations

Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW

WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.

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Wholesalers

CATO calls for domestic ‘vaccine passport’ and transparency around PM’s pathway out of COVID-19

The Council of Australian Tour Operators has joined the mob of industry bodies who reckon the PM’s roadmap is a bit light on the details.

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