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Queensland to reopen borders to NSW (except for Sydney)

Sydneysiders were seen kicking cans down the street this morning while shaking their fists in Queensland’s general direction following the announcement.

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Cruise

Azamara grows local presence and announces 2021 European cruises

The boutique cruise line has tripled the size of its local sales team with a slew of new appointments, as well as revealing its new restart date.

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Travel Agents

This handy map shows where your clients can travel in Australia right now

Not sure where to send your clients? This handy map is updated weekly to show current and potential travel options.

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Wholesalers

Explore’s European tours are back, baby!

The wholesaler’s staff have been receiving noise complaints from various neighbourhoods as they each blast Eminem’s “Without Me” from their respective home offices.

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Birmo says Aussies could be travelling to New Zealand “by the year’s end”, as ScoMo names Pacific ‘bubble’ candidates

Start cramming as much knowledge on the Land of the Long White Cloud into your noggin as you can, because the trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ could become a two-way street by the end of the year.

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Aviation

Trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ likely to be another six months away, says Air New Zealand boss

The comments came as ScoMo said the government is working to get more Australians home by opening up travel between the two countries.

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Destinations

States and territories agree to develop plan for Christmas reopening

by Christian Fleetwood

However, there is one state that doesn’t want to play ball. Find out which one here.

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ScoMo urges Australia’s states and territories to aim for Christmas deadline in easing travel restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sent his Christmas wish list to Santa nice and early, which includes an easing of travel restrictions and a Cronulla Sharks stubby holder.

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Destinations

UN research finds 40 per cent of destinations have now eased travel restrictions

This headline may take a glass-half-full approach, but given the current state of affairs, we’ll take it as a win.

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Tourism

Prolonged travel restrictions could result in loss of 197 million travel and tourism jobs: WTTC

This new study from the World Travel & Tourism Council makes for pretty grim reading. Let’s hope the barriers to global travel are broken down quickly, but safely.

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Cyprus offers to pay travellers’ COVID-19 bills

Cyprus has gone to new lengths to lure travellers back to the Mediterranean by offering to pay costs for anyone whose trip is ruined by COVID-19.

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Tourism

Coronavirus border row heats up, as WA uses Ruby Princess debacle to taunt NSW

The row between the states over remaining border closures has intensified, so much so that Mark McGowan is now donning a hard hat and safety vest.

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