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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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Road & Rail

Expect a surge in day trips and overnight stays, says CamperMate CEO

Short breaks and road trips could soon be the flavour of the week, according to the head of one of Australia’s leading road travel experience apps.

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Road & Rail

Caravaners and campers set to kick-start regional tourism

New research has revealed an unlikely hero may lead the way to recovery for the tourism industry: the humble caravan and camping sector.

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Destinations

“Christmas has come early”: NSW to remove travel restrictions on 1 June

In a stroke of good fortune for regional NSW tourism businesses hit by the dual crises of the bushfires and COVID-19 comes this news.

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Tourism

PM warns international travel won’t return “anytime soon”, except maybe to New Zealand

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, academics and tourism bodies are pushing for the trans-Tasman travel bubble to expand to economically vulnerable Pacific Islands.

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Destinations

Aussies told to think “three times” before travelling to Russia for the World Cup

If you’ve spent the past four years playing FIFA as Tim Cahill on PS4 just waiting to book your Russia trip, you might want to stick to the video game.

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US travel ban on Playa del Carmen lifted

The US has lifted travel restrictions on one of Mexicos biggest tourist hot spots. Meanwhile, we’re lifting self-imposed restrictions on desk naps.

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