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Travel Agents

“Give me your name, skunk!”: Travel agent arrested after smoking in business class

The woman told police she doesn’t remember lighting the cigarette and claimed a flight attendant spiked her drink.

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Hotels

Underworld figure at centre of AFP’s biggest criminal sting outed as hotel owner

An Australian fugitive who unwittingly helped the AFP execute a three-year global operation has been revealed as the owner of a boutique hotel.

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Aviation

Three dead, 179 injured after plane skids off runway in Istanbul

by Christian Fleetwood

A passenger plane flying into Istanbul has crashed 100 feet into a ditch after skidding off a runway.

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Tourism

WATCH: Tourist’s cool, calm response to paragliding rope snapping mid-flight

If someone asked us to explain what being “cool, calm and collected” looks like, we’d point them to this video.

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News

Australia to review travel advice for Turkey following ANZAC comment

by Ali Coutlon

The Turkish president said that Australians visiting Gallipoli with anti-Muslim sentiments would return in a similar fashion to the ANZACs.

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Tourism

Woman caught drying undies mid flight

A woman has been caught drying her knickers during a flight to Russia… We can’t tell if she’s incredibly brave or ingeniously practical.

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Aviation

Plane goes for a slide off the runway

A plane has skidded down the side of a cliff in Turkey. We also skidded down the stairs this morning thanks to new shoes. No one was hurt in either situation.

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Wholesalers

Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

Wholesalers have been busy this week, and this wrap is bursting at the seams. Although we’re not saying any clothing has been ripped.

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Destinations

Travel warnings for Gallipoli after terror threats

by Hannah Edensor

New updates on Smart Traveller have upgraded warnings for Turkey with news Anzac Day commemorations could be a target of terror attacks.

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Destinations

Tourism

Terror toll on Turkey’s tourism

by Amy Bryant

Following another attack in Turkey’s capital on New Year’s Eve, the country’s tourism industry faces a bleak outlook.

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Aviation

Bombing shuts Turkey’s Istanbul Ataturk Airport

by Kate Webster

Travellers are being advised to avoid Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey after it came under attack from suicide bombers earlier today.

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Cruise

Mix n’ Match your way to a bigger sale

To sell a European Cruise you need to shake it up, mix n’ match and offer them something that they can’t get anywhere else.

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