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WATCH: Parrot wows wildlife park guests by performing Beyonce classic

As a gentle reminder that not everything in the world has gone to sh**, we’ve found a video of a parrot who performs his favourite R&B tune for his fans every day.

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Destinations

Spain removed from UK’s ‘travel corridors’ exemption list

Sadly for Spain, it’s just become a whole lot harder for the European destination to woo holidaymakers from the UK.

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Cruise

“We will support it in any way we can”: UK Prime Minister backs cruise industry

by Christian Fleetwood

Boris Johnson has thrown his government’s support behind the cruise industry, as it continues to wade its way through what are some very choppy conditions.

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Aviation

British Airways teams up with Qatar Airways for Aussie expansion

If approved by the ACCC, the new partnership could allow British Airways to coordinate on more than 100 routes, expanding on its once-daily flight between Sydney and London.

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Destinations

“A decision needs to be taken”: VisitBritain’s regional director talks Brexit and sustainability

Australians are not going to let Brexit get in the way when it comes to travelling Britain, according to VisitBritain’s Tricia Warwick. Find out why here.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia given interim approval for deeper partnership with Virgin Atlantic on UK flights

Watch out, Qantas. It appears Virgin is looking to give Aussies a new way to get to the British Isles. Tally-ho!

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Tourism

“Australia remains a billion-pound market for Britain”, says VisitBritain CEO

by Teresa Russell

Have you lost faith in Great Britain’s appeal as a destination for Aussie travellers? Have it restored here with this.

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Tourism

UK announces big change for Aussie travellers

Great Britain has announced a big change for visitors from Australia, and it doesn’t involve banning those who wear cork hats or hate drinking tea.

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Tourism

VisitBritain CEO’s message to Aussie agents

by Teresa Russell

VisitBritain CEO Sally Balcombe sat down with Travel Weekly this week in Harrogate for a chat about the new Royal baby. Oh, and all things tourism.

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Destinations

Brexit: UK begins issuing passports without EU label (despite still being in the EU)

Well, the Brits have jumped the gun with this one, just like Travel Weekly’s editor jumps the shark on his “BIG NEWS” headlines.

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Tourism

Tourism Australia forced to fix new ad campaign after embarrassing mistake

by Huntley Mitchell

Eagle-eyed viewers have spotted a gaffe in this Tourism Australia ad. And trust us, you’d have needed eagle eyes, too.

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Hotels

The seven best European castles you can actually stay in

Live out all your royal fantasies and check-in to one of Europe’s finest castles. Prince charming not included.

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