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STUDY: Victoria tops nation with highest return on destination marketing investment

TTF’s Margy Osmond reckons Australian states and territories need to pull their socks up when it comes to tourism expenditure.

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Victorian government creates more travel vouchers to support regional tourism recovery

It’s been a pretty crappy time of late for Victorians, so we’re sending some positive vibes their way in the form of this welcome news.

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Victoria extends lockdown for another week, but offers reprieve for regional residents

The lockdown hell continues for Melburnians, which means another busy week ahead for delivery drivers and TV remotes.

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Victorian government confirms seven-day statewide lockdown as COVID-19 outbreak worsens

The Victorian government is going hard to try and stop the state’s worrying coronavirus cluster from getting further out of control.

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New Zealand halts travel bubble with Victoria amid Melbourne’s COVID-19 outbreak

Trans-Tasman travel has suffered yet another setback, as Melbourne’s COVID cluster becomes a growing concern.

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Aviation

Qantas and Jetstar headquarters to stay put, but flying kangaroo’s JAL alliance in doubt

Qantas and Jetstar staff are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief after facing the prospect of having to move interstate and – god forbid – barrack for another footy team.

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Trans-Tasman bubble breached in Perth, as Brisbane Airport cops its own COVID-19 scare

by Ali Coulton

A Cook Islander has managed to travel to Perth without quarantining, while two travellers from Port Moresby wandered into Brisbane Airport’s common area before testing positive for COVID-19.

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Victoria, South Australia and Northern Territory ease travel restrictions with WA

by Huntley Mitchell

Three Aussie jurisdictions have loosened up a little for travellers from Perth and WA’s Peel region, following the state’s lockdown success.

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Victorian government comes up with $633m plan to reboot tourism

Were you unable to attend the Victorian Tourism Conference on Wednesday? Well, we didn’t go either, so we’re very grateful to have received this press release.

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Wholesalers

AAT Kings to relaunch #EmptyEsky series with new trips

Travel Weekly’s esky is usually full of beers. However, we’d happily drink them all to be ready for these new trips.

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Western Australia to allow quarantine-free travel to and from New Zealand

by Huntley Mitchell

As we’ve all come to expect during the pandemic, WA likes to make its border decisions in its own time. But, as the saying goes, better late than never.

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Hotels

IHG announces major Mornington Peninsula signing

Simply known as “the Conti” by locals, this iconic hotel is set to have a new, luxurious lease on life once it gets a bit of a tzsuj.

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