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Will travel ever be as much fun again?

So you are wondering what travel is going to be like when international flights begin again? We will take a look at possible scenarios later – let’s start with the present and assume you have decided to take a long-awaited break in another capital for a few days. … Continue Reading

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TravelMangers Australia CEO and his top team hold the key to the future of travel
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Some travel companies still behaving badly – thousands of consumers still waiting for travel refunds
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Exmouth and Ningaloo Reef receive worthy recognition this week in Tripadvisor and Wotif awards

This week, the Ningaloo World Heritage Area received significant international recognition, with both Tripadvisor and Wotif announcing destination awards. … Continue Reading

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Finally, a decent Virgin Australia business lounge for Adelaide

Virgin Australia’s new business class lounge at Adelaide Airport is getting the thumbs up from regular travellers – as well it might. … Continue Reading

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Business News


Forecast Predicts Some Business Travel Recovery In 2021 Toronto Conference Moves to September

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the world’s largest business travel association – held its Canada Town Hall yesterday, to present the annual BTI™ Outlook focused on Canada, and the Association’s regional plans for the year ahead. … Continue Reading

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Cruise Deals

Save up to 30 per cent, plus no Single Supplement And exclusive 75 Euro Onboard Spending Credit on New Luxury Australian expedition cruises from October to December 2021

PONANT has released a range of new, luxury expedition cruises curated especially for Australians keen to explore our own wild and breathtaking coastlines. … Continue Reading

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Cruise News

Western Australia Set to Sail Again

Australia’s pioneering small ship cruise line, Coral Expeditions, confirms operations will restart in Western Australia this month, its 25th year of continuous operations in the state. … Continue Reading

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The Drunken Pot Welcomes Year of the Ox with Stunning Celebration of Bovine Extravagance

Trendy hotpot destination The Drunken Pot is welcoming the Year of the Ox with a stunning ‘Lavish Ring of Beef’ celebration of bovine extravagance priced HK$488 per head at its sister restaurants in Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui from 8 March to 30 April 2021. … Continue Reading

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Events / Whats On

Thriller of a festival! 30th Australian Festival of Chamber Music to be celebrated with joy: four world premieres, a brilliant Beethoven tribute and Festival debuts!

In news that will thrill music lovers, the 30th Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) will take place in Townsville from 23 July to 1 August as a joyous 10-day celebration of music curated by Artistic Director, Kathryn Stott in her third and final festival, themed, Carnival. … Continue Reading

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thl reduces net debt to $22M and delivers a record vehicle sales performance amid a challenging rentals environment

thl Chair, Rob Campbell, said “thl is has reduced debt significantly, in particular over the last six months, and is positioned well to face uncertainty. … Continue Reading

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Melco Announces Unaudited Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings

Food & Beverage

Award Winning Gelato brand Momolato to Open Artisanal Gelato Café in Kampong Glam

Momolato – Singapore’s leading supplier of artisanal gelato is stepping out of the shadows to open its own cafe in hip Haji Lane this coming March 2021. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Deals

Park Hyatt Introduces Maldives Family Package and All New KidsActivities

The untouched natural beauty of the remote Huvadhoo Atoll is a natures’ playground for kids, where engagement with the tropical environment and an all-natural 360 degree pristine house reef will have their imaginations run wild. … Continue Reading

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“Lets Melbourne again” – Marriott Melbourne is offering up a host of escapes for couples and families

Hotel News

Anantara Golden Triangle Offers Unique Virtual Field Trips For Children In Lockdown

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort has introduced a complimentary service for school children in lockdown that stars elephants in a personal call live from their natural habitat in Northern Thailand’s ancient jungle.  … Continue Reading

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Mysa Motel Revives Iconic Retro Gold Coast Vibes

The Mysa Motel (pronounced Mee-sa), has opened its doors as the Gold Coast’s first sustainable, boutique luxury motel. … Continue Reading

Hotel Trends

U.S. hotel results for week ending 20 February

U.S. weekly hotel occupancy reached its highest level since late October, according to STR‘s latest data through 20 February. 
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Gaylibi returns to Alibi Bar with a throuple of Queens

On Friday 5 March, Woolloomooloo’s plant-based party jewel Alibi Bar will spill out onto the streets for the return of Gaylibi. … Continue Reading

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Lifestyle News

Mathew Knowles Hosts Mathew Knowles IMPACT, A New Podcast Show on iHeartRadio

Music mogul turned author, professor and activist Mathew Knowles is hosting his first podcast show on iHeartRadio.  … Continue Reading

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Luxury Hotels

Mandarin Oriental Hotels – Tribute to Cantonese Cuisine

Originated from Guangdong Province in China, Cantonese cuisine a.k.a Yue cuisine has a long and profound history and is undoubtedly one of the most widely-served and recognized styles of Chinese delicacy in the world. … Continue Reading

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The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands Partners with Legendary Jean-Michel Cousteau to Bring Hugely Successful Ambassadors of the Environment Program to the Region


Marriott International Offers Planners New Hybrid Meeting Solutions Across Brands as It Expands Connect with Confidence Program

More meeting and event professionals have been looking to plan hybrid virtual/in-person meetings and events as the meeting industry adapts to new ways of connecting during the global pandemic. … Continue Reading

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OTA News

Breathtaking Landscape Stays on that Put You at One with Nature

Has being confined to your home left you yearning to swap your everyday view for something more majestic? … Continue Reading

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Resort News

Responsible Tourism

NSW Government Bans Dolphin Breeding Following Inquiry

Today, the NSW Government has announced a new regulation under the Biodiversity Conservation Act that prohibits the breeding or importation of dolphins and other marine mammals. … Continue Reading

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Sustainable Tourism

Reef concerns need urgent consideration as proposed Clive Palmer mine moves to assessment stage

Great Barrier Reef campaigners are urging government officials not to greenlight Clive Palmer’s Central Queensland Coal Pty Ltd proposed mine as Queensland’s environment department announced today it was allowing the plan to move to the next stage of assessments. … Continue Reading

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Travel & enterprise tech leaders, Amadeus and Microsoft, driving innovation in travel

First, Amadeus and Microsoft have announced a strategic partnership to drive innovation in travel. … Continue Reading

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Visit Hawaii

Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for January 2021

 Hawaii’s visitor industry continues to be impacted significantly by the global COVID-19 pandemic. In January 2021, visitor arrivals dropped 80.1 percent compared to a year ago, according to preliminary statistics released by the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s (HTA) Tourism Research Division.

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Visit Oceania

10 Immersive Wildlife Experiences In NSW

From swimming with sea turtles to glamping with koalas, NSW is abundant with unforgettable wildlife experiences to suit every animal-lover all year round. … Continue Reading

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What’s on in Canberra this autumn

Visit South Pacific

Experience the best of French culture and cinema with The Islands of Tahiti

For the first time ever since the annual festival began 32 years ago, The Islands of Tahiti is excited to announce it will be an official red carpet sponsor for this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival, which is returning to Australia on the 2nd of March until mid-April. … Continue Reading

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