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COVID-19

Top four post-COVID travel trends

The travel industry has been irreversibly changed by COVID-19, and so have our attitudes. In a post-COVID world we can expect to see more local travel, more wellness getaways, more camping and more work away trips.

Asia

JNTO's plans to keep tourists inspired by Japan

The Japan National Tourism Organization has released a new campaign of compelling clips to spark interest in international travellers.

Travel

Pakistani pilots caught with fake licences after crash

A plane crash on the 22 May, in a residential suburb, sparked an inquiry into the validity of Pakistani pilots’ licences, revealing that 262 out of 860 Pakistani pilots had fake licences.

Europe

Sicily’s enticing proposition to lure tourists back

Half of your flights, one in three nights’ accommodation and all of your museum passes paid for. Would this entice you to visit this Mediterranean island?

COVID-19

Destinations reopening for international travel

While all international travel has been banned by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, some destinations are making plans to reopen their borders for travellers.

COVID-19

What is a ‘travel bubble’ and which countries look likely to get one?

The trans-Tasman travel bubble would allow the free exchange of trade and people between, and only between, Australia and New Zealand.

Travel

How the pandemic will change the way we fly

Airline travel hasn’t been this low since the 1960s, so how can we expect the industry to recover? Dr Dean Headley from Wichita State University explains.

Gadgets

Filtered flatulence for flyers

Breaking wind in an aeroplane; you can’t escape the smell of the upset passengers around you. Luckily, Shreddies has come up with a simple solution that might make you next flight a lot less embarrassing.

China

You'll never believe what tops Chinese travellers’ wish lists

Wuhan, centre of the COVID-19 outbreak, is the most desirable getaway destination for Chinese travellers this year. As tourism gets back on its feet, citizens are keen to boost the economic recovery.

Australia

These are the most popular domestic destinations for 2020

With the coronavirus keeping wary travellers within our borders, and bushfire affected communities needing tourism more than ever, it’s the perfect time to explore our own – very large – backyard.

Cruising

Report reveals the cheapest time to book a cruise

Cruisewatch has reviewed its data from 2018 and revealed the best time to book a cruise on a budget. The recent report revealed that for savings of up to 59 per cent, it’s best to book at this time.

News

Pilot accidentally reports a hijacking on JetBlue flight

A pilot on JetBlue flight 1623 accidentally told air traffic control that his plane was being hijacked, and the response was simply staggering.

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