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Hit the road! Driving trips you can do in June in your state or territory

Or Victorians can take an hour-and-a-half drive from Melbourne to Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges for a relaxing weekend away. Here they’ll be able to watch native wildlife at play, drink local mineral water from Lake Daylesford, paddle around in a kayak on Jubilee Lake, or get the blood flowing …

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Tourism Western Australia begins marketing push for intrastate travel

Tourism Western Australia has begun a marketing push to encourage its own residents to start exploring the state. Western Australian Premier, Mark McGowan, said “there has never been a better time to travel in our own backyard.” “The State Government is focused on reinvigorating and supporting WA’s tourism industry, which …

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The Lodge at Chaa Creek Is Offering Belize Virtual Vacations While Waiting For Travel to Reopen

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”bThe Lodge at Chaa Creek, Belize’s oldest family owned and operated eco-resort, is temporarily closed. While waiting to reopen, it’s offering families tips on how to enjoy a virtual Belize vacation. /b” data-reactid=”12″>The Lodge at Chaa Creek, Belize’s oldest family owned and …

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Jamaica Is Reopening for Tourism on June 15 Caribbean Journal

  In a major move for the Caribbean tourism sector at large, the island of Jamaica is reopening its borders for travelers beginning June 15. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett announced the decision in a letter from the Ministry of Tourism to stakeholders. Jamaica reopened its borders for the repatriation …

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Korean Air Adds Baggage Tracking Service to Skypass App

Korean Air has launched a service that notifies passengers when their checked baggage has been loaded on their flights. The service is available to Skypass members with Korean Air’s mobile app who have enabled push notifications. When the baggage is checked, it’s transported to the loading area in front of …

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Tahiti hotels decry travel restrictions

Hotel professionals in French Polynesia have warned that excessive protection measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic will kill tourism. Photo: Supplied Thierry Brovelli, who is a top industry representative, said the current quarantine provisions would also hit people’s health because within months the social service agency would be broke. …

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This Is Africa’s Biggest Touring Challenge

Africa’s acts are bigger than ever. Now it ne venues to match. Nigerian Afrobeats star Naira Marley has become so popular internationally that his home country — Africa’s largest, with a population of over 205 million — doesn’t have a live venue large enough to contain his burgeoning fan base. Overseas, the …

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Busy long weekend but bring on trans-Tasman bubble: Tourism leader

Plenty of visitors descended on Te Anau in Southland for Queen’s Birthday weekend but the sooner the trans-Tasman airways reopen the better, a tourism leader says. Destination Fiordland manager Madeleine Peacock believed Te Anau, the gateway to Milford Sound, was busier than the 2019 Queen’s Birthday weekend. ”It was a …

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