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Harbour Master is the new Rottnest Island ferry

Perth, the capital of Western Australia has an island just 18 kilometres offshore.  Called Rottnest Island, because the first Dutch explorers mistook the island’s small marsupial, the quokka, for a rat, Rotto, as it is colloquially known, is a favourite holiday island for both locals and...

Gulf Travel Show So Real

The Gulf Travel Show was held in Dubai on the 23rd and 24th of November, with great success. Normally these type events gather together hundreds of exhibitors, buyers and media, and the Gulf Travel Show did create a lot of interest, with many people visiting online. San Jeet, the Founder...

Qantas partnership with Accor adds more rewards

In a first of its kind partnership between an airline and hospitality group in the Asia Pacific region, Qantas and Accor have joined forces so mutual members of their loyalty programs are rewarded when launched in mid-2021. Travellers will now be rewarded at every stage of their travel...

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2021

Australia’s beloved celebration of pride and diversity, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, will become the first internationally significant event to be staged since the spread of COVID-19, taking place on Saturday 6 March, 2021. In order to ensure the safety of parade...

Pets On Board the Mary Valley Rattler

Queensland’s famed Mary Valley Rattler steam train has gone out of its way to make access available to everyone, and is now extending the commitment further by introducing a new ‘Pets On Board’ service, allowing passengers to share the experience with their favourite four-legged friend...

Stay salty this Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup, the iconic horse race, first run in 1861, that literally stops the nation, has run each year in front of crowds of over 100,000, but 2020 will be an historic day, due to Covid19, keeping crowds away from Flemington and race tracks for the first time. Traditionally...

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Tasmania welcomes back Australian travellers

Tasmania has eased border restrictions, allowing residents from Queensland, the Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory to travel to the state. The Tasmanian Government continues to monitor the situation in New South Wales, with the hope...

Sunshine Coast shows why it’s ‘For Real’

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is showcasing its renowned natural attributes in a new destination marketing campaign called ‘For Real’. For Real is all about the real experiences, real culture, real people and real nature that makes the Sunshine Coast unique. The campaign takes on a new...

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Current Australian Travel Restrictions

With so many changes to where you can and can not go throughout Australia and beyond at the moment, it can be hard to keep up with the news. Here is the most up to date news on where Australians can and can’t travel internationally and domestically in Australia. Do note that we will be...