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Headline News

Help! Inevitable Aussie Covid and ‘threat of nuclear war’

The trans-Tasman travel bubble was suspended, then reinstated, over the weekend after a mystery community Covid case in Sydney saw a married couple test positive for the virus – and this news was accompanied by two dire and troubling pronouncements in the media.

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PM bans international travel indefinitely…while lawyer tells Court freedom of movement is a fundamental right.
Here we go – its Monday and your first of five opportunities to win your very own bottle of amazing Never Never gin!
Qantas to Launch New Routes and Increase Flights in Adelaide
How is the Travel Industry Reinventing Itself in a Post-Covid World?


Coral Bay Wins Silver at Prestigious Western Australian Tourism Awards

Coral Bay was awarded second place in the GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards, small town category, at the Regional Tourism Conference awards ceremony in Geraldton, Western Australia, on May 5. … Continue Reading

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Coa in Hong Kong is Named the Best Bar in Asia
The Hotel Britomart Leaps Onto Global Hot List


Lufthansa Group to Purchase Five Additional 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and the Lufthansa Group today announced the airline group will continue its fleet modernization with new order for five 787-9 Dreamliners. The incremental order further supports the group’s efforts to reduce complexity in its long-haul fleet and improve overall environmental performance by introducing more fuel-efficient widebody jets. … Continue Reading

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Boeing Expands Capacity for 737-800BCF to Meet Strong Customer Demand


SFO Launches Onsite Vaccination Clinic for Airport Workers and Their Families

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the launch of an onsite vaccination clinic available to all workers and their families at the Airport. … Continue Reading

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“Irresponsible” Rise in Spanish Airport Charges Will Damage Economic Recovery and Jobs

Appointments / Movers & Shakers

Cora Cora Maldives Strengthens its Team with Four New Appointments

Cora Cora Maldives, the hottest new Maldivian opening announces the appointment of four exceptionally talented and respected key personnel. … Continue Reading

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Swire Hotels Announces Senior Leadership Transitions Across The House Collective And EAST Brands


Artist Selection Announced for 2021 HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures

A record 291 artworks and films were submitted for inclusion in Rookwood General Cemetery’s outdoor art exhibition, HIDDEN Rookwood Sculptures. … Continue Reading

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Business News


Rebuilding graduates’ confidence

An online Careers Fair for hospitality, travel and tourism students, to be held on 28th May, aims to rebuild their collective confidence after the trauma of Covid. … Continue Reading

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Cargo & Freight

Cathay Pacific Cargo delivers medical supplies for India’s healthcare emergency

In the face of a grave medical crisis, Cathay Pacific Cargo is flying vital relief shipments to India and it stands ready to do more. … Continue Reading

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Every day next week, you have a chance to win a bottle of award winning Australian Never Never Triple Juniper Gin!

As international tourism thank goodness appears even stronger on all our horizons, having already kicked off with the New Zealand bubble, what better way to celebrate than joining me, John Alwyn-Jones for a series of fun and unique, articles and videos, every day next week on Global Travel Media, including a virtual gin tasting…and even better the chance of winning your very own bottle of the amazing Never Never Triple Juniper Gin, worth around $70! … Continue Reading

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

WTCC advocates waiving patents on Covid-19 vaccine production

It comes as wealthy countries have faced increased pressure from WTCC and the World Health Organization (WHO) to share technology and rights with vaccine manufacturers in poorer and middle-income countries. … Continue Reading

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Cruise News


Manara Secret Gardens Palazzo Arti Fumetto Friuli, Pordenone

Discovering the artistic journey of Milo Manara, the many worlds he has visited, the depth of his aesthetic vision and the sensitivity that has made him the world’s most influential comic artist, and not only in the field of eroticism. … Continue Reading

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Gogo Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) (“Gogo” or the “Company”), the world’s largest provider of broadband connectivity services for the business aviation market, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. … Continue Reading

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Mastercard SpendingPulse: April U.S. Retail Sales Grow 23.3%* as Trends Point to a Recovering Economy

Food & Beverage

Gin and organic chocolate, oh behave! What more could Mum want?

Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory, in the NSW Riverina is offering custom-made limited edition organic chocolate pizza wheels – which can be ordered online, with a base of milk, dark, white or caramel chocolate – ahead of Mother’s Day this Sunday. … Continue Reading

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Golf Tourism

Golfasian Lands Strategic Partnership with GolfersGlobe and The Race To Thailand Denmark 2021/2022

GolfersGlobe, Denmark’s leading golf travel portal, announced the year 2021 “Race to Thailand” tournament series presented by GolfersGlobe. The tournament series will be held in conjunction with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thai Airways, Golf Experten and ClassicGolf.  … Continue Reading

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Health and Wellness

Dusit International introduces new group- wide wellness concept, Devarana Wellness

Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, has responded to the increasingly health-conscious aspirations of global travellers by introducing its new group-wide wellness concept – ‘Devarana Wellness’ – which aims to weave well-being elements throughout the entire stay experience at Dusit Hotels and Resorts worldwide. … Continue Reading

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Hotel Developments

Event Expands Independent Collection Adding Three South Terrace Adelaide Properties

Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited (EVENT) today announced it has won the management agreements for three South Terrace Adelaide properties – two hotels and one motel – each of which will sit under its new umbrella brand, Independent Collection by EVENT, which was designed exclusively for independently branded hotels in Australia and New Zealand. … Continue Reading

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Hotel News

Fairmont Olympic Unveils One-Of-A-Kind Kinetic Art Installation

Fairmont Olympic, Seattle is thrilled to reveal its one-of-a-kind kinetic art installation displayed atop Olympic Bar, which unveiled during the opening of the hotel’s historic multi-million dollar renovation April 30, 2021. … Continue Reading

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The Inchcolm by Ovolo, Brisbane’s Best Kept Secret
Local artist awarded contract to develop artwork in future Dorsett hotel

Hotel Trends

U.S. hotel results for week ending 1 May

U.S. hotel occupancy remained relatively flat compared with the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 1 May. 
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NFL Draft lifted downtown Cleveland hotel performance to 532-day high

Lifestyle News

Rimmel London Announces Adwoa Aboah As New Global Brand Activist

Rimmel London is proud to announce international model and mental health advocate, Adwoa Aboah, as the new global activist for the beauty brand. … Continue Reading

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Anantara Vacation Club Expands Points’ Redemption Opportunities for Members

In the midst of a global pandemic, Anantara Vacation Club is leveraging new partners to offer a greater range of points’ usage options in members’ home countries around the globe. … Continue Reading

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Penang Continues To Strive With Promising Number Of Business Events Secured In Year 2020

Despite the halt on international travel and limitations for business events, Penang recorded a total of 156 events with 19,283 participants and 48,963 room nights in 2020. … Continue Reading

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Resort News

Historic Iconic Seychelles Resort Welcomes Back Guests With A Fresh New Look

STORY Hospitality announces the longawaited reopening of Fishermans Cove Resort in the Seychelles to add to their growing portfolio of hotels and resorts globally. … Continue Reading

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Statistics & Trends

“Vaccinations revive International travel”

The latest research from ForwardKeys, which has the most up to date and comprehensive fight booking data available, reveals that vaccinations appear to hold the key to reviving international travel. … Continue Reading

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Visit Europe

Eurovision Makeover: Vilnius Dresses its Statues to Match Lithuanian Eurovision Entry Style

Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, has decorated its most prominent statues in yellow clothing items and disco balls to support The Roop, the Lithuanian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. … Continue Reading

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Visit North Asia

CGTN: Rooted in tradition, China’s green roads to the low-carbon future

Since the dawn of industrialization, mankind has created unprecedented material wealth. However, this prosperity has come at a heavy cost to nature. … Continue Reading

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Visit Oceania

SA Tourism Industry Turns a Corner

The latest tourism industry data from South Australia’s peak tourism body shows a return to positive business activity for the first time since COVID-19 began. … Continue Reading

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Visit Queensland

What’s New in the Heritage City This may…

Where you can use your Greater Brisbane Holiday Dollars in Ipswich

Greater Brisbane Holidays Dollars have started hitting people’s inboxes today, so we’ve dug up the Ipswich operators that are participating in the program. … Continue Reading

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Visit Thailand / Mekong

“Nobody is safe until everyone is safe” – all people in Thailand eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to reiterate the assurance from the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) that all people in Thailand, including foreigners regardless of nationality, are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. … Continue Reading

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Visit USA

Dunton Destinations Announces Immersive Experiences, Events, And Packages For Summer & Fall 2021

Dunton Destinations, the collection of luxury boutique properties in several of Colorado’s most pristine and desired locations, is welcoming the summer season with a handful of new and exclusive experiences, events, and add-on packages available at Dunton Hot Springs and the seasonal Dunton River Camp. … Continue Reading

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