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Chris Hemsworth Tourism Australia

‘Where the bloody hell is he?’: Aussie town’s cheeky campaign to lure Chris Hemsworth

Cowra knows it’s a big ask, but they’re pulling out ALL the stops to get Chris Hemsworth to visit. They’ve even offered to build a Big Chris. Watch the hilarious video.

Boat restaurant on Railay Beach

‘No quarantine’: Thailand to open to vaccinated tourists from November 1

Thailand will allow vaccinated travellers from 10 low-risk nations to visit from November. Now all we need is for Australia to open the international borders.

COVID travel insurance has a lot of fine print

Can you get COVID travel insurance?

It’s the big question that’s preventing many people from travelling overseas. We look at whether you can get travel insurance and what it covers.

Fiji open to tourism

‘The wait is over’: Fiji to open for quarantine-free travel

Fiji will officially open for international travel after the nation hit 80 per cent double dose vaccinations on Sunday.

Israel COVID booster shots

This country just made booster shots compulsory for tourists

It was an early leader in vaccine adoption but cases increased to 10,000 a day when the borders opened to tourists.

Worlds best airline Qatar Airways

This airline has just been named the world’s best

The winner of the 2021 Skytrax Airline of the Year has now won the award a record-breaking six times.

Here’s when you can expect to start flying domestically within Australia

Qantas and Jetstar have updated their flight schedules in line with each state’s reopening plans. So when exactly can we fly interstate?

Arc de Triomphe

What on earth are they doing to the Arc de Triomphe?

The Arc de Triomphe is getting a makeover of sorts and it’s costing €14 million. But what are they doing and is it even worth it?

Crystalbrook hotels vaccination upgrades

These luxury hotels are offing a FREE upgrade to vaccinated travellers

Seven sensational luxury Australian hotels will offer upgrades to travellers who have had two shots of COVID-19 vaccine.

The world’s oldest fast food restaurant has reopened after 2000 years

It once served chicken, duck and fish but now this 2000-year-old restaurant is serving up a slice of something very different.

Why underfloor heating is a must for your home

Installing floor heating is a growing trend, and an affordable luxury that adds a new level of comfort throughout your home.

Vaccination tours

Travel agents offer vaccination tours to anyone willing to pay

The surprisingly affordable tours include accommodation, flights and either the J&J, Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.