COVID-19

bluesfest 2021

Ominous signs for Byron Bay Bluesfest 2021

Going to Bluesfest 2021? Well Brisbane’s Covid outbreak has changed a few things. Find out everything you need to know here.

Byron Bay

On alert: Covid fears for Byron Bay

Byron Bay is on waiting to see if they will have to enter another Covid lockdown after two infectious cases visited the area.

Northern Territory top sites: Couple walking towards Simpsons Gap. | Image: Tourism NT/Jesse Lindemann

The top 10 sites to visit in the Northern Territory

From the red centre to the lush waterfalls of Litchfield, a trip to the NT is even better than going overseas.

Why it's important to keep reading about travel

11 reasons why it’s important to keep reading (and watching shows) about travel

It’s always important to keep feeding our minds with travel stories and the knowledge, memories and experiences they provide.

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NO JAB, NO FLY: New rules for international flights

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has flagged a substantial change to international flights coming in 2021.

Qantas waves goodbye to its last Boeing 747

It’s the end of an era for the Australian national carrier as the last of the Boeing 747 jumbo jets departed Sydney for the final time.

Maldives Image: LUX* South Ari Atoll

The Maldives is reopening: what to know and where to go

The Maldives is reopening to international tourists on 15 July. Here’s everything you need to know plus a round-up of our favourite accommodation options.

Healthcare workers can be nominated to win a free holiday to Nicaragua

To give back to the healthcare workers working tirelessly to conquer COVID-19, the tour operators at ORO Travel are offering a free vacation in Nicaragua.

Vietnam coronavirus success

How Vietnam became the COVID-19 success story no one expected

The developing nation in Southeast Asia has a shared border with China and yet, it has not reported a single coronavirus death.

New Zealand and Australia travel Bubble

New Zealand and Pacific holidays could be possible by July

A tourism industry ‘Restart Timetable’ has been released this week which hints that international travel may be allowed sooner than we think.

Australia coronavirus restrictions

Your guide to what’s open and what’s allowed this June

June will mark the beginning of the end for coronavirus closures as state restrictions ease even further. Here’s what to get excited about in each state.

Japan might pay for part of your holiday

Japan is the latest country offering to fund part of your holiday

Keep Japan on your radar because the Japanese government is considering a new scheme to boost tourism that involves covering part of your travel expenses.