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Longhaul travellers eager to tick Australia off their bucket lists

Australia has long been a bucket list destination for longhaul travellers from the US, the UK and Europe, but intention to visit has risen dramatically throughout the pandemic, with travel agents at Australia Tourism Exchange 2022 saying their clients are eager to convert thoughts to action. Germany-based TravelEssence’s group content manager Alexandra Anger, shared with […]

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Tourism Australia beckons travellers with big holiday plans

Tourism Australia is encouraging travellers to book their next big holiday Down Under in a massive campaign being rolled out in Germany, France, Italy, Canada, the US and the UK. The A$40 million (US$28.6 million) Don’t Go Small. Go Australia campaign supports Australia’s reopening without on-arrival quarantine to fully vaccinated international travellers from February 21 […]

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US recommends travellers avoid Australia, as it joins list of ‘highest-risk’ travel destinations

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) moved a whopping 22 nations, including Australia, into its highest-risk travel category for COVID on Tuesday, moving just two into the Level 4 category last week. The Council of the European Union also removed removed Australia, along with Argentina and Canada, from their list of countries […]

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Australia sets out curbs for travellers from virus-hit southern Africa

People sit in the arrivals section of the international terminal of Kingsford Smith International Airport. REUTERS/Loren Elliott Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register MELBOURNE, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Australia imposed new restrictions on Saturday on people who have been to nine southern African countries, as the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 raises […]

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Sydney to scrap quarantine for international travellers

Issued on: 15/10/2021 – 06:21 Sydney will open up to fully vaccinated international travellers from Nov. 1 without the need for quarantine, the country’s most populous state said on Friday, bringing forward a full return of overseas travel. Australia closed its borders in March 2020 in response to the pandemic, allowing entry almost exclusively to only citizens […]

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Sydney to open to travellers without quarantine, but citizens first, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories

SYDNEY (REUTERS) – Sydney will allow in fully vaccinated travellers from overseas from Nov 1 without the need for quarantine, the country’s most populous state said on Friday (Oct 15), although the easing of strict entry controls will initially benefit only citizens. The move comes as New South Wales state is expected to reach an […]

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Sydney to open to travellers without quarantine, but citizens first

A woman wearing a protective face mask walks along a deserted city bridge during morning commute hours on the first day of a lockdown as the state of Victoria looks to curb the spread of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Melbourne, Australia, July 16, 2021. REUTERS/Sandra Sanders//File Photo SYDNEY, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Sydney […]

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