Australia

NEWS: Australia requires negative COVID-19 test, Thomas Cook becomes online agency & Singapore extend Elite status

New rules for international arrivals into Australia, in response to UK strain of coronavirus In breaking news, anyone flying into Australia must now return a negative COVID-19 test before departure, with the additional measure of mandatory masks on all flights to be implemented moving forward. The Australian Prime Minister Scott…


NEWS: Australia/NZ March travel bubble, hopes for Australia’s borders to reopen in July & Aussies to be vaccinated by October

Australia has faced one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, with international borders steadfastly closed since March 2020. However, as the country slowly comes out of the pandemic, fresh hope has surfaced for the travel industry with a New Zealand travel bubble set for March and Qantas announcing they…


NEWS: Thailand Tourism partners with Tinder, Australia considers pre-flight testing & Conrad London St. James new destination dining

Thailand announces partnership with Tinder to create matchmaking trips for singles Thailand’s tourism board has announced a partnership with the infamous dating app Tinder, designed to create and promote matchmaking holidays for single people. Like most countries dependant on tourism, Thailand struggled extensively with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack…




Ultimate guide to planning a 2021 trip to Australia – part 1 East Coast

Guide to Australia’s East Coast The Australian east coast is home to its three largest cities (Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne), as well as stunning coastline, coral reefs, rain forests, national parks, beautiful beach towns, islands, plenty of ‘big’ things (Australia has a weird fascination with supersizing regular items, like pineapples,…