Scott Morrison says he will not force any state or territory leader to agree to new overseas travel arrangements that would see hotel quarantine scrapped for returning Australians.
Australia has stolen a march on New Zealand tourism authorities, swinging into action ahead of the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble.
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD relishes a slower pace and hospitality aboard The Ghan to Alice Springs
With the Territory’s tourism industry licking its lips in anticipation of a bumper season, Tourism NT is doing its bit by launching another domestic marketing campaign.
The NT Government’s 11th-hour change of mind about COVID restrictions governing cruise ships means most of the 5000 tourists who were heading for Broome will now come to Darwin first, delivering a $20 million windfall.
Katherine’s popular hot springs have been reopened in time for the start of the dry season, after being closed for the past four months.
Parrtjima Festival is spectacular, writes STEPHEN SCOURFIELD
Virgin Australia has revealed plans for several new flight services to the Territory, including from Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane.
TV hit The Bay has brought Morecambe back into the limelight, writes STEVE McKENNA
The airline is promising more cheap fares after revealing domestic demand is back to 90 per cent of pre-COVID levels, with the Australia-New Zealand travel bubble set to keep the recovery on track.
Virgin Australia has announced major expansion plans with 10 additional aircraft, new routes and extra flights to cater for robust domestic demand.
Qantas remains hopeful it can stick to plans to relaunch international travel later this year despite the Federal Government abandoning its timetable for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Abercrombie & Kent’s new small-group Melbourne escape is one for the culture vultures, writes WILL YEOMAN
Prompted by the movie One Week, SUZANNE MORPHET ponders the meaning of mindful travel
RONAN O’CONNELL meets the maggots holding the key to green power
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD visits a parking lot with a difference
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD & WILL YEOMAN encounter two different aspects of Aboriginal culture
As Australia remembers the impact of Carla Zampatti, RONAN O’CONNELL walks in the footsteps of Yves St Laurent
TRAVEL agents in the Northern Territory still affected by COVID-19 will be able to apply for funding support in round two of the Consumer Travel Support Program
Terrified by howling, destructive winds that their town was ill-equipped to survive, the desperate residents of WA’s Mid West coast sought shelter anywhere they could find it.
Daryna Zadvirna, Elise Van Aken & Caitlyn Rintoul
Japan’s famous dog will gain new fans during the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, writes RONAN O’CONNELL
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD invites you on a guided tour to Uluru and Kata Tjuta late next month
MOGENS JOHANSEN takes a closer look at his top three tours out of Kununurra by air, boat and four-wheel drive.
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD traces the South West coast on a road trip jam-packed with great fun
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