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Thu 17 Jan 2019

Boy falls to death off cruise ship

Boy falls to death off cruise ship

A boy, 16, has fallen to his death while trying to climb into his room from a balcony of a Royal Caribbean ship in Haiti.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Shock airline measles warning

Shock airline measles warning

Health officials have issued a new health warning for measles, after passengers on board a flight were diagnosed with the illness.

Melbourne cabin crew in $20m drug bust

Melbourne cabin crew in $20m drug bust

Victoria Police have delivered a stinging lecture to international flight attendants who allegedly trafficked millions of dollars of drugs into Australia.

Our holiday hotspots in laughable tourism snub

premium_icon Our holiday hotspots in laughable tourism snub

Queensland tourism has been dealt a major snub by a major national tourism award that lists Australia’s town of the year.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

‘Help me’: Aussie’s plea from Thai cell

‘Help me’: Aussie’s plea from Thai cell

An Australian woman detained in Thailand has sent a string of desperate text messages asking for help from a Thai detention centre.

Jetstar rule costing travellers $115

Jetstar rule costing travellers $115

An airport crackdown is seeing passengers getting slugged for fees more than the cost of their flight. Now this frugal flyer crunches the numbers.

FIRST LOOK: Treetop course takes adventure to new level

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Treetop course takes adventure to new level

Platforms are in place, cables are connected and harnesses are handy for adventurers to take their rainforest exploration from the ground to the canopy.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Self-regulation works really well in utopias

premium_icon Self-regulation works really well in utopias

Once, we were safe in the knowledge that if a travel company went bust, we’d be okay. But the government caving to industry pressure to self-regulate, has left...

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