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Thailand launches new electronic visa on arrival service

Thailand has launched a new electronic visa on arrival system for international travellers.The service offers travellers a new experience when entering the country at the Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueng airports in Bangkok, as well as at Phuket and Chiang Mai…

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Western Australia: Hop on over to Rottnest Island

There are 63 crystal-clear bays, 20 white-sand beaches and 8000-10,000 furry little locals, writes David Skipwith.It’s easy to see how confused early European visitors mistook the quokkas on Rottnest Island for rats — but these little marsupials are heaps cuter.No…

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Amadeus expands distribution agreement with Qantas

Amadeus has signed a new distribution agreement with Qantas, Australia’s national carrier, that includes a private channel.The private channel will be known as the Qantas Channel and will come into effect on in August.The agreement ensures that Amadeus travel sellers…

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Qantas makes A380 order cancellation official

Qantas won’t take eight Airbus A380’s that it has had on order since 2006.The Australian carrier had previously stated its intention not to take delivery of the aircraft, but now has formalized that decision.“These aircraft have not been part of…

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Pritchard to lead Qantas in UK and Europe

Qantas has appointed Anna Pritchard as the airline’s new regional general manager for the UK, Europe, Middle East, India and Africa.She has been with the Australian flag-carrier for over eight years, having previously been Qantas’ regulatory head of legal and…

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8 Sunshine Coast adventures from thrill to chill

It’s famous for surf breaks and stunning national parks but we have a little secret to tell you; the Sunshine Coast has adventures fit for all types of adrenaline-chasers.I’m talking ‘jumping out of a plane one day before swimming with…

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Avani+ Samui expands presence in Thailand

Avani Hotels & Resorts has expanded its portfolio in Thailand with the launch of Avani+ Samui, an upscale resort situated on Phang Ka Bay near Taling Ngam.Avani+ Samui is designed as a seaside hideaway, ideal for couples or families.Steps away…

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