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Fly to Australia for unbeatable sun

Sun dog Ree Saunders
18 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Australia is enjoying record high temperatures today as the sun continues to shine on Sydney. The city's temperatures reached 45.8 C today, beating the previous record of 45.3 C, which was set in 1939. Temperatures at Sydney airport were even higher, reaching 46.6 C. Thousands of locals and visitors flocked ...

QE2 finds new home in Asia

QE2 Ree Saunders
17 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Asian investors have announced plans to save the world famous ocean liner, the Queen Elizabeth 2, from its scrap yard fate. The deal would end concerns about the future of the iconic ship, which was sold in 2008 to the government owned Dubai World for £64 million. If new plans ...

South African Airways named best in Africa

SAA Ree Saunders
17 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Readers of Business Traveller Magazine have named South African Airways the Best Airline in Africa. The airline is said to be ‘honoured’ that the magazine’s reader voted it the best airline for flights to South Africa and around the continent.  The honour is not the first that South African Airlines ...

Fly to Australia to find gold!

Gold Ree Saunders
17 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

An amateur gold prospector has discovered a gold nugget weighing 5.5kg outside the town of Ballarat, 65 miles from Melbourne, Australia. The giant nugget is estimated to be worth more than AUD$300,000, around £197,000. The unidentified novice prospector discovered the Y-shaped nugget, which was buried 60cm underground, on Wednesday, and ...

Record number of people visit Germany

Brandenburg Gate Ree Saunders
16 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Germany has seen its highest number of visitors to date, according to recent statistics. Around 406 million tourists visited Germany last year - a large increase on the 394 million who visited the country in 2011. It seems more people than ever are drawn to Germany’s diverse range of attractions ...

Qatar Airways flies Dreamliner to Europe

Zurich Clemmie
16 January, 2013 by Clemmie

Qatar Airways has begun its European expansion with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet now flying three more routes in Europe. The airline’s Dreamliner planes will now fly to Munich, Zurich and Frankfurt. Qatar Airways will fly to Zurich three times a week, and will be the first commercial Boeing 787 ...

Fly to Australia for Grand Slam glory

859px-Andy_Murray_Toyko_2011 Jan Moys
16 January, 2013 by Jan Moys

The Australian Open began this week and is already in full swing. The first of the four Grand Slam tennis events this year is creating buzz around the world, as eager fans tune in to watch the annual tournament. First held in 1905, the Australian open marked the first Grand Slam ...

Tourists fly to Italy to party at carnival

Carnival Ree Saunders
15 January, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Preparations are in full swing as Italy prepares for carnival on 26th January. Events and celebrations will take place during January and February in Venice and visitor numbers are expected to be in the millions. Celebrations for the Carnival of Venice will go on until the 12th February and several other mini ...

Tourism chiefs give all clear to visit Tasmania

Tasmania Victoria Hampton
15 January, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

Tourism chiefs have given the all clear for those planning to visit Tasmania stating that it is still “business as usual”.  The Australian state has been in the news recently, after a sudden spate of summer bushfires, but Tasmania’s top attractions are said to be completely unaffected. As Australia enters its peak ...

41 million fly to USA for LA sunshine

LA Sun Nicola Chapman
15 January, 2013 by Nicola Chapman

Los Angeles enjoyed a great year of tourism in 2102,with 2.5 per cent more visitors than in 2011. Around 41.4 million people took to the City of Angels last year to enjoy its many attractions. According to the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board the increase is good news for the ...

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