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Joe Cusmano

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Joe Cusmano

An experinced airline and travel industry professional, Joe has over 25 years international airline sales experience of which 18 have been in senior positions in Australia, North Africa and Europe, Middle East and Thailand.

Committed to sharing news and personal experiences, he explains that, post-COVID, "once I resume travelling with people that like me are nomads by nature and love to travel, (I will) provide you with as much advice and tips to make your travel experience a memorable one."

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Thailand introduces new international tourist arrival tax

The Government of Thailand is introducing a new tourist tax of 300 THB (US$10) for all overseas visitors starting in April. The tax was announced last week and will take effect after being…

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Jan 25, 2022 Joe Cusmano Finance / Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Looking to boost international travel Australian Government changes testing rules for overseas arrivals

The Australian Government has announced an easing of measure for overseas travellers to enter the country, removing the requirement for arrivals to show the results of a negative PCR test.…

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Jan 25, 2022 Joe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

A fifth of the world’s destinations remain off limits to tourism

One in every five destinations’ borders remains entirely closed as the new COVID-19 Omicron variant outbreak wreaks havoc on the resumption of international tourism. According to the…

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Jan 12, 2022 Joe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Lack of consistency holding back Australians’ travel plans

Uncertainty over lockdowns, testing requirements and border closures is restricting the travel plans of Australians. A pre-Christmas poll by the Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF) indicated…

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Jan 10, 2022 Joe Cusmano Government / Safety / Tourism /

 
 

Qantas announces massive loss as Coronavirus continues to impact operations

Qantas, Australia’s largest airline is expected to announce quarterly losses of more than $1.1 billion are expected, although it says it has made progress in decreasing its debt. The…

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Dec 20, 2021 Joe Cusmano Finance / Tourism /

 
 

Potential spread of Omicron variant of global concern

As the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that the global risk from the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus is “extremely high” and could result in future surges with…

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Dec 7, 2021 Joe Cusmano Safety / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Australian borders to open for fully vaccinated international students from 1st December

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today announced that the nation’s border will be open to fully vaccinated international travellers, students, working holidaymakers and…

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Nov 22, 2021 Joe Cusmano Education / Government / Tourism /