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World Expeditions backs concept of Trans-Tasman tourism bubble

World Expeditions backs concept of Trans-Tasman tourism bubble
May 7, 2020

Adventure tourism specialist World Expeditions has responded quickly to the idea of creating a 'trans-Tasman bubble' between Australia and New Zealand to kick-start economic activity in the short term, particularly through tourism.

Looking beyond the current Coronavirus crisis, the company has introduced a no deposit booking offer designed to remove any financial risk to travellers, with zero deposit fees applicable upon booking one of the company’s Australian and New Zealand trips in 2020 and 2021.

Advising that the offer is currently limited to Australian and New Zealand bookings, World Expeditions Chief Executive, Sue Badyari stated “we have operated trips in Australia and New Zealand, building infrastructure and supporting local tourism for more than two decades.

“This experience will serve us very well as travellers are likely to have to holiday close to home in the short term.”

The company’s domestic divisions have further enhanced robust operating procedures by adding COVID-19 specific practices including new screening procedures for clients pre departure, mandatory temperature taking on tour, rules to ensure all passengers travelling in group vehicles wear masks, deep cleaning of vehicles and equipment, along with new rules governing food preparation.

New Zealand trips include a huge range of self-guided and guided cycling holidays, along with many Great Walks of New Zealand.

More information and full terms and conditions at www.worldexpeditions.com

Image: Sunrise at Tasmania's Wineglass Bay. Courtesy of World Expeditions/Daniel Tran.

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