Tourism

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Last resort as island owners face ultimatum

premium_icon Last resort as island owners face ultimatum

Owners of Queensland island resorts that have fallen into disrepair face a stark choice as tourism bodies push for a get-tough approach.

Perfect storm hits our tourism jewels

premium_icon Perfect storm hits our tourism jewels

It’s a multimillion-dollar problem Queensland resort operators say is holding back the redevelopment of our iconic island playgrounds.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Brisbane Airport eyes off 23 new direct routes

premium_icon Brisbane Airport eyes off 23 new direct routes

Emerging middles classes in global tourist hot spots will be targeted as Brisbane Airport eyes 23 new direct routes in and out of the city.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Travel tax most people don’t know about

premium_icon Travel tax most people don’t know about

Tourism industry leaders have called for a little-known tax to be scrapped, saying it “directly impacts” tourist numbers in Australia.

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Mega terminal set for boatload of berthings

premium_icon Mega terminal set for boatload of berthings

Brisbane’s soon-to-open mega cruise ship terminal is attracting bookings from international liners at a rate of knots. VIDEO FLY-THROUGH

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Where you can find some of the world's best street art

premium_icon Where you can find some of the world's best street art

From cheeky murals to political posters, street art is powerful stuff the world over.

What is the Gympie council really saying about us?

premium_icon What is the Gympie council really saying about us?

Council's race to make Gympie generic, Home Brand and inoffensive

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and destinations are in danger of disappearing. Here are the things to visit before it’s too late.

Thu 30 May 2019

What about jobs that won’t cost us the earth?

premium_icon What about jobs that won’t cost us the earth?

'A different vision for Australia is easy to imagine and straightforward to implement. It just needs political will- and a plan.'

See inside the newest selfie attraction

premium_icon See inside the newest selfie attraction

Selfie lovers are already going crazy for a new immersive attraction landing on the Gold Coast, but where you’ll find it may surprise you.

Tourism hub pokies promise bombshell

premium_icon Tourism hub pokies promise bombshell

STATE Government promises no more pokies on the Gold Coast for a global tourism hub but it’s not what its bureaucrats are conveying.

Whale One's new look revealed as season kicks off

premium_icon Whale One's new look revealed as season kicks off

As whale season kicks off on the Sunshine Coast, one of the region's most iconic tourist attractions has unveiled its 'massive' makeover.

Tue 28 May 2019

Big boost to Big Pineapple revamp's bottom line

premium_icon Big boost to Big Pineapple revamp's bottom line

The Big Pineapple's redevelopment has been boosted to the tune of $2.5 million with the State Government set to chip in on crucial parts of the upgrade.

Mon 27 May 2019

'Always on Clive's mind': Resort signage fuels sale rumours

premium_icon 'Always on Clive's mind': Resort signage fuels sale rumours

Clive Palmer's right-hand man has hosed down speculation the mining magnate's Palmer Coolum Resort has changed hands, after workers were spotted removing signs.

Sat 25 May 2019

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

VIVID Sydney is best seen through the eyes of a child. Especially if a visit to an electric playground is on your list of things to do.

FIRST LOOK: Huge new roller coaster at centre of $50m Sea World revamp

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Huge new roller coaster at centre of $50m Sea World...

Village Roadshow will today announce a $50 million revamp of Sea World, with new thrill rides to include an innovative new roller coaster.

Fri 24 May 2019

'Finding Nemo meets James Bond': The reef from inside scUber

premium_icon 'Finding Nemo meets James Bond': The reef from inside scUber

Find out what the visibility is like inside scUber and how it's benefiting the reef.

Thu 23 May 2019

WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

premium_icon WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

IN A world first, visitors to Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef will be able to book a submarine - and they can do it through Uber.

Thu 16 May 2019

Venomous lizard brings monster appeal to Far North zoo

premium_icon Venomous lizard brings monster appeal to Far North zoo

A lizard whose venomous bite has been likened to “boiling hot lava” has gone on display for the first time in the Far North.

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