Tourism

Fri 5 Apr 2019

$250m hotel plan lodged to change the face of Mooloolaba

premium_icon $250m hotel plan lodged to change the face of Mooloolaba

EXCLUSIVE: A $250 million plan to change the face of Mooloolaba has been officially submitted for approval.

Tue 2 Apr 2019

North Coast draws in the tourists

premium_icon North Coast draws in the tourists

Latest International Visitor Survey shows North Coast is a growing destination.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

premium_icon Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

Great Barrier Reef tour operators are threatening permanently set sail from Cairns unless they are afforded fairer fees at the city’s marina.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

‘Bikies are a threat’ to Gold Coast tourism

premium_icon ‘Bikies are a threat’ to Gold Coast tourism

The Gold Coast’s peak business body is pleading for more police, warning the city’s reputation as a tourism mecca is at risk from bikie gangs and drug raids.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

premium_icon Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

It’s the ultimate job advertisement. Queensland will be front and centre in a new $7.5 million campaign promoting working holidays.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Rorting scandal threatening our beach tourism

premium_icon Rorting scandal threatening our beach tourism

CHINESE tour operators are scamming their clients out of their spending money in a dirty move tourism leaders say must be wiped out immediately.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Why cashed-up tourists love Australia

premium_icon Why cashed-up tourists love Australia

Australia is officially the number one destination for wealthy international travellers. And the boom is expected to add billions to the nation’s economy within the...

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Why a sustainable Reef is good for business

premium_icon Why a sustainable Reef is good for business

Tourism is driving demand for new ways to see the best Cairns has to offer while also being environmentally friendly.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Visitor levy could take Far North to a global audience

premium_icon Visitor levy could take Far North to a global audience

A SMALL levy on each of the 2.9 million visitors to the Far North each year could make a big difference to the marketing of the region. HAVE YOUR SAY

Sun 3 Mar 2019

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

A TRAVEL site has revealed which of the world’s most visited locations are also the most overrated and underwhelming.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

‘A myth’ that Coast needs second casino

premium_icon ‘A myth’ that Coast needs second casino

Star boss launches withering attack on State Government’s Global Tourism Hub plans, saying visitors to the Gold Coast have no interest in staying in a ‘ghetto’.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

New scenic hiking track proposed for Coffs Coast

premium_icon New scenic hiking track proposed for Coffs Coast

A proposed concept plan for a massive 217km hiking track, offering spectacular sights of rainforest and waterfalls, has been unveiled.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Dino hunters’ ’remarkable’ find in outback

premium_icon Dino hunters’ ’remarkable’ find in outback

Palaeontologists in Outback Queensland have revealed an amazing series of gigantic dinosaur footprints preserved in a creek bed for almost 100 million years.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Our holiday hotspots in laughable tourism snub

premium_icon Our holiday hotspots in laughable tourism snub

Queensland tourism has been dealt a major snub by a major national tourism award that lists Australia’s town of the year.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Gladstone's 'world class cruise plaza' to cause a splash

premium_icon Gladstone's 'world class cruise plaza' to cause a splash

This year cruise numbers to the city will have more than doubled since 2016-17. And new local developments are expected to only further progress.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Proposed new $2-million motel open to submissions

premium_icon Proposed new $2-million motel open to submissions

A DEVELOPMENT application to demolish a restaurant to make way for a proposed $2m motel for Coffs Harbour has been approved.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Coffs Coast cashes in on tourism boom

premium_icon Coffs Coast cashes in on tourism boom

Our region one of NSW's key markets in 'golden era' of tourism

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Locals slam tourists for "trashing" iconic waterways

premium_icon Locals slam tourists for "trashing" iconic waterways

Residents have become fed up with an influx of tourists who they say are defecating and littering at their iconic waterways.

Surprising NSW spots where tourists splashed $20b

premium_icon Surprising NSW spots where tourists splashed $20b

NSW is revelling in a homegrown tourism boom, with domestic travellers spending a record-breaking $20 billion across the state — a 13 per cent jump in one year....

Once in a lifetime Antarctic adventures taken to new level

premium_icon Once in a lifetime Antarctic adventures taken to new level

A Sunshine Coast based adventure company have leased a polar ship, giving them the unique capability of being able to explore Antarctica.

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