Tourism

Fri 9 Oct 2020

Industry losing $10 billion a month

Industry losing $10 billion a month

It’s an industry in crisis, and it took the biggest impact from the coronavirus lockdowns. But now the tourism bosses are fighting back.

$10b body blow: Why travel industry needs your help

$10b body blow: Why travel industry needs your help

It’s an industry in crisis, and it took the biggest impact from the coronavirus lockdowns. But now Australia’s tourism bosses are fighting back.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

BITCHY: What the Big Prawn said to the Big Banana

Premium Content BITCHY: What the Big Prawn said to the Big Banana

BALLINA’S Big Prawn has sent a smashing reply to its cousin The Big Banana’s attempt for regional supremacy.

Uluru named one of the world’s best travel destinations

Premium Content Uluru named one of the world’s best travel destinations

THE beating heart of the Territory, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, has been named in the top three must see places in the world.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Hint on when you can travel overseas

Hint on when you can travel overseas

The Budget has provided a hint on when international travel will recommence, with a big change in our tourism industry.

Tue 6 Oct 2020

$100m lure: Where Aussies want to travel now

Premium Content $100m lure: Where Aussies want to travel now

Aussies want to travel locally, as key tourism hot spots in every state have been given a $100 million lifeline to help get us there.

Magnetic Island proves a treat in COVID-19 recovery

Premium Content Magnetic Island proves a treat in COVID-19 recovery

Tourists are ‘rediscovering’ Magnetic Island as the holiday mecca bounces back from the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri 2 Oct 2020

Catch with Australia’s border reopening

Catch with Australia’s border reopening

Australia’s international borders could be weeks away from reopening for the first time since March — but here’s the unfortunate downside.

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Travel bubble opens Far North to more holidaymakers

Premium Content Travel bubble opens Far North to more holidaymakers

Eased COVID-19 travel restrictions mean visitors from huge swathes of north and western New South Wales can now enjoy a holiday in the Far North.

Great Ocean Road overlooked in tourism support package

Premium Content Great Ocean Road overlooked in tourism support package

The struggling Great Ocean Road tourism industry has been dealt with another blow after being left out from a recent share of $50 million in federal grants.

Fri 25 Sep 2020

Corindi Beach voted one of the best worldwide

Premium Content Corindi Beach voted one of the best worldwide

The holiday park has been placed in the top ten per cent of the accommodation sector worldwide.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Bargain flights coming as borders reopen

Bargain flights coming as borders reopen

Jetstar is expected to launch a flash sale between Sydney and Adelaide in the next 24 hours as Australia’s airlines gear up to resume travel to NSW.

Tue 22 Sep 2020

INCOMING: Town to swell as tourists descend on coast

Premium Content INCOMING: Town to swell as tourists descend on coast

Travel company says interest in Coffs Harbour up a whopping 180 per cent

Sun 20 Sep 2020

Are these the world’s dumbest travellers?

Are these the world’s dumbest travellers?

Tourists can be embarrassing, but every now and then a traveller does something so jaw-droppingly stupid it makes headlines, like these folks.

Sat 19 Sep 2020

Top spots to visit in Queensland these school holidays

Premium Content Top spots to visit in Queensland these school holidays

There haven’t been many positives for the tourism scene this year, but industry leaders are buoyed by a ‘silver lining’ to the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Booming farm stays provide lifeline in struggling regions

Booming farm stays provide lifeline in struggling regions

Drought-ravaged farmers are leading a tourism revival in regional NSW during the pandemic by converting empty space on their properties into farm stays.

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Dreamworld’s long road to recovery

Premium Content Dreamworld’s long road to recovery

A leading analyst has weighed in on how long it will take for Dreamworld to recover from the COVID shutdown. READ THE FULL STORY HERE

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Huge lines as Dreamworld reopens doors

Premium Content Huge lines as Dreamworld reopens doors

Eager fans lined up for hours this morning waiting for Dreamworld to reopen its doors after a six-month closure. SEE THE PICTURES

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Island paradise on brink of tourism catastrophe

Premium Content Island paradise on brink of tourism catastrophe

An Australian island paradise just two hours from Brisbane is desperately seeking clarity on Queensland border issues – with a dismal economic forecast if tourists...

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Qantas rallies 20,000 stood-down staff in border battle

Premium Content Qantas rallies 20,000 stood-down staff in border battle

Qantas has urged its 20,000 stood-down staff and 10,000 suppliers to sign a petition calling on states and territories to re-open their borders.

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