Tourism

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Controversial Teewah Beach cuts may not be far away

premium_icon Controversial Teewah Beach cuts may not be far away

Key Gympie, Noosa council personnel endorse controversial plan which has caught Rainbow Beach business leades by surprise.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

The millionaire owner of a popular Australian tourist attraction has been accused of exploiting his workers with a controversial set of rules.

Wed 28 Aug 2019

New Daintree walk completed

premium_icon New Daintree walk completed

More than $1 million has been spent on a botanical boardwalk in the Daintree National Park.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

‘Big Brother’ plan to watch Gold Coast tourists

‘Big Brother’ plan to watch Gold Coast tourists

Visitors to the Gold Coast will have mobile phones and credit card spending tracked if a plan by the local council goes ahead.

Sun 25 Aug 2019

‘Hey stranger, need a lift? Just take my ute’

premium_icon ‘Hey stranger, need a lift? Just take my ute’

A tourist to the Sunshine Coast was thrilled by the generous and trusting nature of a local who he had asked for directions.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Chic AirBNB lures Insta-famous guests

premium_icon Chic AirBNB lures Insta-famous guests

A New York-style loft a stroll from Mooloolaba beach has become the unexpected AirBNB success luring Instagram influencers, brands and guests in droves.

Fish industry's state-wide fear of 'death by regulation'

premium_icon Fish industry's state-wide fear of 'death by regulation'

Seafood industry leaders blast planned changes at Tin Can Bay AGM and say it could wreck Tin Can Bay's dolphin tourism as well as fishing economy

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Woman sacked over ‘firing squad’ post

premium_icon Woman sacked over ‘firing squad’ post

A Cairns tourism worker has been sacked after posting inflammatory content online, including a call for civil rights protesters to face a firing squad.

Tue 20 Aug 2019

$30m beachfront tourism project hits the market

premium_icon $30m beachfront tourism project hits the market

A PLANNED beachfront development touted as the "perfect launch pad” for a Southern Great Barrier Reef experience is on the market.

Fri 16 Aug 2019

REVEALED: Plans for luxury hotel to rival Hamilton Island

premium_icon REVEALED: Plans for luxury hotel to rival Hamilton Island

The once secluded location will be transformed into a tourism hotspot

Thu 15 Aug 2019

New fenced camping area to separate dingoes from tourists

premium_icon New fenced camping area to separate dingoes from tourists

The State Government is set to spend up to $750,000 on new fenced camping areas and other measures.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Couple’s ‘disgusting’ act on Bali holiday

Couple’s ‘disgusting’ act on Bali holiday

An Instagram-famous couple have been blasted after an offensive spectacle was caught on camera while visiting a temple in Bali.

Stabbed backpacker wants to return to Cairns

premium_icon Stabbed backpacker wants to return to Cairns

A YOUNG backpacker horrifically stabbed at a Cairns hostel has revealed she would like to return to Australia one day after her trip was tragically cut short.

Sunshine State puts southerners in the shade

premium_icon Sunshine State puts southerners in the shade

Queensland is beautiful one day, perfect the next — and now has bragging rights over one of its southern rivals.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

BAHAMAS BLISS: How to make your friends jealous

BAHAMAS BLISS: How to make your friends jealous

As the stingrays' barbs swung around me with the familiarity of a happy dog, I couldn't help but tense as Steve Irwin came to mind, writes Rae Wilson.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Aussie man dies snowboarding in NZ

premium_icon Aussie man dies snowboarding in NZ

The identity of man who died while on snowboarding trip in NZ has been confirmed to be from the Clarence Valley.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Dramatic moment whale-watching boat bursts into flames

premium_icon Dramatic moment whale-watching boat bursts into flames

Dramatic footage has been released capturing the dramatic rescue of eight passengers as a whale-watching charter boat erupted into flames off.

How backpacker’s dream holiday turned to terror

premium_icon How backpacker’s dream holiday turned to terror

TWO Chilean women came to Cairns to start their dream working holiday in Australia. Now the trip is in tatters as one of them recovers from a knife wound.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Passport name ‘too rude’ for flying

Passport name ‘too rude’ for flying

IT WAS supposed to be a joke, but now 33-year-old Kenny is no longer laughing after being told he can no longer leave his homeland.

What residents will do to stop second casino

premium_icon What residents will do to stop second casino

RESIDENTS of a Gold Coast suburb are planning a dramatic step to stop a casino being built in their area, as a new development brings the project closer.

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