Tourism

Thu 18 Feb 2021

Artificial ‘island’ and buyouts: Tourism giant’s money move

Premium Content Artificial ‘island’ and buyouts: Tourism giant’s money move

A huge tourism conglomerate has revealed details of a new multimillion-dollar floating tourist island and bid to snap up rival businesses after JobKeeper ends.

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Palazzo GM hits ‘pathetic collection of reviews’

Premium Content Palazzo GM hits ‘pathetic collection of reviews’

Palazzo Versace’s general manager has hit back at negative online reviews, saying the hotel has a “special place in the hearts of thousands of loyal and frequent...

Tue 16 Feb 2021

Jet skiers play deadly game in croc infested waters

Premium Content Jet skiers play deadly game in croc infested waters

A Far North guide has called for a jet skis to be banned in crocodile country before an ‘accident waiting to happen’ with a man-eating saltie.

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Wipeout: Coast set to lose big tourist events

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The Gold Coast’s premier surfing event for 2021 looks set for certain wipe-out amid a stoush over the costs of COVID-19 quarantine requirements.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Billion dollar project a lifeline for Queensland tourism

Premium Content Billion dollar project a lifeline for Queensland tourism

Tourism may have been hammered by COVID-19 but a casino boss says the best is yet to come for southeast Queensland.

Tue 9 Feb 2021

Kakadu’s hidden gems unlocked in new wet season tour

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A NEW wet season tour at Kakadu showcases just why hundreds of tourists are flocking to see the park come alive during the monsoon

Mon 8 Feb 2021

PM's hope for Pacific bubble 'soon'

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Scott Morrison says Australia is working with Pacific Island nations on their testing regimes in the hopes of expediting a COVID-safe travel bubble.

Defence bans ‘offensive’ CU in the NT brand

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DEFENCE have banned all ‘CU in the NT’ products from being worn or displayed in Robertson Barracks after the popular guerrilla tourism brand was labelled too...

Sat 6 Feb 2021

Tourists could be banned from parts of ‘wild’ Fraser

Premium Content Tourists could be banned from parts of ‘wild’ Fraser

The number of visitors to the world’s biggest sand island could be slashed - and banned from parts - in the wake of the latest dingo attack.

Thu 4 Feb 2021

Major reef tourism operator shedding staff

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A pioneering reef tourism operator today confirmed it would slash staff as the end of Jobkeeper looms with no international visitors on the horizon.

Wed 3 Feb 2021

Dire new prediction for travel industry

Dire new prediction for travel industry

More than half of Australia’s tourism businesses will go bust after the JobKeeper program ends unless they are thrown a financial lifeline, industry bosses warn.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

Revealed: Why southerners are flocking to live in Qld

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Thousands have left southern cities and states, heading to Brisbane and the rest of Queensland in droves, new figures show. And there’s one reason why.

Fri 29 Jan 2021

Don’t rush to Queensland, Aussies told

Don’t rush to Queensland, Aussies told

Annastacia Palaszczuk is now pleading with Sydney to visit Queensland when the border reopens next week. An expert says travellers should tread with caution.

Thu 28 Jan 2021

Booking bonanza as Queensland reopens to Sydney

Premium Content Booking bonanza as Queensland reopens to Sydney

A whopping 100 per cent increase in holiday bookings was recorded in the hours after it was announced the state would ease restrictions on NSW travellers.

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Tell us your favourite Qld tourist town

Premium Content Tell us your favourite Qld tourist town

As Queensland’s tourist body launches a search for the state’s top visitor spot, we want you to let us know your favourite.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

What Gold Coast cableway would cost

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A report to council has revealed what it will take to build a cableway to the Gold Coast hinterland on a controversial new route.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Biggest clue Mt Warning could be closed forever

Premium Content Biggest clue Mt Warning could be closed forever

There are fresh fears for the future of the iconic Wollumbin trail after a climbing advocate made a telling discovery. HAVE YOUR SAY IN OUR POLL

Fri 8 Jan 2021

‘Watching your child die’: Founder ire as tourism icon dies

Premium Content ‘Watching your child die’: Founder ire as tourism icon dies

Tourism founders blast a government-owned company that they say destroyed their iconic business.

Mon 4 Jan 2021

‘We feel free’: Melbourne holidaymakers enjoy GC

Premium Content ‘We feel free’: Melbourne holidaymakers enjoy GC

While locations across Australia are battling COVID-19 outbreaks, Surfers Paradise was booming on Sunday with tourists catching some sun, sales and surf.

Sun 3 Jan 2021

Fears of another tourism collapse after southern outbreak

Premium Content Fears of another tourism collapse after southern outbreak

Nervous southerners are cancelling Queensland holidays in droves, but there has been an unexpected silver lining for the state’s battered tourism industry.

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