Tourism

Tue 7 Jul 2020

‘Amazing’ Sea World ride will open on this date

premium_icon ‘Amazing’ Sea World ride will open on this date

The final touches are being put on Sea World’s new attraction as the park celebrates bumper crowds. But there’s one more thing that must happen before it opens.

Mon 6 Jul 2020

Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

premium_icon Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

Hotels across the Gold Coast have been booked out over the first weekend of the school holidays but a tourism boss warns recovery has a ‘long way to go’.

Explore the region: 20 things to do these school holidays

premium_icon Explore the region: 20 things to do these school holidays

From Childers, out to Biggenden, up to Seventeen Seventy, across to Lady Musgrave and back to Bundy, there’s plenty to do.

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Where stranded cruise ships are stuck

Where stranded cruise ships are stuck

Thousands of cruise ship workers, including some Australians, are still trapped on ships unable to dock because of COVID-19 restrictions.

1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

premium_icon 1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

Tourism operators are reporting an extraordinary surge in holiday-makers since the news of the border reopening.

Wed 1 Jul 2020

‘Traumatic’: Whale hits tourist boat

‘Traumatic’: Whale hits tourist boat

Several family members have been left injured after their small boat collided with a humpback whale in a freak accident off the coast of Alaska.

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