Tourism

Mon 17 Jun 2019

RED TAPE: Jobs lost as Island business forced to close

premium_icon RED TAPE: Jobs lost as Island business forced to close

Popular Fraser Island tour operators say State Government red tape has forced their doors to close after more than two decades in business

Changing times for today’s backpackers

premium_icon Changing times for today’s backpackers

Wet T-shirt contests and Jägerbombs are taking a back seat to an “immersive” travel experience in Gen Y backpackers according a report released this week.

What state needs to avoid tourism turbulence

premium_icon What state needs to avoid tourism turbulence

Australia’s airline chiefs discuss the future of “brand Queensland” and how we can ensure the industry gets the lift-off it needs.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

The 360-island oasis that’s largely ignored

premium_icon The 360-island oasis that’s largely ignored

It’s the Caribbean-style ‘astonishing’ Queensland wonder filled with 360 islands - five times as many as the Whitsundays.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Island paradises left to languish now return to glory

premium_icon Island paradises left to languish now return to glory

Resort manager says the "new" Hayman will be a modern take on luxury

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Tourism operator hits back at claims the reef is dead

premium_icon Tourism operator hits back at claims the reef is dead

RECENT claims have suggested ongoing probes by Greens activists into the state of coral health has considerably affected tourism numbers along the eastern coast

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