Tourism

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Why a sustainable Reef is good for business

premium_icon Why a sustainable Reef is good for business

Tourism is driving demand for new ways to see the best Cairns has to offer while also being environmentally friendly.

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Visitor levy could take Far North to a global audience

premium_icon Visitor levy could take Far North to a global audience

A SMALL levy on each of the 2.9 million visitors to the Far North each year could make a big difference to the marketing of the region. HAVE YOUR SAY

Sun 3 Mar 2019

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

A TRAVEL site has revealed which of the world’s most visited locations are also the most overrated and underwhelming.

Sat 2 Mar 2019

PHOTO SPECIAL: Sunken Tobruk comes alive

premium_icon PHOTO SPECIAL: Sunken Tobruk comes alive

BUNDABERG'S Tracy Olive has the amazing sights she captured during the first dive of the ex-HMAS Tobruk site.

Tue 26 Feb 2019

‘A myth’ that Coast needs second casino

premium_icon ‘A myth’ that Coast needs second casino

Star boss launches withering attack on State Government’s Global Tourism Hub plans, saying visitors to the Gold Coast have no interest in staying in a ‘ghetto’.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

First look at Goldy’s $2.5m image change

premium_icon First look at Goldy’s $2.5m image change

The Gold Coast is moving away from its last controversial tourism campaign with a $2.5 million rebranding. WATCH THE AD

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Dino hunters’ ’remarkable’ find in outback

premium_icon Dino hunters’ ’remarkable’ find in outback

Palaeontologists in Outback Queensland have revealed an amazing series of gigantic dinosaur footprints preserved in a creek bed for almost 100 million years.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

Bundaberg Cup is a win for tourism

premium_icon Bundaberg Cup is a win for tourism

A LOCAL accommodation owner has had an fantastic turnout, with record-breaking Bundaberg Cup attendance causing him to be booked out weeks in advance.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Queensland’s $400m long weekend

premium_icon Queensland’s $400m long weekend

IT’S Australia’s national day, but it’s Queensland’s weekend as the Sunshine State prepares to bask in a tourism goldmine.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

DONE WITH DUMPING: Councillor in a stink over gross find

premium_icon DONE WITH DUMPING: Councillor in a stink over gross find

Bargara residents were in for a shock during their morning walk at a popular coastal park when they stumbled across a disgusting sight.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Our holiday hotspots in laughable tourism snub

premium_icon Our holiday hotspots in laughable tourism snub

Queensland tourism has been dealt a major snub by a major national tourism award that lists Australia’s town of the year.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Gladstone's 'world class cruise plaza' to cause a splash

premium_icon Gladstone's 'world class cruise plaza' to cause a splash

This year cruise numbers to the city will have more than doubled since 2016-17. And new local developments are expected to only further progress.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Queensland fights back for tourism crown

premium_icon Queensland fights back for tourism crown

Queensland is back, baby! After years of losing ground to southern states, Queensland has fought back in the battle for the title of Australia’s tourism capital.

Once in a lifetime Antarctic adventures taken to new level

premium_icon Once in a lifetime Antarctic adventures taken to new level

A Sunshine Coast based adventure company have leased a polar ship, giving them the unique capability of being able to explore Antarctica.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

10 golden facts about sunflowers you really need to know

premium_icon 10 golden facts about sunflowers you really need to know

THEY are actually made up of thousands of tiny flowers... how cool is that! Find out more about our region's happiest plant.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Leaders move to overturn 'damaging' perceptions of drought

premium_icon Leaders move to overturn 'damaging' perceptions of drought

MAYOR: 'I want people to come and see that we are up beat and positive about the impact the drought is having on our region.'

EXCITING TIME: The CQ coastal town that's in for a huge year

premium_icon EXCITING TIME: The CQ coastal town that's in for a huge year

After a record-making 2018, Agnes Water is looking to a huge 2019.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

10 million foreigners heading here

10 million foreigners heading here

NEW analysis shows Australia will be inundated with a record 10 million people from overseas this year — and it’s all good news.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Why Queensland won the tourism crown for 2018

premium_icon Why Queensland won the tourism crown for 2018

The Sunshine State’s tourism industry recorded a big 2018 – and there’s one main reason why we remain the “jewel in Australia’s crown”.

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Add this to your great drives list

Add this to your great drives list

Ann Rickard discovers the scenic drive from Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island to Glenorchy, a tiny and sleepy lakeside settlement

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