Tourism

Fri 24 May 2019

'Finding Nemo meets James Bond': The reef from inside scUber

premium_icon 'Finding Nemo meets James Bond': The reef from inside scUber

Find out what the visibility is like inside scUber and how it's benefiting the reef.

Thu 23 May 2019

WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

premium_icon WORLD FIRST: Heron Island visitors can book underwater Uber

IN A world first, visitors to Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef will be able to book a submarine - and they can do it through Uber.

Thu 16 May 2019

Venomous lizard brings monster appeal to Far North zoo

premium_icon Venomous lizard brings monster appeal to Far North zoo

A lizard whose venomous bite has been likened to “boiling hot lava” has gone on display for the first time in the Far North.

Sun 12 May 2019

Photo gallery: Misty dawn at Cape Hillsborough

premium_icon Photo gallery: Misty dawn at Cape Hillsborough

Fewer people but just as many kangaroos and wallabies on a gloomy morning at Cape Hillsborough.

Wed 1 May 2019

Expert warns only one way to reduce dingo attacks

premium_icon Expert warns only one way to reduce dingo attacks

A Queensland wildlife expert has revealed there's only one way to reduce dingo attacks on Fraser Island.

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Tiny island in need of love

Tiny island in need of love

Don't turn your back on Sri Lanka, now more than ever they need our support to show them the terrorists haven't won

Tourism’s unlikely new king of the north

premium_icon Tourism’s unlikely new king of the north

Forget Port Douglas, Cairns and the Whitsundays, there is a new tourism darling in North Queensland.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Why tiny, isolated town is in midst of ‘tourism boom’

premium_icon Why tiny, isolated town is in midst of ‘tourism boom’

A tiny Queensland town which has been cut off from the rest of the world by floodwaters is about to become a ‘bucket list destination’ drawing thousands.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

ALP tourism policy reaches for the sky

premium_icon ALP tourism policy reaches for the sky

LABOR has leapt ahead of the Coalition in the tourism funding stakes with a $250 million election announcement to reel in visitors from Australia and abroad.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Woman sues tour company for $462k

premium_icon Woman sues tour company for $462k

A woman is suing a Qld tour company for almost $462,000, claiming she fractured her spine when she was thrown in the air during a boat trip.

Mon 15 Apr 2019

Camping with the crocs: Australia Zoo's $8m experience

premium_icon Camping with the crocs: Australia Zoo's $8m experience

AUSTRALIA Zoo is set to create Camp Croc Hunter, the $8 million wildlife camping experience is expected to lure more than 39,000 visitors to the Sunshine Coast each...

12,000 NRL fans deliver for Sunshine Coast

premium_icon 12,000 NRL fans deliver for Sunshine Coast

A match more than two years in the making drew a record crowd of almost 12,000 to the Sunshine Coast Stadium.

Sat 13 Apr 2019

Proposals, weddings and final wishes 2000 feet in the air

premium_icon Proposals, weddings and final wishes 2000 feet in the air

"One that sticks out to me is I had one girl who was 18 and she had two weeks to live”

Fri 5 Apr 2019

$250m hotel plan lodged to change the face of Mooloolaba

premium_icon $250m hotel plan lodged to change the face of Mooloolaba

EXCLUSIVE: A $250 million plan to change the face of Mooloolaba has been officially submitted for approval.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

premium_icon Reef operators threaten to leave Cairns over marina fees

Great Barrier Reef tour operators are threatening permanently set sail from Cairns unless they are afforded fairer fees at the city’s marina.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

‘Bikies are a threat’ to Gold Coast tourism

premium_icon ‘Bikies are a threat’ to Gold Coast tourism

The Gold Coast’s peak business body is pleading for more police, warning the city’s reputation as a tourism mecca is at risk from bikie gangs and drug raids.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

premium_icon Wanted: Workers needing a holiday

It’s the ultimate job advertisement. Queensland will be front and centre in a new $7.5 million campaign promoting working holidays.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Rorting scandal threatening our beach tourism

premium_icon Rorting scandal threatening our beach tourism

CHINESE tour operators are scamming their clients out of their spending money in a dirty move tourism leaders say must be wiped out immediately.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Why cashed-up tourists love Australia

premium_icon Why cashed-up tourists love Australia

Australia is officially the number one destination for wealthy international travellers. And the boom is expected to add billions to the nation’s economy within the...

Fri 8 Mar 2019

High-end market flying by Bundy as there's nowhere to stay

premium_icon High-end market flying by Bundy as there's nowhere to stay

A SHORTFALL of five-star accommodation in Bundaberg is deterring high-end international tourists and business people from staying here.

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