Tourism

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Soaring tourist numbers could help region survive drought

premium_icon Soaring tourist numbers could help region survive drought

MONEY is being poured into the economy with hundreds of thousands more visitors travelling here - with peak season still to come.

Noosa to put up ‘full’ sign as over-tourism becomes issue

premium_icon Noosa to put up ‘full’ sign as over-tourism becomes issue

One of Queensland’s internationally famous tourist playgrounds has been forced to put out the “full” sign as it faces being loved to death by “over-tourism”.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Tourist spending climbs over $1b in FNQ

premium_icon Tourist spending climbs over $1b in FNQ

Cairns’ tourism industry may be struggling, but new figures suggest one market has given the region a much-needed boost.

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

Backpackers have lashed out, saying Australia’s weather, rules and people are a major disappointment. But Aussies aren’t having it.

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.

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