Tourism

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Couple’s ‘disgusting’ act on Bali holiday

Couple’s ‘disgusting’ act on Bali holiday

An Instagram-famous couple have been blasted after an offensive spectacle was caught on camera while visiting a temple in Bali.

Stabbed backpacker wants to return to Cairns

premium_icon Stabbed backpacker wants to return to Cairns

A YOUNG backpacker horrifically stabbed at a Cairns hostel has revealed she would like to return to Australia one day after her trip was tragically cut short.

Major decisions made as dam ramp upgrade charges forward

premium_icon Major decisions made as dam ramp upgrade charges forward

PROJECT heralded as a way to bring more tourists to town is nearing completion.

Sunshine State puts southerners in the shade

premium_icon Sunshine State puts southerners in the shade

Queensland is beautiful one day, perfect the next — and now has bragging rights over one of its southern rivals.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

BAHAMAS BLISS: How to make your friends jealous

BAHAMAS BLISS: How to make your friends jealous

As the stingrays' barbs swung around me with the familiarity of a happy dog, I couldn't help but tense as Steve Irwin came to mind, writes Rae Wilson.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Aussie man dies snowboarding in NZ

premium_icon Aussie man dies snowboarding in NZ

The identity of man who died while on snowboarding trip in NZ has been confirmed to be from the Clarence Valley.

LET IT SNOW: Weekend brings chance of snow and tourism

premium_icon LET IT SNOW: Weekend brings chance of snow and tourism

KEEP your eyes on the skies as temperatures in Stanthorpe are predicted to plummet below zero.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Dramatic moment whale-watching boat bursts into flames

premium_icon Dramatic moment whale-watching boat bursts into flames

Dramatic footage has been released capturing the dramatic rescue of eight passengers as a whale-watching charter boat erupted into flames off.

How backpacker’s dream holiday turned to terror

premium_icon How backpacker’s dream holiday turned to terror

TWO Chilean women came to Cairns to start their dream working holiday in Australia. Now the trip is in tatters as one of them recovers from a knife wound.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Passport name ‘too rude’ for flying

Passport name ‘too rude’ for flying

IT WAS supposed to be a joke, but now 33-year-old Kenny is no longer laughing after being told he can no longer leave his homeland.

What residents will do to stop second casino

premium_icon What residents will do to stop second casino

RESIDENTS of a Gold Coast suburb are planning a dramatic step to stop a casino being built in their area, as a new development brings the project closer.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Family business folds as stakeholders 'take action'

premium_icon Family business folds as stakeholders 'take action'

A family-owned fresh food emporium has closed its doors less than six months after a major relocation.

‘Unruly tourists’ in hot water again

‘Unruly tourists’ in hot water again

THE family of tourists who had a scandal-plagued holiday in New Zealand have hit the headlines once again in their homeland.

Sun 4 Aug 2019

Thousands flee Kashmir over attack alert

Thousands flee Kashmir over attack alert

INDIAN security officials have issued an alert for Kashmir, saying they had found evidence of attacks being planned, causing thousands of tourists to flee.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Why tourists are flocking to this old mine

premium_icon Why tourists are flocking to this old mine

Chernobyl isn’t the only nuclear site experiencing a tourism boom, with an abandoned uranium mine in west Queensland becoming a surprise star.

Thu 1 Aug 2019

SADDLE UP: Warwick to wrangle in more visitors than ever

premium_icon SADDLE UP: Warwick to wrangle in more visitors than ever

LOCAL businesses are banding together under the horsepower banner to develop a national identity.

Sleep with the fishes and live to tell the tale

premium_icon Sleep with the fishes and live to tell the tale

You’ll be able to bed down under the stars — and underwater — on a giant new pontoon designed to draw 60,000 more visitors to the Great Barrier Reef.

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Popular motel on the market

premium_icon Popular motel on the market

READY for a sea-change? For the first time in 18 years, this motel in a popular FNQ tourist town is up for sale.

Why swimming at our remote beaches is risky business

premium_icon Why swimming at our remote beaches is risky business

AN UNDERWATER filmmaker believes fishing trawlers may have contributed to a horror shark attack this week at a remote sandy cay off Cape York.

Farming families face new threat to water supply

premium_icon Farming families face new threat to water supply

COAL company explores prospect of open cut mine on prime farm land in Goomburra.

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