Tourism

Wed 11 Mar 2020

Virus-free map shows where you can travel

Virus-free map shows where you can travel

While many of us are fearing travelling abroad, there’s still plenty of places around the world that are virus free and open for tourists.

Tue 10 Mar 2020

New campaign to draw visitors to the Far North

premium_icon New campaign to draw visitors to the Far North

Tourism Tropical North Queensland will launch a new marketing platform this week to give the region’s operators a leg up and win more visitors.

Mon 9 Mar 2020

Albo off to Bluesfest in holiday as tourism has virus blues

premium_icon Albo off to Bluesfest in holiday as tourism has virus blues

FEDERAL Labor leader Anthony Albanese will go to the music festival during his holiday at home.

Staggering viral toll on Gold Coast tourism

premium_icon Staggering viral toll on Gold Coast tourism

There are increasing calls for emergency funding for the Gold Coast tourism industry as the sheer scale of the coronavirus travel ban impact becomes apparent.

Fri 6 Mar 2020

Double the money to attract tourists: ALP

Double the money to attract tourists: ALP

Labor is calling for the government to double the amount of money on offer to promote tourism in bushfire-hit areas amid fears about the impact of coronavirus.

How Kiwis will save Gold Coast's $6B industry

premium_icon How Kiwis will save Gold Coast's $6B industry

Gold Coast tourism bosses have revealed New Zealand could be the city’s salvation as the coronavirus crisis hits our biggest industries. Here’s how Kiwis can make a big...

Thu 5 Mar 2020

Grey nomads flock to the Whitsundays

premium_icon Grey nomads flock to the Whitsundays

From leisurely cruises over the reefs, enchanting meals by the water there is something for every older adventurer

10 Queensland travel deals you can’t pass up

premium_icon 10 Queensland travel deals you can’t pass up

Free wine, nights and even flights – battered by natural disasters, Queensland tourism operators are laying out the welcome mat in a bid to bring back visitors.

Wed 4 Mar 2020

Theme park's new attractions to boost city’s tourism

premium_icon Theme park's new attractions to boost city’s tourism

The expansion will further cement the theme park's reputation as one of the city's biggest drawcards.

Illegal closure of beach has Chinese developers in hot water

premium_icon Illegal closure of beach has Chinese developers in hot water

They were called out after trying to restrict public access to a Mackay tourism hotspot

Tue 3 Mar 2020

Cruise ship cancellations further blow to tourism industry

premium_icon Cruise ship cancellations further blow to tourism industry

Struggling tourism industry has been dealt a new blow with three cruise ships cancelling scheduled visits planned between now and March 11

5 of NQ’s top fishing charters revealed

premium_icon 5 of NQ’s top fishing charters revealed

With an abundance of creeks, rivers and reefs within casting distance North Queensland has no end of fishing options. Here you can find out about the locals

WELCOME MATE: Recent floods to bring tourists

premium_icon WELCOME MATE: Recent floods to bring tourists

The recent rain has rivers running and spirits high in the Balonne Shire, prompting the launch of a new tourism campaign.

Magnetic rebrand could attract big tourist dollars

premium_icon Magnetic rebrand could attract big tourist dollars

Rebranding Townsville as the Magnetic Coast would see our part of Queensland seriously compete with the Whitsundays, Gold and Sunshine Coasts.

Coronavirus: Local tourism stable as state support flows

premium_icon Coronavirus: Local tourism stable as state support flows

The high percentage of Australian visitors to Agnes Water and 1770 is helping limit the impact coronavirus is having on tourism in the region.

Mon 2 Mar 2020

Violent protests meet cruise ship full of Aussies, Kiwis

Violent protests meet cruise ship full of Aussies, Kiwis

Australian and Kiwi cruise passengers have been met with island residents pelting rocks and bottles as fears over coronavirus reach boiling point.

‘Critical’ repairs: Major attraction faces year-long closure

premium_icon ‘Critical’ repairs: Major attraction faces year-long closure

A major Queensland tourist attraction that attracts 140,000 visitors a year faces closure for up to 12 months as part of a $26.9 million upgrade.

$1b bonanza to resurrect Qld tourism

premium_icon $1b bonanza to resurrect Qld tourism

As the industry reels from the combined impact of coronavirus, drought and bushfires, an upcoming period is expected to deliver a welcome gift for Queensland tourism.

Sat 29 Feb 2020

Bali death traps: Tourists risking their lives for selfies

premium_icon Bali death traps: Tourists risking their lives for selfies

Instagrammers think it is the location of the perfect post but instead it ends up the scene of their watery grave. These are the dangerous selfie spots in Bali.

Thu 27 Feb 2020

VIDEO: Huge croc's 'death roll' wows tourists

premium_icon VIDEO: Huge croc's 'death roll' wows tourists

A BOAT of US tourists witnessed the spectacular sight this morning. Watch the incredible footage here.

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