Tourism

Tue 18 Sep 2018

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

'Biggest d---head magnet': Byron Bay bashing hits new level

A BRUTAL Facebook post about this beloved North Coast town is going viral.

Tourist bashed after refusing sex

Tourist bashed after refusing sex

A WOMAN has been left “barely recognisable” after she rejected the advances of a stranded tourist at a popular holiday resort. WARNING: Graphic images.

Clarence Valley outperforms NSW in tourism growth

premium_icon Clarence Valley outperforms NSW in tourism growth

Tourism has become one of the Valley's biggest employers with 6.8 per cent of people employed in the Valley working in tourism and hospitality

Sat 15 Sep 2018

‘Warning: We’re going on a 6-hour flight with a toddler’

‘Warning: We’re going on a 6-hour flight with a toddler’

TAKING a toddler on an overseas family holiday for the first time has mum Lillian Saleh terrified because she knows that even the best planned trips can go awry.

Millions splashed on Heron and Wilson Islands

Millions splashed on Heron and Wilson Islands

The upgrades are expected to lure more tourists to the island

Roadside stops on Bruce Highway still inadequate

premium_icon Roadside stops on Bruce Highway still inadequate

Grey Nomads and MP agree on need for road side rest stop

Fri 14 Sep 2018

New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

premium_icon New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

ADVANCE Rockhampton's new Fishing the Fitzroy campaign revealed

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Get your ID ready at domestic airports

premium_icon Get your ID ready at domestic airports

Domestic passengers will need ID when flying out of 12 Australian airports as soon as next year's busy mid-year school holidays under a security crackdown.

Dick's pitch to support regional tourism operators

premium_icon Dick's pitch to support regional tourism operators

DICK Smith is making a stand on behalf of mum and dad moteliers and Australia's tourism-reliant regions.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Mum fighting for life in Bali denied insurance

Mum fighting for life in Bali denied insurance

A KIWI mum gravely ill in a Denpasar hospital has to pay $67,000 in medical costs after her insurer said it wouldn’t help.

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

Sneaky way to dodge extra flight fees

If there’s one thing that bugs plane passengers everywhere, it’s unexpected charges at the airport. Here are five tips to make sure you don’t get stung.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

Teen’s terrifying warning about ‘death island’

IT looks like paradise. But a backpacker who was allegedly drugged, raped and robbed has warned fellow tourists to stay clear.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

World’s most iconic sites slammed

World’s most iconic sites slammed

A TRAVEL site has unleashed on the world’s most visited locations and instead of encouraging us to visit, it says we should stay away.

Historic building founded in 1893 brought back to life

premium_icon Historic building founded in 1893 brought back to life

Trip down memory lane in the church's past. It was closed in 2002 and has been re-opened as a wedding and events venue.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

$220k fine as buggy crash cause revealed

premium_icon $220k fine as buggy crash cause revealed

A HAMILTON Island business has been fined $220,000 for a golf buggy crash that injured nine people, including children.

Thu 6 Sep 2018

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

100 sick, Emirates flight struck by illness

EMIRATES has confirmed that a number of its passengers arriving in New York from Dubai have reported feeling “seriously ill” with coughing and fevers.

Kershaw camping battle: 'Abnormal' situation at play

premium_icon Kershaw camping battle: 'Abnormal' situation at play

Very strange to have RV overnight campers in such a place, planner tells court

Wed 5 Sep 2018

ISLAND HOSTAGES: Luxury resort held at gunpoint

ISLAND HOSTAGES: Luxury resort held at gunpoint

FRIGHTENING details have emerged of an armed raid on a isolated luxury resort that left 20 tourists “traumatised”.

World’s unlikeliest tourist spot

World’s unlikeliest tourist spot

IT USED to be a place where you had to pay a ransom to be allowed to leave. Now it’s become one of the world’s most unlikely tourist destinations.

Deal or no deal? Island sellers speak

premium_icon Deal or no deal? Island sellers speak

SOURCES set the record straight on the reported $300 million sale of an iconic Queensland resort island to a cryptocurrency consortium linked to Greg Norman.

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