Tourism

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Our best fish and chips revealed

premium_icon Our best fish and chips revealed

Forget religion and politics, there’s one topic that’s guaranteed to fire up debate in Queensland - where do you go to get the best fish and chips?

Wed 18 Jul 2018

$10 item has this Coast flight attendant hooked

$10 item has this Coast flight attendant hooked

She’s been flying with Emirates for six years but this Australian flight attendant says when it comes to packing carry-on, this product has her ‘obsessed’.

Sickening issue with tourist city

Sickening issue with tourist city

THIS holiday mecca attracts 25 million visitors a year, including thousands of Aussies. But some are now too scared to walk the streets.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Resort boss attacks Airbnb proposal

premium_icon Resort boss attacks Airbnb proposal

THE manager of one of Seventeen Seventy's accommodation providers does not think proposed changes to regulate short-term letting go anywhere near far enough.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Instagram: ruining holidays everywhere

premium_icon Instagram: ruining holidays everywhere

THERE’S no landmark that can’t be ruined, no experience that can’t be interrupted and no beauty spot that can’t be sullied by Instagram idiots: Jill Poulsen.

Only option to give Tobruk its ‘wow factor’

premium_icon Only option to give Tobruk its ‘wow factor’

Local tourism operator has feedback on the botched scuttling of ex-HMAS Tobruk: If it can be righted safely it should be righted as soon as possible.

Trouble in paradise as nation turns into ghost town

Trouble in paradise as nation turns into ghost town

Once bustling with tourists, this Caribbean paradise has descended into violence, becoming so dangerous visitors are leaving.

Thu 12 Jul 2018

$10 million resort set to dominate village business entrance

premium_icon $10 million resort set to dominate village business entrance

Village "100% behind” $10 million surf and yoga resort, says the man behind the plan.

Wed 11 Jul 2018

Baffled locals find abandoned 747

Baffled locals find abandoned 747

Conspiracy theories quickly ran wild when a group of locals woke up to find what they believed to be an abandoned jumbo jet sitting in a muddy field.

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Scuttling stuff-up in league of its own

premium_icon Scuttling stuff-up in league of its own

The ex-HMAS Tobruk sinking was meant to boost the state’s tourism. But the scuttling, labelled “a complete disaster”, has put taxpayers out of pocket.

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Clarence Valley Council finalist in tourism awards

Clarence Valley Council finalist in tourism awards

Council's strategic tourism platform gets the nod with an industry-backed award nomination

I got stuck in a middle seat for 23 hours. And won

I got stuck in a middle seat for 23 hours. And won

This traveller was given news every flyer dreads — the worst seat on the plane — and her heart sank. But she rose to the challenge in a way few would dare.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Couple’s mid-air love story goes viral

Couple’s mid-air love story goes viral

A WOMAN’S simple seating request on her flight home may have led to the creation of one of the world’s greatest modern day love stories.

Why a pyramid dive site could work

premium_icon Why a pyramid dive site could work

Mayor’s unique idea for a Gold Coast dive site may not be so crazy after all, as leading dive figures throw their weight behind the ambitious project.

Is this what we want the Reef to look like?

Is this what we want the Reef to look like?

Time is running out to save the Great Barrier Reef with a new report highlighting how much damage climate change has already done.

Sun 1 Jul 2018

The town where tourists vanish

The town where tourists vanish

RYAN Chambers was a 21-year-old backpacker when he was last seen. The South Australian is not the only person to vanish here.

Valley has beauty at every turn

Valley has beauty at every turn

When you are not looking for winners at the race track, it is a sure bet these Clarence attractions will take your breath away

Sat 30 Jun 2018

We're on Tobruk's side... but so is she

premium_icon We're on Tobruk's side... but so is she

THE State Government has labelled the scuttling of ex-HMAS Tobruk as "successful"; despite the fact she came to rest on her starboard side.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Crucial thing to remember when travelling

Crucial thing to remember when travelling

A NEW report shows cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism industry. And if you’re not careful, it could turn your next holiday upside-down.

Tourists banned over skimpy outfits

Tourists banned over skimpy outfits

ALL tourists are now banned from a popular attraction in Asia, thanks this provocative display by two women caught on camera.

Newer Older