Tourism

Tue 5 Jun 2018

‘Idiot’ tourist slammed for stunt

‘Idiot’ tourist slammed for stunt

CHILLING footage shows a tourist hanging precariously off a dangerous Australian cliff where a young student was killed just weeks ago.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

Agnes Water is nation's first town to embrace cryptocurrency

Agnes Water is nation's first town to embrace cryptocurrency

Agnes Water is preparing for a new wave of international tourists after it was confirmed as the first cryptocurrency town in Australia.

Tue 22 May 2018

Dark secret: Bali's hidden shame

Dark secret: Bali's hidden shame

MORE than a million Australian tourists visit the island of Bali each year, but there is a dark secret hiding in the heart of paradise.

Wed 16 May 2018

Volcano costs Hawaii big tourism bucks

Volcano costs Hawaii big tourism bucks

Holidaymakers are cancelling trips to Hawaii in droves as the country’s tourism industry takes a massive hit in the wake of the Kilauea volcano eruption.

Mon 14 May 2018

How tourists helped us 'get back on our feet' after floods

How tourists helped us 'get back on our feet' after floods

BUSINESSES were struggling after the devastating floods, so the government teamed up with travel partners to deliver a new marketing campaign.

Wed 9 May 2018

Tourists warned to avoid top Aussie beach

Tourists warned to avoid top Aussie beach

TOURISM operators are being urged to stop promoting this “deadly” beach, months after it was named one of Australia’s best.

Sat 5 May 2018

Tourist drugged and beheaded

Tourist drugged and beheaded

LIGA Skromane travelled to India to experience one of the region’s yoga retreats. But she was snatched from a beach and brutally murdered.

Fri 4 May 2018

NZ’s cheeky dig: ‘Where the bloody hell are ya?’

NZ’s cheeky dig: ‘Where the bloody hell are ya?’

KIWI Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Rhys Darby have taken a swipe at Australia with a cheeky advertisement claiming a global conspiracy.

Wed 2 May 2018

Carrot-addicted kangaroos attacking tourists

Carrot-addicted kangaroos attacking tourists

KANGAROOS at a popular tourist spot eager to get their paws on free food have left one person with 17 stitches to the face and put another in an ambulance.

Tue 1 May 2018

$1000 for easiest day’s work ever

$1000 for easiest day’s work ever

HOW would you like to make $1000 for less than a day’s work, plus a four-day trip to Hawaii valued at $8000?

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Hostel rapist kicked out of country

premium_icon Hostel rapist kicked out of country

AN ITALIAN tourist who confessed to filming and raping unsuspecting women as they slept in Brisbane backpackers’ hostels will be deported.

VIDEO: Aussies caught up in raid on illegal sex party

VIDEO: Aussies caught up in raid on illegal sex party

A SEX party at a Thai red light district hotel has been busted, with 11 men found semi-naked with young women in extraordinary footage.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

$170,000 to attract more tourists to the Northern Rivers

$170,000 to attract more tourists to the Northern Rivers

MONEY going to advertising, street signage upgrades and a new website.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Families swap overseas trips, cruises for new holiday type

Families swap overseas trips, cruises for new holiday type

THIS Easter the Sunshine Coast was the second most popular destination in Queensland, but a different type of holiday is gaining speed as a must-do.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

AUCTION: Grafton Tourism building to be auctioned off

AUCTION: Grafton Tourism building to be auctioned off

The prominent Grafton tourism building auction is to be held today

Thu 29 Mar 2018

'Find of a lifetime' in the Sapphire gemfields

'Find of a lifetime' in the Sapphire gemfields

There had been considerable rain a week or so before and there it was, lying tantalisingly within reach on the surface of the ground.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

Whitsunday island’s $583m revamp gets green light

premium_icon Whitsunday island’s $583m revamp gets green light

A CHINESE tycoon has been given the green light for his long-awaited $583 million redevelopment of the Lindeman Island resort after buying the island for $12...

Mon 12 Mar 2018

WATCH: Meet Australia Zoo's newest addition

WATCH: Meet Australia Zoo's newest addition

VIDEO FOOTAGE: Cuteness overload as Kebibi the baby giraffe takes her first steps in her new Sunshine Coast home

Sun 11 Mar 2018

What you’re doing wrong in Bali

What you’re doing wrong in Bali

BALINESE people will never tell you to your face, but one Aussie expat says we need to end this bad habit on the holiday island.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

Women rule the roost on Airbnb

Women rule the roost on Airbnb

WOMEN are dominating the Airbnb game according to the company, as female hosts outnumber male hosts more than two to one in some Australian cities

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