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Fri 17 Jul 2020

Whole now, brown cow: Tourist attraction in place

premium_icon Whole now, brown cow: Tourist attraction in place

YOU’VE “herd” the saying pigs might fly – well cows definitely do.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

First Sunny Coast flights a ‘great win’ for Cairns tourism

premium_icon First Sunny Coast flights a ‘great win’ for Cairns tourism

The first direct flight from the Sunshine Coast will touch down in Cairns on Friday.

Shark bite victim urges tourists to come to FNQ

premium_icon Shark bite victim urges tourists to come to FNQ

The 29-year-old deckhand and videographer who was reportedly bitten by a shark off Fitzroy Island has urged people not to be deterred from visiting the region.

Exclusive XXXX island hideaway on the market

premium_icon Exclusive XXXX island hideaway on the market

An exclusive eco-friendly Queensland island paradise once named after the Qld's favourite beer is on the market for only the second time in its history – and there are...

New twist threatens to derail Qld’s Virgin bid

premium_icon New twist threatens to derail Qld’s Virgin bid

The state’s stake in Virgin Australia is under threat as a new player makes a last-minute bid to take ownership of the airline.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Foul-mouthed campaign cops backlash

Foul-mouthed campaign cops backlash

A hilarious campaign urging Aussies not to travel has gone viral. But not everyone is happy with the tongue-in-cheek message.

Which theme parks are reopening today

premium_icon Which theme parks are reopening today

More of southeast Queensland’s theme parks will welcome guests for the first time since March as the state’s coronavirus restrictions are eased.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Anger as Straddie campsites empty over holidays

premium_icon Anger as Straddie campsites empty over holidays

Tourist-starved businesses on North Stradbroke Island are up in arms after the two-week school holiday period in which the island’s five main caravan parks remained...

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Aussies in Bali to be sent packing

premium_icon Aussies in Bali to be sent packing

Thousands of Australians who chose to stay in the popular tourist hotspot during the COVID-19 pandemic will be sent packing from Bali as their visas run out.

From toasties to ice-cream: Try some truffle treats

premium_icon From toasties to ice-cream: Try some truffle treats

For gourmands or for those who have never tried truffle, restaurants around Sydney are offering a wide range of truffle dishes.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Heavy traffic as Queensland reopens to interstate travellers

premium_icon Heavy traffic as Queensland reopens to interstate travellers

Thousands of interstaters are flooding across the Queensland border this afternoon as the state reopens for the first time in months.

Excited passengers take off from Adelaide to Brisbane

premium_icon Excited passengers take off from Adelaide to Brisbane

Passengers have arrived in Queensland after boarding the first flight from Adelaide to Brisbane.

PM’s bad news for Aussies overseas

PM’s bad news for Aussies overseas

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australians who have failed to return to home soil will have a much harder time doing so now.

Grey nomads sent packing at Qld border

premium_icon Grey nomads sent packing at Qld border

A “substantial” number of travellers, included grey nomads towing caravans, have been turned around as they tried to cross the Queensland border before it reopened at...

Bikini model’s ‘intense’ flight overseas

Bikini model’s ‘intense’ flight overseas

An Aussie influencer has detailed her bizarre flight to Greece, complete with face shields and cabin crew in “nuclear factory” suits.

Fly from $85: Virgin drops massive Qld sale

premium_icon Fly from $85: Virgin drops massive Qld sale

As Queensland swings open its borders, Virgin Australia has dropped a massive sale featuring more than half a million fares, starting from $85.

Thu 9 Jul 2020

Tourists descend on Tweed ahead of border reopening

premium_icon Tourists descend on Tweed ahead of border reopening

Fears of border chaos have been heightened by news Tweed hotels are booked out, with some of their Gold Coast counterparts also noticing a significant change.

‘Ridiculous’: Inside horror Jetstar flight

‘Ridiculous’: Inside horror Jetstar flight

A mother-of-two who caught a Jetstar flight from Melbourne to Sydney says the entire process was a shambles – not just the skipped health screening.

Is virtual reality the new frontier of tourism?

premium_icon Is virtual reality the new frontier of tourism?

SOUTHERN Cross University experts believe virtual reality and augmented reality could hold the key to the future of travel.

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Aussies warned not to go to China as US moves on popular app

premium_icon Aussies warned not to go to China as US moves on popular app

New travel advice has been issued for Australians travelling to China, while the US is the latest country to consider banning a wildly popular Chinese app.

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