Tourism

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Hard-partying hipsters ruining trendy suburb

Hard-partying hipsters ruining trendy suburb

TOURISTS are flocking to this popular suburb in New York City for its trendy shops and never-ending parties — but the locals have had enough.

Question that left airline passenger devastated

Question that left airline passenger devastated

IT SHOULD have been a routine flight for Lenore Herrem, but instead she was left stunned by a question from the airline staff.

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Tourism worker details horror racial bullying

Tourism worker details horror racial bullying

A MAORI man working on one of Australia's major tourist beaches has taken his boss to court over alleged constant racial ridicule.

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Can you drink on flights to Dubai?

Can you drink on flights to Dubai?

A woman claims she was arrested in Dubai after drinking wine on her Emirates flight. So is this a problem now?

The best (and weirdest) Ekka eats

premium_icon The best (and weirdest) Ekka eats

FROM steaks fit for a Saudi prince to strange but delicious hybrids of Aussie staples, Des Houghton gives his guide to all the tasty treats at this year’s Ekka.

RV TOURISTS: How much grey nomads inject into our shops

premium_icon RV TOURISTS: How much grey nomads inject into our shops

Grey nomads are creating a major boom to the Fraser Coast's economy, pumping more than $9000 a day into businesses across Hervey Bay and Maryborough

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Last thing we want to deal with on flights

Last thing we want to deal with on flights

TERRIBLE news air travellers. As if the cramped seats and flight delays aren’t bad enough, now have to put up with this.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

'I got bogged...' Facebook page creators speak up

premium_icon 'I got bogged...' Facebook page creators speak up

The moderators of the hugely popular Gympie region Facebook page vow for the page to return

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Airport boss steps down from CEO role

premium_icon Airport boss steps down from CEO role

A WORLDWIDE search has started to find a replacement for Sunshine Coast Airport CEO Peter Pallot.

Which Bali bogan are you?

Which Bali bogan are you?

YOU’LL crack up, you’ll cringe, you’ll cry. If you’ve ever been to Bali, you know every single one of these people. And the fact is, you are one.

WHALE OF A TIME: Unexpected trio in Hervey Bay waters

premium_icon WHALE OF A TIME: Unexpected trio in Hervey Bay waters

"You only ever expect to see one or two species a day".

Chaos as tourists flee Indo quake

Chaos as tourists flee Indo quake

THOUSANDS of tourists have scrambled to packed beaches to be rescued from Lombok and Bali after an earthquake killed a reported 142 and injured hundreds.

Yassss! $129 flight sale to world’s hottest spots

Yassss! $129 flight sale to world’s hottest spots

Just when you thought you’d left it too late to sneak away and leave winter behind, these hot airfares get you overseas for cheap — even at the last minute.

Whitsundays to sink first underwater art on the Reef

Whitsundays to sink first underwater art on the Reef

THE Whistundays is set to install Queensland’s first underwater art at Langford Reef near Hayman Island, ahead of similar plans by Townsville tourism leaders.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Bushie shares his eco dream

premium_icon Bushie shares his eco dream

THE tragic loss of an old schoolmate has created an unlikely opportunity for this bush entrepreneur.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Virtual reality tourism vision for Coast destinations

premium_icon Virtual reality tourism vision for Coast destinations

SWIMMING with whales or reaching mountain peaks could virtually be at people's fingertips without stepping outside.

40 jobs as luxury tourism operator expands in Whitsundays

40 jobs as luxury tourism operator expands in Whitsundays

Airlie Beach charter business locked in to provide exclusive dive and water sport services to the Island.

Council spearheads China-focussed tourism plan

premium_icon Council spearheads China-focussed tourism plan

A tourism plan to increase Chinese cultural awareness and attract international visitors will be rolled out on the Fraser Coast over the next two years

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Fake reviews adding baggage to travel industry

premium_icon Fake reviews adding baggage to travel industry

PLANNING a trip is challenge enough, whether done online or via an agent. The last thing needed are shonky operators or dodgy reviews, writes Terry Sweetman.

‘Extraordinary’: Aussie climber rescued in NZ

‘Extraordinary’: Aussie climber rescued in NZ

AN AUSTRALIAN man trapped on a New Zealand mountain by severe weather since last week has been found alive in what’s been described as a miraculous tale of...

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