Tourism

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.

UNCOVERED: Shipwrecks of the Coffs Coast

premium_icon UNCOVERED: Shipwrecks of the Coffs Coast

Laying buried beneath the sands and waves of the Coffs Coast is a treasure trove of history chartering tragic moments of maritime disaster. SPECIAL INTERACTIVE

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.

Tourism operators targeted with business workshop

Tourism operators targeted with business workshop

The workshop is due to be held on May 8 and will help those employed in the tourism industry work together on packaging and bundling to benefit businesses.

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.

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Alert warns Fraser Island visitors about dangers of stingers

Alert warns Fraser Island visitors about dangers of stingers

The alert said several visitors to the island had been stung recently, with symptoms requiring paramedic attention.

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 26 Mar 2018

Room to grow fast in Gatton

Room to grow fast in Gatton

Room Motels Gatton is expanding its accommodation just a year after opening its doors

Sat 24 Mar 2018

House Rules stars head home for Big Skies Festival

House Rules stars head home for Big Skies Festival

THE inaugural Big Skies Festival is less than six weeks away and will kick off with the renowned Dalby Picnic Races.

Tue 20 Mar 2018

Fraser Coast icon makes Queensland Bucket List

Fraser Coast icon makes Queensland Bucket List

EXPERIENCE Oz and New Zealand has named the top 100 experiences on the Queensland Bucket List and a Fraser Coast icon came in at number six.

Fri 16 Mar 2018

MARYBOROUGH PROUD: Tech Challenge is jewel in tourism crown

MARYBOROUGH PROUD: Tech Challenge is jewel in tourism crown

The Fraser Coast Technology Challenge has become on of the city’s largest events – particularly its blue ribbon event is the Human Powered Vehicle race.

Thu 15 Mar 2018

Bay's iconic sharks are on the move

Bay's iconic sharks are on the move

It is now in the safe hands of those who love Hervey Bay's history the most.

Wed 14 Mar 2018

Woo-hoo! Australia Zoo announces first ever water park

Woo-hoo! Australia Zoo announces first ever water park

THE Sunshine Coast's favourite zoo is continuing to expand and is now set to add a kids' water park to the tourist attraction.

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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