Tourism

Thu 10 Sep 2020

Qantas rallies 20,000 stood-down staff in border battle

Premium Content Qantas rallies 20,000 stood-down staff in border battle

Qantas has urged its 20,000 stood-down staff and 10,000 suppliers to sign a petition calling on states and territories to re-open their borders.

Sat 5 Sep 2020

State’s $5.5m Straddie ‘game changer’

Premium Content State’s $5.5m Straddie ‘game changer’

A new ferry terminal at the popular Howard Smith Wharves precinct could pave the way for a 40-minute community between the Moreton Bay islands and Brisbane’s CBD.

Catch my disease? We say no thanks to Sydney-siders

Premium Content Catch my disease? We say no thanks to Sydney-siders

OPINION: With NSW school holidays rapidly approaching, Sydney-siders will be heading here. But should they?

Fears for island’s tourism future amid corporation row

Premium Content Fears for island’s tourism future amid corporation row

Iconic destinations on Moreton Island could be closed to tourists, and businesses sent bankrupt if a controversial indigenous corporation is handed new power.

Wed 2 Sep 2020

How restoring reef and forest can save tourism industry

Premium Content How restoring reef and forest can save tourism industry

A proposed $255 million stimulus package to restore oceans and rainforest has been launched as a way forward out of coronavirus doldrums for the tourist sector.

Teewah: ‘As soon as he left they got back on the p---’

Premium Content Teewah: ‘As soon as he left they got back on the p---’

Trouble in paradise continues south of Rainbow Beach as idiotic and dangerous behaviour threatens lives and destroys the serenity

$300m of new attractions opening in time for Christmas

Premium Content $300m of new attractions opening in time for Christmas

From lush tropical resorts to epic bushwalking adventures, dozens of new or updated attractions have been fast-tracked to open in time for the summer holidays.

Tue 1 Sep 2020

‘Disgraceful’ plan for Aussie landmark

‘Disgraceful’ plan for Aussie landmark

There’s a warning “the most important public space in the country” could be ruined by “multibillionaires” and the Government making cosy deals.

Fri 28 Aug 2020

$15b at stake: Business leaders apply pressure on borders

Premium Content $15b at stake: Business leaders apply pressure on borders

Business heavy hitters have joined forces to pressure states and territories to ease border restrictions, as the Prime Minister flags a united approach.

Why pop idol Kylie Minogue is ‘visiting’ southwest shire

Premium Content Why pop idol Kylie Minogue is ‘visiting’ southwest shire

A council in southwest Queensland has “enlisted” Australian pop idol Kylie Minogue to help encourage tourists back into the region.

Thu 27 Aug 2020

Must do: Qld’s top tourist attraction revealed

Premium Content Must do: Qld’s top tourist attraction revealed

Queensland’s top tourist attraction has been revealed by RACQ, and it might not be what you’d expect.

Wed 26 Aug 2020

What a stickhead! Tourist tries to lure killer crocs

Premium Content What a stickhead! Tourist tries to lure killer crocs

THIS absolute crochead was asking for trouble when he slapped the water with a stick and turned his back to the water to take selfies at the notorious Cahills Crossing...

No joy yet in Pumicestone Passage flight battle

Premium Content No joy yet in Pumicestone Passage flight battle

A popular seaplane business with international recognition still faces a battle to take flight from a prized environmental asset.

Fri 21 Aug 2020

Revealed: how the Reef is really doing

Premium Content Revealed: how the Reef is really doing

Is it dying or thriving? The state of the Great Barrier Reef has become a hot button topic, but a report out today gives the most complete picture.

Thu 20 Aug 2020

Tourism bosses: Qld ‘biggest loser’ from border closures

Premium Content Tourism bosses: Qld ‘biggest loser’ from border closures

Two tourism industry leaders have called for nationally consistent rules on when to reopen the states’ borders, as they brand Queensland “the biggest loser”.

Mon 17 Aug 2020

Hope for troubled Dunk Island mega project

Premium Content Hope for troubled Dunk Island mega project

A tourism leader says there is optimism for the multimillion-dollar redevelopment of Dunk Island and Mission Beach, despite the latest difficulties.

Drama behind tourism boss’s shock exit

Premium Content Drama behind tourism boss’s shock exit

Annaliese Battista’s sudden resignation as Gold Coast tourism boss came after a spectacular fallout with several key corporate heavyweights.

Sat 15 Aug 2020

Aussie mum stranded in ‘rape capital’

Aussie mum stranded in ‘rape capital’

A Sydney mum is stranded in the “rape capital of the world” after she was kicked off a flight because of Australia’s harsh virus restrictions.

Fri 14 Aug 2020

Queensland’s bucket list plan to save jobs

Premium Content Queensland’s bucket list plan to save jobs

As Queensland’s unemployment rate surges to the worst in the nation and our tourism industry crumbles, there’s a new plan that could save thousands of jobs.

Thu 13 Aug 2020

Feds tell Palaszczuk: Your job to save tourism

Premium Content Feds tell Palaszczuk: Your job to save tourism

Gold Coast businesses are demanding Brisbane come up with a recovery plan after a federal minister said it would be up to state governments to save operators smashed by...

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