Tourism

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Luxury resort now left derelict

Luxury resort now left derelict

AT ONE time this was a shining jewel of Australian tourism. But now it sits eerily abandoned with an uncertain future.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Qld tourism boom worth billions

Qld tourism boom worth billions

Southeast Queensland tourism is in a purple patch with rising visitor numbers and big projects coming — meet the people charged with ensuring good times last.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

‘Drunk’ prank could get tourists 10 years in Thai jail

‘Drunk’ prank could get tourists 10 years in Thai jail

A TRAVELLER says she’s terrified in Thailand as she and a mate face a decade behind bars for a simple mistake on a night out.

Thu 25 Oct 2018

Sick truth behind cute tourist picture

Sick truth behind cute tourist picture

IT’S marketed as a cute and harmless holiday activity but in reality it’s covering up a vile secret.

Nothing beats this: $165 flights to Hawaii

Nothing beats this: $165 flights to Hawaii

Aloha, holiday! Flights to Hawaii have never been quite this cheap before — plus there’s a stack of other hot destinations on sale, too.

Wed 24 Oct 2018

Sinister reason men flock to this island

Sinister reason men flock to this island

GROWING numbers of male tourists are heading to the Caribbean’s most popular destination for sun, sand and sex — with children.

$5 packing secret saving travellers hundreds

$5 packing secret saving travellers hundreds

It was over dinner one night when this traveller let her packing trick slip and what she revealed was pure genius. This is how to look luxe for less.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Holiday sins: The 7 new rules of travel

Holiday sins: The 7 new rules of travel

Think you’re a good traveller? If you’re not following these seven pieces of travel advice, take note. This will change how you holiday forever.

Aussie island the world wants to visit right now

Aussie island the world wants to visit right now

Everywhere Prince Harry and Meghan go, the world follows. Now this stunning spot — once a locals’ secret — has hit the global spotlight.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

What’s at stake at this year’s Gold Coast 600

What’s at stake at this year’s Gold Coast 600

NO matter who crosses the finish line first, history will note this year’s Gold Coast 600 as the end of an era.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

The everyday medicines that can get you locked up

The everyday medicines that can get you locked up

THESE everyday items are perfectly legal in Australia. But in places like the US, Greece and Thailand, they make us criminals.

Leading CQ tourism operator dies suddenly on family holiday

Leading CQ tourism operator dies suddenly on family holiday

Highly respected industry leader 'left her mark on many people far and wide'

WATCH: What it's like to swim with whale sharks

WATCH: What it's like to swim with whale sharks

VIDEO: 'As I slipped into the tropical waters and peered through my snorkel mask, I audibly gasped.'

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Woman shamed for gross mid-air act

Woman shamed for gross mid-air act

WHEN video of this plane passenger was shared online, thousands of people responded with anger — and disgust.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Jetstar’s got $249 flights to Hawaii but this is better

Jetstar’s got $249 flights to Hawaii but this is better

Bali, Hawaii, Gold Coast ... our favourite holiday destinations are looking hotter than ever with this new sale. But it’s not only flights you can save on.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Something’s missing from flight SQ22

Something’s missing from flight SQ22

A MARATHON flight of nearly 19 hours is launching this week — and there’s a familiar feature you won’t see on board.

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

Reason you’re paying more for airfares

THERE’S a very good chance you paid more for your airline ticket than the person sitting next to you on the flight. This is the reason why.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Seinfeld solved my worst travel problem

Seinfeld solved my worst travel problem

George Costanza might have thought of it first, but people all over the world have picked up and run with his idea — and this traveller says it’s a game changer

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

CLOSURE dates designed to protect coral reef fin fish have been set for the next five years.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Man’s harness snaps during death-defying stunt

Man’s harness snaps during death-defying stunt

THIS is the terrifying moment a tourist’s safety harness snaps off during a risky stunt at 150 metres.

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