Tourism

Tue 29 Dec 2020

Silver lining to Queensland’s border chaos

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Border delays could be an “upside in a dark chapter” for the state’s tourism industry. But the State Government’s looming border decision will be crucial.

Sat 26 Dec 2020

Luxury rentals empty as tourists ditch iconic holiday spot

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Nervous Sydneysiders have cancelled around 17 per cent of their Christmas bookings to Noosa.

Thu 24 Dec 2020

LIVE: Sydney 'no longer a hot spot': NT

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As NSW recorded nine new cases, the Northern Territory declared Sydney was no longer a hot spot and details emerged about how Aussies will receive the vaccine.

Wed 23 Dec 2020

Tourism minister roasted over comment

Tourism minister roasted over comment

Queensland’s Opposition Leader has let fly at the Tourism Minister after he called on locked-out Sydneysiders to cancel their bookings.

Tourism jobs plunge to lowest levels

Tourism jobs plunge to lowest levels

Tourism jobs have plunged to their lowest ever September levels with new figures revealing which occupations were hit hardest by COVID-19.

Fury as Tourism Minister holidays while industry suffers

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Queensland’s newly appointed Tourism Minister has been forced to return from a holiday after facing backlash for abandoning the industry in its “hour of need”.

Tue 22 Dec 2020

Bookings wipeout: Border chaos to cost millions

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Queensland tourism operators face a $250m king hit from the latest border closure, with the latest move threatening to last the entire holidays.

Mon 21 Dec 2020

Move over Byron, Ballina: There’s a new tourism hotspot

Premium Content Move over Byron, Ballina: There’s a new tourism hotspot

One previously unfashionable town in the tourism stakes has moved up the rankings.

Back off Byron, 1770 doesn’t want to be ‘celebrity hotspot’

Premium Content Back off Byron, 1770 doesn’t want to be ‘celebrity hotspot’

A suggestion that 1770 could become the next Byron Bay has been dismissed by locals.

‘SPECTACULAR’: First ride on Sea World’s Vortex

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Buckle up thrillseekers – the Gold Coast’s newest theme park ride opens today in the first stage of a $50 million new precinct of attractions.

Fri 18 Dec 2020

‘Kick in the guts’: Tourism fears amidst police crackdown

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Police will increase traffic stops as Queensland tourism leaders stay hopeful a Sydney COVID-19 outbreak will not stop a surge in tourists from the south.

Thu 17 Dec 2020

Indigenous tourism puts history at our fingertips

Indigenous tourism puts history at our fingertips

Indigenous tourism is gaining popularity as locals and visitors alike seek a greater understanding of our city and its history and culture.

Tue 15 Dec 2020

The parts of Fraser Island you can visit from today

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Hopes are high for a last-minute rush of Christmas bookings as Fraser Island reopens after devastating fires. WHERE YOU CAN GO

Mon 14 Dec 2020

ULTRA LUXURY: Developer’s $60m plan for iconic destination

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A high profile developer has unveiled a $60 million plan to build an ultra luxury resort and homes in this iconic destination — and the vision is incredible.

Sun 13 Dec 2020

Big bungle with Dan‘s freebie plan

Big bungle with Dan‘s freebie plan

Daniel Andrews’ pre-Christmas travel voucher perk for tired Victorians has launched with utter confusion after his team forgot one crucial element.

Sat 12 Dec 2020

$4b golden summer to sizzle for Qld tourism

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Queensland’s embattled tourism industry has been handed an early Christmas present, with projections of a gigantic windfall as Kiwis join the throngs visiting.

Fri 11 Dec 2020

No vacancy: Towns all booked out in tourism revival

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After a year of being locked down, hordes of Aussie holiday-makers are frantically snapping up getaway hotspots.

Thu 10 Dec 2020

Tourist tidal wave as passenger numbers surge

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Queensland is bracing for a flood of tourists, with one airport expecting a ten-fold increase of passenger numbers as southerners flock to the Sunshine State.

Wed 9 Dec 2020

No travel bubble talks until chief health officer gives the nod

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New state Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe will not say whether Queensland can look forward to any travel bubble with New Zealand.

Tue 8 Dec 2020

Tourist’s pain: ‘It’s a long way to fly not to see the reef’

Premium Content Tourist’s pain: ‘It’s a long way to fly not to see the reef’

They flew into Cairns with dreams of visiting the Great Barrier Reef — but what happened was a huge disappointment.

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