WATCH: Elephant flings tourist into air in Thailand

THIS is the painful moment a woman was launched into the air by a seemingly gentle elephant.

Summer draws up to 10,000 to Rainbow Beach

POPULAR SPOT: Swedes Jakob Friedrich, Jakob Pettersson and Emma Andersson at Rainbow.

Australia Day is set to give Rainbow one last boost for summer.

MP's grand plan for Mackay, Whitsunday's tourist market

Whitsuday MP Jason Costigan is proposing a tourist drive that takes in Kinchant, Teemburra, Eungella and Peter Faust dams and the proposed Urannah dam.

Bid to create tourist drive linking dams in Mackay hinterland.

Noosa revels in 30% tourism revenue boost

Tourists enjoying the hospitality on Hastings St, Noosa Heads.

Tourist industry is finding economic growth is a numbers game

Dreamworld is no 'ghost town' as crowds return

Dreamworld is no ghost town say readers.

WE reported prices were slashed but still the crowds didn't come

Two flights for the price of one

There are more than 15,000 airfares on sale across 18 routes

Sea scooter safari at Tangalooma Island Resort

The Tangalooma wrecks just off Moreton Island are an awesome place to see marine life.

Sea Scooter Safari of wrecks at Tangalooma Island Resort on Moreton Island

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Dunedin's Otago Museum Tropical Forest

The entrance to the Otago Museum

The Butterfly enclosure in the Otago museum is a popular part of their Discovery...

Get in the swim in Dunedin

Surfers get ready to take on the waves at St Clair beach in Dunedin.

From the Moana Pool, to the beach at St Clair, there's plenty of places to get wet...

Cadbury World in Dunedin

Cadbury World is located in the centre of Dunedin, New Zealand, at the Cadbury factory site. The visitor centre is a colourful and educational environment with chocolate-themed displays where you can learn about the history of Cadbury and chocolate through the ages. The Cadbury Tour is a must-do while in Dunedinjust look for the purple silo or follow the scent of chocolaty goodness drifting over the city.

Take a tour of the Cadbury Factory in the heart of Dunedin where every step has...

Dunedin's Blue Penguins

Blue penguins come ashore on the Otago Peninsula.

Take a look at the cutest tourist attraction - Dunedin's blue penguins as they...

Larnach Castle in Dunedin

Larnach Castle in Dunedin.

Take a walk through Dunedin's historic Larnach Castle, fully restored and open to...