Tourism

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Coffs Harbour welcomes new Sealy Lookout attraction

Coffs Harbour welcomes new Sealy Lookout attraction

Forestry Corporation of NSW has revealed the timeline for the construction of the proposed Treetop Adventure Park that is set to be located at Sealy Lookout.

Thu 1 Mar 2018

Aussies caught in jet ski shootout on Thailand beach

Aussies caught in jet ski shootout on Thailand beach

TOURISTS lounging on a Thailand beach have fled in panic after a fatal shootout between two rival jet ski operators broke out. WARNING: Graphic content.

Wed 28 Feb 2018

'Not welcomed': Council hunts online for Airbnb hosts

'Not welcomed': Council hunts online for Airbnb hosts

NEARLY half the homes in at least one Noosa street are being listed online for short-term accommodation, Mayor Tony Wellington says.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Darwin: Just add water

Darwin: Just add water

Experience the Top End during the wet season for all its thunderous glory

Thu 1 Feb 2018

What no one told me about Bali: Tips from an Aussie traveller

What no one told me about Bali: Tips from an Aussie...

It’s cheap, has turquoise coloured waters and is easy to get around - right? This Australian traveller shares the biggest mistakes she made about Bali.

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Backpackers face jail over ‘sexy’ dancing

Backpackers face jail over ‘sexy’ dancing

FIVE backpackers face a year in Cambodian jail after being arrested for “pornographic dancing” near holy Angkor Wat temples.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

Paying it forward makes road smoother for travellers

Paying it forward makes road smoother for travellers

One of the nicest aspects of travel comes when you receive unexpected kindness, especially in countries where you do not expect to receive it.

Mon 22 Jan 2018

Calls to ditch ‘rain’ from weather forecasts

Calls to ditch ‘rain’ from weather forecasts

THE state’s tourism industry has attacked the weather bureau for being too negative, saying its language is discouraging tourists.

Fri 19 Jan 2018

Tourism operators invited to have their say on workforce

Tourism operators invited to have their say on workforce

GETTING the right people with the right skills will be the focus of a tourism forum later this month.

Thu 18 Jan 2018

Barossa Valley: 48-hour guide to food and wine

Barossa Valley: 48-hour guide to food and wine

Overwhelmed with the number of wineries in the Barossa? Here's Rae Wilson's pick of the bunch.

Tue 16 Jan 2018

Lifeguard's shocking 'fun police' abuse: F... off

Lifeguard's shocking 'fun police' abuse: F... off

A volunteer lifeguard at one of Auckland's most treacherous beaches has spoken out after he was abused by a beachgoer when he tried to direct him to safety.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

Tourism boss slams Coast business over 'scapegoat' claims

Tourism boss slams Coast business over 'scapegoat' claims

A MAJOR international tourism boss has lashed out at a Sunshine Coast organisation over scapegoat claims.

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