Travel News

    What can save our tourism from viral effect

    premium_icon What can save our tourism from viral effect

    Coronavirus could be biggest threat to Qld tourism since SARS

    Outrage over crackdown on gay-friendly hotels

    premium_icon Outrage over crackdown on gay-friendly hotels

    Gay-friendly hotels subjected to hate campaign.

    Family told they’re ‘too fat to fly’ business

    Family told they’re ‘too fat to fly’ business

    Thai Airways banned women from business class because of weight

    ’Difficult’: Fans react to Insta couple split

    ’Difficult’: Fans react to Insta couple split

    ’Incredibly difficult’: Fans react to Instagram couple’s shock split

    Guides

      PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

      Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

      Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

      AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

      VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

      All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

      premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

      CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

      Five of the best to places to bushwalk

      Popular pass time offers something for everyone

      Tourism

        One business is about to kick off the mother of all recruitment drives in pursuit of 110 new staff members over the next 50 days.

        premium_icon Hotel’s push to find 110 staff in 50 days

        A hotel is seeking to hire 110 staff in 50 days.

        A major push is on to give land status to a sandbank which has become a tourist attraction and a roosting spot for migratory birds.

        premium_icon Gold Coast’s newest island revealed

        Push for tourist attraction 'Curlew Island' to be Coast's newest island

        Guests staying at a Sri Lankan hotel had to contend with an unexpected guest when a wild elephant took a stroll through the lobby.

        Guest stunned by hotel intruder

        Did you hear the one about the beast that walked into a hotel room?

        Australia will hire international celebrities and reality TV stars to promote fire-affected communities and reboot the damaged tourism industry.

        premium_icon ‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

        New data reveals bookings to holiday hot spots have plummeted