Tourism

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Couple’s mid-air love story goes viral

Couple’s mid-air love story goes viral

A WOMAN’S simple seating request on her flight home may have led to the creation of one of the world’s greatest modern day love stories.

Why a pyramid dive site could work

premium_icon Why a pyramid dive site could work

Mayor’s unique idea for a Gold Coast dive site may not be so crazy after all, as leading dive figures throw their weight behind the ambitious project.

Is this what we want the Reef to look like?

Is this what we want the Reef to look like?

Time is running out to save the Great Barrier Reef with a new report highlighting how much damage climate change has already done.

Tue 3 Jul 2018

Having a whale of a time in Keppels

premium_icon Having a whale of a time in Keppels

Cap Coast moving in on Hervey Bay whale-watching territory

Sun 1 Jul 2018

The town where tourists vanish

The town where tourists vanish

RYAN Chambers was a 21-year-old backpacker when he was last seen. The South Australian is not the only person to vanish here.

Sat 30 Jun 2018

We're on Tobruk's side... but so is she

premium_icon We're on Tobruk's side... but so is she

THE State Government has labelled the scuttling of ex-HMAS Tobruk as "successful"; despite the fact she came to rest on her starboard side.

Thu 28 Jun 2018

Crucial thing to remember when travelling

Crucial thing to remember when travelling

A NEW report shows cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism industry. And if you’re not careful, it could turn your next holiday upside-down.

Tourists banned over skimpy outfits

Tourists banned over skimpy outfits

ALL tourists are now banned from a popular attraction in Asia, thanks this provocative display by two women caught on camera.

How you can see sinking of the Tobruk

premium_icon How you can see sinking of the Tobruk

The Spirit of Hervey bay and the Boat Club’s Adventure Cruises will each travel out to the spot where the Tobruk will be sent to its final resting place.

Wed 27 Jun 2018

Spyhopping whale stuns tourists off boat

Spyhopping whale stuns tourists off boat

IT’S the photo every whale watcher dreams of. A whale launches itself out of the water, right in front of your boat.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Minister fast tracks decision on $1.2b Hummock resort

Minister fast tracks decision on $1.2b Hummock resort

THE state government will make a final decision regarding the proposed resort development on Hummock Hill Island in a matter of months - instead of years.

Mon 18 Jun 2018

$1.2b island resort developers appeal council rejection

$1.2b island resort developers appeal council rejection

THE developer behind a $1.2 billion island resort on the city's doorstep is appealing Gladstone Regional Council's rejection of its development application.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Twist in mysterious cliff deaths

Twist in mysterious cliff deaths

MORE details have emerged about the three bodies found at a world famous tourist attraction, highlighting the dark history of the famed beauty spot.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

BUNDABERG FIRST: Luxury cruise ship sails into port

premium_icon BUNDABERG FIRST: Luxury cruise ship sails into port

IN A first for Bundaberg, and three years in the making, a 338-foot luxury cruise ship will sail into our port on Saturday.

Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

Group's push to transform Agnes and 1770

THE Gladstone Development Board has thrown its support behind bolstering up the struggling coastal tourism towns Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Bodies found at popular tourist cliff site

Bodies found at popular tourist cliff site

A bizarre tragedy is unfolding at a world famous tourist destination where three bodies have been found.

UNCOVERED: Shipwrecks of the Coffs Coast

premium_icon UNCOVERED: Shipwrecks of the Coffs Coast

Laying buried beneath the sands and waves of the Coffs Coast is a treasure trove of history chartering tragic moments of maritime disaster. SPECIAL INTERACTIVE

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Fury over racist ‘backpacker-free zone’ poster

Fury over racist ‘backpacker-free zone’ poster

BACKPACKERS have expressed their anger over a racist poster that declares a Queensland town a “backpacker-free zone”.

Mega cruise terminal gets final green light

premium_icon Mega cruise terminal gets final green light

THE world’s biggest cruise liners will be regularly docking in Brisbane within two years after agreement was finally reached to build a $158 million terminal at...

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Why town doesn't deserve ignorant city bashing

Why town doesn't deserve ignorant city bashing

Stroking his imaginary hipster beard, a city journo saw an opportunity to mock M'boro on a national scale. Here's what we'd like him to know...

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