Travel News

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Mistake costs Gogglebox star his holiday

Mistake costs Gogglebox star his holiday

A former Gogglebox star has had to forego his US holiday because of one simple mistake. And it’s a lesson to other travellers.

Airline’s creepy pre-flight demand

Airline’s creepy pre-flight demand

An airline that asked a woman to have a pregnancy test at the airport before boarding her flight has given a bizarre explanation why.

Stunning heritage decision on historic arcade

premium_icon Stunning heritage decision on historic arcade

The future of the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade remains uncertain on the back of a council application

HEY BILL: Marking 50 years on Noosa Main Beach

premium_icon HEY BILL: Marking 50 years on Noosa Main Beach

“I go down to the beach every day, and every day it changes – the view, the wind, the sand and the people. It’s just paradise.”

Sat 11 Jan 2020

Carnage in Mt Everest’s traffic jams

Carnage in Mt Everest’s traffic jams

The summit of Mt Everest is a strange place for a human traffic jam. Those who survived the mountain’s deadliest year describe the chaos up there.

NZ PM tucks into Queensland’s best produce

premium_icon NZ PM tucks into Queensland’s best produce

Popular New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern enjoyed a day out at Mount Tamborine on Friday, sampling Queensland beers, wine and cheeses

QLD’s desperate plea to Donald Trump

QLD’s desperate plea to Donald Trump

Queensland’s Premier has begged President Donald Trump to reconsider a warning he’s issued to tourists travelling to Australia.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Flight turned back after man’s alleged outburst

premium_icon Flight turned back after man’s alleged outburst

A Jetstar plane has been forced to turn around mid-flight after the alleged angry outburst of a man onboard, with passengers now facing a 15-hour delay.

Google reveals top 10 holiday location with bushfire warning

Google reveals top 10 holiday location with bushfire warning

Google have revealed the top-10 trending holiday destinations for 2020 – but the global message around visiting Australia should have us worried.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Man hospitalised after sting from most dangerous jellyfish

premium_icon Man hospitalised after sting from most dangerous jellyfish

A popular island has had its second sting of the year from one of the world’s most dangerous jellyfish.

Tourism to take a hit as bushfires trigger US travel alert

premium_icon Tourism to take a hit as bushfires trigger US travel alert

In a move that’s worrying tourism operators, the US has raised its travel alert warning to citizens visiting Australia due to the bushfires.

Japan-bound flight cancelled due to lightning strike

premium_icon Japan-bound flight cancelled due to lightning strike

Alternative arrangements have been made for Jetstar passengers after a flight from Osaka was struck by lighting on the way to Cairns Airport this morning.

Secret you never knew about plane movies

Secret you never knew about plane movies

Before take off most of us have already made a short list of movies to keep us entertained but it’s what airlines do behind the scenes that will surprise you.

You don’t expect to see this on a cruise ship

You don’t expect to see this on a cruise ship

Cruise ship companies are going next level to try to attract the family dollar. This attraction is something you’d never expect to see at sea.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

‘We are already doing much better than last year’

premium_icon ‘We are already doing much better than last year’

A wave of tourists from NSW have helped cement the Gold Coast’s reputation as Australia’s tourist capital, with businesses reporting a big jump this summer.

Tue 7 Jan 2020

Dingo encounters ‘inevitable’ and ‘benign’ on Fraser Island

premium_icon Dingo encounters ‘inevitable’ and ‘benign’ on Fraser Island

COOLOOLA and Fraser Coast dingo conservationists respond to concern over official statistics showing an upsurge in “incidents”

Mon 6 Jan 2020

The bartender who changed my mind about cruising

The bartender who changed my mind about cruising

She boarded doing so much eye-rolling she looked like she was having a stroke. Then Emma Markezic met the bartender who changed everything.

Sat 4 Jan 2020

At $65k, this is the ultimate glamping

premium_icon At $65k, this is the ultimate glamping

Why leave the comforts of home behind when you can take them with you? These are the families who take camping very seriously.

Thu 2 Jan 2020

What’s luring crowds back to Dreamworld

premium_icon What’s luring crowds back to Dreamworld

After struggling since the Thunder River Rapids tragedy, there are good signs for Dreamworld as its sister theme park prepares to throw open its new precinct.

Discover rich history and ‘magic’ of Bunya Mountains

premium_icon Discover rich history and ‘magic’ of Bunya Mountains

The unique natural wonder has been a popular meeting place throughout history, and is now both a natural and cultural hub.

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