Travel News

Tue 22 Sep 2020

Qld quarantine hub to launch international routes

Premium Content Qld quarantine hub to launch international routes

Direct international flights could return to Cairns from multiple locations as a bid for the city to host 1000 quarantine travellers at once heats up.

Hottest school holiday destinations and must-do road trips

Premium Content Hottest school holiday destinations and must-do road trips

New data has revealed something every Queenslander has always known – we love Queensland! So it’s certainly not a bad thing that we can’t go anywhere else.

Push to build Australia’s ‘Big Bacon’ in Kingaroy

Premium Content Push to build Australia’s ‘Big Bacon’ in Kingaroy

A PETITION is currently circulating to bring Kingaroy the greatest thing we never knew we needed - the giant strip of Aussie bacon.

Sun 20 Sep 2020

Are these the world’s dumbest travellers?

Are these the world’s dumbest travellers?

Tourists can be embarrassing, but every now and then a traveller does something so jaw-droppingly stupid it makes headlines, like these folks.

Sat 19 Sep 2020

WATCH: Frightening moments family spent stranded at sea

Premium Content WATCH: Frightening moments family spent stranded at sea

UPDATE: Eight people feared missing at sea have since returned home uninjured.

Top spots to visit in Queensland these school holidays

Premium Content Top spots to visit in Queensland these school holidays

There haven’t been many positives for the tourism scene this year, but industry leaders are buoyed by a ‘silver lining’ to the coronavirus pandemic.

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Stunt plane, helicopter crash on Coast runway

Premium Content Stunt plane, helicopter crash on Coast runway

A plane and a helicopter have collided on the runway at a Sunshine Coast airport.

Why this seaplane crashed with 11 people on-board

Premium Content Why this seaplane crashed with 11 people on-board

The plane crashed into trees on an island in the Whitsundays.

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Aussies’ extreme move after bumped flight

Aussies’ extreme move after bumped flight

An Aussie couple left homeless and jobless in New Zealand were left with “no choice” but to fly to the UK to wait out their return home.

Qantas launch $787 ‘border-free’ flight

Qantas launch $787 ‘border-free’ flight

If you’re missing the little luxuries experienced at 38,000 feet – Qantas have launched a new seven-hour flight that will scratch that itch.

Premier kept in dark as quarantine role ramped up

Premium Content Premier kept in dark as quarantine role ramped up

The Federal Government has announced it will increase the number of Aussies stuck overseas who can return home. It just failed to talk to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk...

Big problem with Dreamworld’s grand reopening

Premium Content Big problem with Dreamworld’s grand reopening

There were massive lines for Dreamworld’s reopening after a six-month coronavirus shutdown. But many visitors were disappointed when they finally got inside.

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Plan to lift arrival caps for Aussies stranded overseas

Premium Content Plan to lift arrival caps for Aussies stranded overseas

Australians stranded overseas could be handed a lifeline after the states were asked to increase the numbers of returning travellers.

Tourist attraction people whinge most about

Tourist attraction people whinge most about

It’s one of the world’s top bucket list items — but this iconic landmark is also the most complained-about tourist attraction.

Huge lines as Dreamworld reopens doors

Premium Content Huge lines as Dreamworld reopens doors

Eager fans lined up for hours this morning waiting for Dreamworld to reopen its doors after a six-month closure. SEE THE PICTURES

Good news for stranded Aussies

Good news for stranded Aussies

Almost 25,000 Aussies are stuck overseas after the coronavirus pandemic caused havoc to flights. Now, there’s a plan to get more of them home.

Groups turned away from school holiday hot-spots

Premium Content Groups turned away from school holiday hot-spots

At least 100 holiday makers have had to cancel their holidays on North Stradbroke Island as families gear up for a Queensland-bound school holiday.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Airline sued over ‘young, blonde’ hosties

Airline sued over ‘young, blonde’ hosties

Two flight attendants are taking their boss to court, say they were overlooked for “plum” flights with VIPs in favour of younger, blonder crew.

Tourism empire unravells

Premium Content Tourism empire unravells

Tourism identities Bruce and Margaret Nicholls once ferried holidaymakers and corporate partygoers on a luxury yacht to their resort. Now it's all crumbling.

Schoolies influx in Byron could be a ‘recipe for disaster’

Premium Content Schoolies influx in Byron could be a ‘recipe for disaster’

Top cop, mayor and health boss all urge Schoolies to stay away and party another day.

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