MELBOURNE - Australian tourists are being warned to rethink travelling to Indonesia after the country announced it would soon execute the Bali bombers.
Scattered around the shores of this tiny Polynesian island, many of the more than 900 male-shaped stone monoliths, called moai, can be found face-down rather than gazing calmly from an upright ...
In a blow to the Dunedin cruise-ship industry, the company behind the large ships which visit the country has pulled out of its Australasian commitments next season, at an estimated loss of $6.5 ...
A "nudge" by a scared shark has left a British tourist with slight injuries while diving at a marine park on Sydney's northern beaches.
The financial crisis has hit tourism - one of New Zealand's biggest earners - causing visitor numbers to plummet last month.
International recognition of Tasmania's remote and pristine Bay of Fires as the world's "hottest" destination could prove the greatest threat to its future survival, the area's local mayor is ...
Tourism chiefs have had to defend a new $40 million advertising campaign inspired by the film Australia after an expert criticised it for targeting city-dwelling white-collar professionals to the ...
A NEW charter airline plans to take arriving tourists straight from Honiara International Airport to their resorts - and bring them back to catch flights home.
It would strike terror into the hearts of most sane people but Australia's newest tourist attraction involves coming face to face underwater with giant saltwater crocodiles.
The Northern Marianas governor has slammed the treatment of 147 Chinese tourists, who were made to go through a drug search on arriving at Saipan International Airport last week.
Guam - A host of Chinese tourists are weighing the prospect of filing a lawsuit over an incident in Saipan, alleging racial discrimination, where drug enforcement agents and customs officers ...
Australia's controversial Where the bloody hell are ya? tourism campaign has largely been unsuccessful and now the Aussie marketers are trying a different tack to attract international ...
Home buyers might be smiling this morning at the prospect of their mortgage repayments being slashed, but the $24billion tourism industry - as well as other key exporters such as miners - stand to ...
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will ask the Federal Court to suspend Cairns-based airline Aero-Tropics from flying for 40 days.
Virgin's first Australian-based major international airline has postponed its launch by two and a half months.
Grand Hyatt Melbourne will partner with Melbourne Convention and Visitors Bureau (MCVB) to host a special Melbourne welcome cocktail function for AIME hosted buyers and media on Sunday, February ...
Every month many thousands of people are stranded across Victoria, Australia.
The world's most famous graffiti artist, Banksy, once said Melbourne's street art was arguably the nation's most significant contribution to the arts since the Aborigines' pencils were stolen.
Forestry Tasmania has renamed a tourist attraction near Smithton in the north west, to Tarkine Forest Adventures.
It believes the old name, Dismal Swamp, was putting tourists off.
Flying 'roo Qantas can't catch a break at the moment.
Queenstown's reputation for violence has raised fears that tourism may suffer not only in the southern town, but throughout the country.
Air New Zealand estimates it will save more than NZ$7.5 million in fuel and 16,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually by fitting performance-enhancing blended winglets on to its five Boeing ...
The global economic downturn and escalating fuel costs are affecting long-haul tourism from overseas, with foreign visitation numbers stagnating since the Sydney Olympics.
The Immigration Service says it's impractical to undertake the screening of short-term tourists which would have stopped a tourist entering New Zealand with an infectious illness.
The Queensland government is confident new dingo fences will protect residents and visitors to Fraser Island, where a three-year-old girl was bitten in the fifth dingo attack in 12 months.
Air New Zealand has once again raised the environmental bar for the airline industry after completing what was dubbed "one prefect flight" from Auckland to San Francisco last Friday.
Researchers fear tourists to Australia's dolphin-watching capital could be loving the popular marine mammals to death.
Air New Zealand is looking for a few bald-headed frequent fliers. It's all part of the company's new advertising venture.
The Tourism Industry Association has accused the Government of undervaluing New Zealand's "bedrock" export industry with a lowly minister and a lack of investment and kudos.
Authorities in French Polynesia are cracking down on the whale watching industry.
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