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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Now tourist can explore an incredible underwater at Great Barrier Reef in Australia with the Uber app.  scUber will showcase ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local ... Read More

North Queensland tourists are grounded with help of a beautiful Aboriginal model

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Tourism North Queensland wants its visitors to feel grounded. A beautiful young and pure Australian lady made the cover of ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have ... Read More

A toadfish attacked and injured two tourists at Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019

The Whitsunday Islands are one of the most famous tourist regions in Queensland, Australia. Beaches at this usually peaceful scenic ... Read More

Thousands heading to Queensland for a two-minute solar eclipse

editor editor- November 13, 2012

Thousands of people are heading to Queensland in the hope of seeing a two-minute solar eclipse in the early hours ... Read More

Queensland at risk of becoming “Spain of Australian states”

editor editor- July 25, 2012

Queensland's finances are in a "shambles" but it is not Spain, according to a tourism industry insider. Read More

Premier aims to make Queensland number one ecotourism destination

editor editor- June 30, 2012

Ecotourism is well and truly back on the agenda in Queensland with the completion of the DestinationQ Key Action Plan ... Read More

Queensland proposes new safety laws for diving industry

editor editor- January 19, 2012

Queensland's reef-tourism operators could be forced to have at least two head-counting systems to ensure tourists aren't left at sea. Read More

Queensland tourism bounces back, thanks to mining industry

editor editor- January 10, 2012

The weather crisis of 2011 was blamed for a serious downturn in tourism and, while visitor numbers fell sharply last ... Read More

Tourists shunning Queensland this Christmas

editor editor- December 12, 2011

Tourists are shunning Queensland this Christmas with research showing wet weather and bargain hunting are having an impact. Read More

Tourism Queensland: Time to learn Mandarin

editor editor- October 25, 2011

Mandarin should be offered as a subject in Queensland schools if the state is going to get its piece of ... Read More

Royal visit to put Brisbane back on the map for foreign tourists

editor editor- September 26, 2011

Queensland's tourism industry says Queen Elizabeth's visit next month will help put Brisbane back on the map for international tourists. Read More

Australia Tourism Cashes in on Double Win with Ben Southall

- May 30, 2011

Winner of 2009 Best Job in the World, Ben Southall has created another opportunity for tourism in the Great Barrier ... Read More

Tourism Queensland launches “Million Dollar Memo”

editor editor- March 19, 2011

LONDON, England - Tourism Queensland, the tourist board behind the multi award-winning Best Job in the World campaign, today launches ... Read More

Queensland is open and ready to welcome visitors

editor editor- February 24, 2011

SYDNEY, Australia - After making headlines around the world for the recent floods and cyclone, the largely unaffected world-famous travel ... Read More

Bligh: Queensland open for business despite disasters

editor editor- February 14, 2011

Premier Anna Bligh will today convene critical talks in Sydney with national tourism leaders to assure them and their clients ... Read More

Queensland tourism ready to welcome visitors after Yasi

editor editor- February 9, 2011

Tourism Queensland is pulling out all the stops to help mitigate the effects of tropical cyclone Yasi on Queensland’s tourism ... Read More

UN: Disaster risk preparedness helped Australia prevent cyclone casualties

editor editor- February 5, 2011

A high level of disaster risk awareness, preparedness and planning helped prevent casualties when Tropical Cyclone Yasi struck north-eastern Australia ... Read More

Tropical Cyclone Yasi brings more flooding to Queensland

editor editor- February 4, 2011

Tropical Storm Yasi brought heavy rains and flooding to the already-soaked region of Queensland in Australia, and another 4 to ... Read More

JAL-Jetstar codeshare adds Gold Coast Australia to international network

editor editor- November 25, 2010

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Jetstar Airways (Jetstar) have reached an agreement to expand their codeshare partnership to include flights operated ... Read More

Queensland cop gets jail for brutal assaults on tourists

editor editor- October 13, 2010

Canberra - Australian police have released disturbing video footage of a senior officer's assaults on aalleged offenders at Airlie Beach ... Read More

Queensland is more cruisy than ever

editor editor- September 2, 2010

Queensland is more cruisy than ever and there's a good dollar in it for regional areas from Townsville and the ... Read More

Wooing Middle Eastern tourists in Queensland

editor editor- August 17, 2010

A Ramadan evening lounge where Muslims can meet after a day's fasting will open in a premier Gold Coast hotel ... Read More

Rescuing Queensland’s tourism – just the job for Rudd

editor editor- June 29, 2010

Prime Minister Julia Gillard's reshuffle is a lost opportunity to ramp up the Labor Government's commitment to tourism. Read More

Tourism windfall delivered to Brisbane courtesy of Tiger Airways

editor editor- March 29, 2010

Queensland Tourism Minister Peter Lawlor is hoping three new Tiger Airways Brisbane- bound flights will increase the city's tourism appeal. Read More

Tourism Queensland’s BEST JOB IN THE WORLD wins Best Worldwide PR campaign award

editor editor- February 4, 2010

NEW YORK – Tourism Queensland’s THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD took home two Platinum awards and a Best of ... Read More

Queensland tourists: Cyclone? What cyclone?

editor editor- January 25, 2010

HUNDREDS of tourists partied in Port Douglas, many blissfully unaware of any cyclone threat, as it hit the coast with ... Read More

Deadly jellyfish can become a threat to Queensland’s tourism

editor editor- January 13, 2010

Swimmers in far north Queensland have long lived with the threat of irukandji and box jellyfish stings, but the dangerous ... Read More

Queensland’s tourism targets China, New Zealand

editor editor- January 11, 2010

The Fraser Coast can expect a major influx of visitors from China and New Zealand if a $7 million State ... Read More

Queensland government to establish eco-tourism operations

editor editor- November 25, 2009

LOW-impact holiday accommodation will be built in or adjacent to seven national parks in Queensland under a State Government plan ... Read More

Tourists in Queensland warned of ‘monster’ shark

editor editor- October 28, 2009

Tourists holidaying in the Australian state of Queensland have been warned to stay out of the water by authorities who ... Read More

More tourism jobs lost in Queensland

editor editor- October 2, 2009

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show more jobs were lost in Queensland's tourism industry in the June quarter. Read More