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Most popular destinations for transplant tourism: China, India, Pakistan

Most popular destinations for transplant tourism: China, India, Pakistan

Follow the money. This is true and this is the danger of transplant tourism. Concerns the Chinese Government still ... Read More

Habitat for Humanity Australia invites Australians to help Nepal

Habitat for Humanity Australia invites Australians to help Nepal

In recognition of International Women’s Day, Habitat for Humanity Australia is launching the Impact Build in Nepal, setting out ... Read More

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory joins UNWTO Observatory Network

Australia’s South West Sustainable Tourism Observatory, has officially become the latest member of the World Tourism Organization’s International Network ... Read More

Australian travel bloggers released from Iranian prison

Australian travel bloggers released from Iranian prison

Two Australian travel bloggers who were detained for three months after being arrested for flying a drone near a ... Read More

Melbourne Airport first in Australia to go ‘live’ with latest checkpoint scanners

Melbourne Airport first in Australia to go ‘live’ with latest checkpoint scanners

Melbourne Airport, in partnership with Smiths Detection, today announced that it has gone 'live' with the latest checkpoint screening ... Read More

Best in the world: Budapest Airport takes top prize at World Routes 2019 Awards

Best in the world: Budapest Airport takes top prize at World Routes 2019 Awards

The annual World Routes Awards took place at the Adelaide Convention Centre last night. The awards are highly regarded ... Read More

Accor merges Novotel and Ibis with a future hotel at Melbourne Airport

Accor merges Novotel and Ibis with a future hotel at Melbourne Airport

The first sod was turned today on the construction of a brand new hotel at Melbourne Airport to support ... Read More

Tourism Tropical North Queensland names new CEO

Tourism Tropical North Queensland names new CEO

Tourism professional Mark Olsen, who has been driving Brisbane’s 2031 vision as a destination, has been appointed Chief Executive ... Read More

One killed, 2 wounded as man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ goes on stabbing rampage in Sydney

One killed, 2 wounded as man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ goes on stabbing rampage in Sydney

Sydney police said that a man armed with a knife stabbed a woman in Sydney, Australia and tried to ... Read More

What Virgin Australia Airlines did to their Boeing 737-800 aircrafts?

What Virgin Australia Airlines did to their Boeing 737-800 aircrafts?

Virgin Australia Airlines is now the first airline in Australia to install Split Scimitar Winglets on its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 ... Read More

Sydney hosts 52nd International Boat Show

Sydney hosts 52nd International Boat Show

Over 200 boats lined a purpose-built marina on Sydney's Darling Harbor for the 52nd Sydney International Boat Show was ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International set for Greater Australasia expansion

Swiss-Belhotel International set for Greater Australasia expansion

Swiss-Belhotel International is expanding its operations in New Zealand with the signing of two hotel developments in Queenstown. The ... Read More

Darwin Convention Centre launches indigenous inspired menu

Darwin Convention Centre launches indigenous inspired menu

The Larrakia people are the traditional owners of the Darwin region. The Darwin Convention Centre’s Seven Seasons menu is ... Read More

63 Australian-made planes grounded after 9 people killed in deadly Sweden crash

63 Australian-made planes grounded after 9 people killed in deadly Sweden crash

A total of 63 Australian-made planes have been grounded around the world following the fatal aircraft crash in Sweden ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Australian beach resort of Broome

Powerful earthquake rocks Australian beach resort of Broome

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 has struck the Rowley Shelf, west of the Australian beach resort of Broome, on ... Read More

Princess Cruises returns Pacific Princess to Australia for 2020-21 summer season

Princess Cruises returns Pacific Princess to Australia for 2020-21 summer season

Princess Cruises has announced Pacific Princess' 2020-2021 summer line-up in Australia, with the boutique ship offering cruisers a number ... Read More

Sunshine Coast Airport appoints new GM of Aviation Business Development

Sunshine Coast Airport appoints new GM of Aviation Business Development

Sunshine Coast Airport in Marcoola, Australia, has announced another key executive to drive the airport’s future expansion program. Gareth ... Read More

The Adnate to open in Perth : Get ready for the worlds tallest Murals

The Adnate to open in Perth : Get ready for the worlds tallest Murals

Accor has announced its new Art Series hotel in Perth will be named after one of Australian street art's ... Read More

Air New Zealand launches direct flights from Auckland to Sunshine Coast Airport

Air New Zealand launches direct flights from Auckland to Sunshine Coast Airport

The flag carrier airline of New Zealand, Air New Zealand, launched direct seasonal service between Auckland and the Sunshine ... Read More

Gymnastics Australia checks in with Accor hotels

Gymnastics Australia checks in with Accor hotels

Gymnastics Australia have welcomed Accor hotels as the organization’s Official Accommodation Partner in a multi-year deal which will support ... Read More

New Radisson property will mark rebirth of one of Australia’s first great “tourist hotels”

New Radisson property will mark rebirth of one of Australia’s first great “tourist hotels”

Radisson Hotel Group announced the signing of the Asia Pacific region's inaugural Radisson Collection hotel, to be located in ... Read More

Perth Convention Bureau appoints new CEO: Who is Gereth Martin?

Perth Convention Bureau appoints new CEO: Who is Gereth Martin?

The Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) in Australia has entered a new era with the appointment of new CEO Gareth ... Read More

Air India regional director and captain caught shoplifting in Sydney airport

Air India regional director and captain caught shoplifting in Sydney airport

Sydney Airport's duty-free shops proved to be too big a temptation for Air India Captain Rohit Bhasin, who was ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

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

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

Naumi Hotels expands its presence in Australasia, acquires The Dairy Private Hotel

Naumi Hotels – Singapore-based private hotel owner and operator, announced today that it is expanding its presence in Australasia ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s ... Read More

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in ... Read More

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

DFW Airport congratulate American Airlines and Qantas on approval of joint business agreement

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport looks forward to the strengthened ties between American Airlines and Qantas now that ... Read More

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

ICC Sydney Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is celebrating the contributions and achievements of Australia’s First Nations people this National ... Read More

Latest IIPT Peace Park: Iconic Q Station Manly, Sydney Harbour National Park

Latest IIPT Peace Park: Iconic Q Station Manly, Sydney Harbour National Park

The dedication of the second IIPT (International Institute for Peace through Tourism) Global Peace Park in Australia was celebrated ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

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

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Ovolo Hotels launches new pet-friendly “V.I.Pooch”program

Ovolo Hotels, the independent, design-led hotel collection in Hong Kong and Australia, has launched a brand-new V.I.Pooch program to ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australia and New Zealand cruise season ever offered sailing towards some of the ... Read More

QT Hotels announces 2020 opening of QT Newcastle in Australia

QT Hotels announces 2020 opening of QT Newcastle in Australia

Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited (EVENT) today announced it has entered into a management agreement with Iris Capital for ... Read More

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the ... Read More