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Australia’s Gold Coast Airport extends partnership with SITA

Australia’s Gold Coast Airport extends partnership with SITA

Gold Coast Airport has extended its partnership with global IT provider SITA for passenger and baggage technology until 2024. ... Read More

Accor strikes new hotel deal in Victoria’s gold rush boom town

Accor strikes new hotel deal in Victoria’s gold rush boom town

Accor, Australia’s largest hotel operator, announce that the former Quest Schaller Hotel Bendigo will rebrand to Mercure Bendigo Schaller, ... Read More

Missing: A German tourist hiking in West Australia

Missing: A German tourist hiking in West Australia

A German tourist is missing while hiking in Australias Mount Augustus National Park. It is regarded as one of ... Read More

At least 7 dead, over 100 houses and koala habitat destroyed in Australia wildfires

At least 7 dead, over 100 houses and koala habitat destroyed in Australia wildfires

Over seventy fires continue to rage in New South Wales, with seventeen of them declared to be an emergency ... Read More

WTM: The UK’s top long-haul tourism source markets are revealed

WTM: The UK’s top long-haul tourism source markets are revealed

The USA, Australia and India continue to take the top spot for the UK’s most favorite long-haul inbound tourism ... Read More

Mackay Tourism back on track

Mackay Tourism back on track

MACKAY Tourism in Australia has good news. For the three years leading up to the 2018/19 financial year, Mackay ... Read More

Horrific shark attack at Great Barrier Reef

Horrific shark attack at Great Barrier Reef

A 28-year-old British tourist lost his foot when a shark completely ripped it off. The tourist was in the ... Read More

Ayers Rock case won: No climbing Uluru for tourists

Ayers Rock case won: No climbing Uluru for tourists

"If I travel to another country and there is a sacred site, an area of restricted access, I don't ... Read More

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion

Australia’s cruise industry paves way for mass expansion

Traveling by sea throughout Australia is becoming a popular past time for the domestic travelers. As a result, cruise ... Read More

Retired Qantas Boeing 747 becomes Rolls-Royce flying testbed

Retired Qantas Boeing 747 becomes Rolls-Royce flying testbed

A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. ... Read More

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