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Sri Lanka launches promotional campaign in Australia

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) launched a promotional campaign in Australia, alongside the national cricket team’s tour of Australia, aimed at attracting 50,000 Aussie travelers in 2013.

Christchurch launches campaign to lure back Australian tourists

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Christchurch is launching a campaign to lure Australian visitors back to the earthquake-ravaged city, the same day New Zealanders are being urged to dive under their desks

New Zealand’s short-term arrivals rise

New Zealand's short-term arrivals rose last month from a year earlier as more Australians and Chinese visitors trumped last year's pick-up from the Rugby World Cup.

One Australian visitor dies in Bali every nine days

It's among Australia's most popular overseas holiday destinations - but the island paradise of Bali has a more sinister side.

Australia lowers travel warning for Bali

The Australian government has lowered the advisory for travel to Bali in Indonesia.

More Australians visiting New Zealand

Australian online travel agency, Jetabroad, has noted a large jump in the number of Australians traveling to New Zealand this March compared to the same time last year.

Number of Australian tourists to India up 29 percent

India is fast emerging as a favourite travel destination for Australians with a 29 per cent surge in tourists from Australia to the country, according to official figures.

Tourists shunning Queensland this Christmas

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

Australia’s outbound tourism growing 25 times faster than inbound

According to Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) the ABS’s Overseas Arrivals and Departures figures for July underscore the strength of the Australian economy compared to other developed countries, with

South Africa: Australian tourists robbed by gang of “decent” robbers

Johannesburg - After four "decent" robbers tied up and robbed Australian tourists on Thursday morning at a luxury resort in Mpumalanga, they asked their victims if they were "at least enjoying the Soc

Aussie tourists are biggest spenders in New Zealand

The amount of money spent by international visitors hit a record high of $6.2 billion last year, despite fallout from the global financial crisis.

Tyrants and tourists

Planning a holiday? Burma sounds good — idle beaches, palm trees, plenty of sun and cheap tourist deals.

Indonesia jails five Australian tourists for landing in Papua

AN ill-fated sightseeing adventure has landed five shocked middle-aged Australians in prison in Indonesia's troubled Papua region.

Threat of revenge terror attack ‘extreme’

AUSTRALIANS are being urged to reconsider travelling to Bali with the Federal Government warning of a "very high threat of terrorist attack".

Aussie tourists fashion a let down

Australian tourists may be generous and polite but our fashion sense, or lack of, is letting us down, according to international hoteliers.

Eastern Europe entices Australian tourists

Eastern Europe is the latest hot spot for Australian travellers. An online poll of 5,067 people run by Expedia.com.au, discovered that almost a third picked Eastern Europe as their preferred emerging holiday destination in 2008. The results inspired the online travel site to conjure up its top 10 hidden corners of that part of the world.

Bali still main destination of Australian tourists

Denpasar, Bali (Antara) - Bali appears to have remained a main destination for Australians as the number of Australian tourists visiting Bali is only second to that of Japanese tourists, a local statistical official said.