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Seven compelling reasons to visit Melbourne

It may not be scenic and showy like Sydney, Australia's biggest city, but Melbourne is arguably the most rewarding of all Down Under urban destinations.

World’s biggest and most extravagant cruise ships coming to Melbourne

Cunard's flagship Queen Mary 2, the Queen Elizabeth and some of the world's other biggest and most extravagant cruise ships set sail for Melbourne in early 2012.

Seychelles calls on Australia

The Seychelles Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jean Paul Adam, and the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, Alain St.Ange, jointly chaired a press conference in Melbourne last Sunday, hours after their

HotelTravel.com gears up for wild ride at Melbourne Grand Prix

PHUKET, Thailand – HotelTravel.com’s Formula 1 event guide goes "down under" for the Melbourne Grand Prix for the first race of what is poised to be a very competitive 2011 season.

The Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibition to travel to Australia

(eTN) - Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said this is the first time that the treasures of the golden king will be displayed in Melbourne.

Agoda Winter Escapes: Magical Melbourne

SINGAPORE (April 21, 2010) – Agoda, Asia's global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline.com, has a fantastic range of offers for travelers wanting to experience the wonders of Austr

Racial attacks in Melbourne hurt tourism

Racial violence in Melbourne has seriously damaged a Geelong campaign to entice Indian tourists to the region.

Third Aussie destination from LA launched by V Australia

V Australia will launch its third route from the USA to Australia this weekend with the beginning of new non-stop services to Melbourne, Australia, from Sunday, November 29.

How Melbourne became Australia’s hottest destination

It's a miracle - culture has grown in popularity in Australia.Well at least that's what the numbers suggest.

German tourist attacked, stabbed in Melbourne

Detectives have arrested a man over the savage bashing and stabbing of an 18-year-old German tourist in Melbourne's north yesterday morning.

“Impressive Vietnam!” makes its way to Melbourne, Australia

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - The Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism (DOCST) of Ho Chi Minh City on behalf of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has announced that an "Impress

Southern Star will take tourism to new heights

What's 120m tall, has 3.7km of light-emitting diodes, carries 420 people in 21 air-conditioned pods and offers 360-degree views? Melbourne's newest tourist attraction.

Australia needs your input

Every month many thousands of people are stranded across Victoria, Australia.

Call for more Bali to Melbourne flights

Bisnis.com reports that Indonesia's Minister of Culture and Tourism, Jero Wacik, has called on Garuda Indonesia to increase flight frequencies between Denpasar and Melbourne from four times a week to

Melbourne Convention Center going for the green

As part of achieving a ‘6 Star Green Star’ certification for the new Melbourne Convention Center, Plenary Group and its construction contractor Brookfield Multiplex, needed to source a forest that was able to supply sustainable Australian native timber to cover 8,500 square meters of ceiling and wall paneling.

Victorian Tourism Minister Tim Holding slams Sydney’s top spot

SYDNEY'S great for traffic jams, but it's not a patch on Melbourne. That's the view of prominent Victorians after an international survey ranked Sydney the greatest city in the world.Melbourne came sixth in the survey.Victorian Tourism Minister Tim Holding yesterday dismissed the Anholt City Brands Index, released yesterday.

Asia finds gold in sports tourism

(eTN) Asian audiences are luring the F1 Grand Prix "circuit and circus" with current host Melbourne given notice it may hold its last race in 2010, according to latest news reports from Australia.