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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 17:30

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:57

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in a post on Linkedin:: "This is a massive honor and I ... Read More

Rideshare an Uber Submarine: Soon available at Great Barrier Reef

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:15

Now tourist can explore an incredible underwater at Great Barrier Reef in Australia with the Uber app.  scUber will showcase the world's largest living structure as a biodiverse playground, rich ... Read More

New Executive Chef at Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Malaysia

editor editor- March 27, 2019 01:02

Guests dining at The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa’s signature Eat Well menu, as well as its array of local and international cuisine, are in for a healthier, heightened culinary ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:13

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

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019 20:25

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the right location if you are guided by the stars. With ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 16:28

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have an explosive device on him. The man was threatening people ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 08:58

The Whitsunday Islands are one of the most famous tourist regions in Queensland, Australia. Beaches at this usually peaceful scenic tourist region are closed as of Thursday when an elderly ... Read More

Thousands heading to Queensland for a two-minute solar eclipse

editor editor- November 13, 2012 08:48

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

Queensland at risk of becoming “Spain of Australian states”

editor editor- July 25, 2012 09:59

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 03:18

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

Queensland proposes new safety laws for diving industry

editor editor- January 19, 2012 07:41

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 08:57

The weather crisis of 2011 was blamed for a serious downturn in tourism and, while visitor numbers fell sharply last year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has shown Queensland recorded ... Read More

Tourists shunning Queensland this Christmas

editor editor- December 12, 2011 03:51

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 06:43

Mandarin should be offered as a subject in Queensland schools if the state is going to get its piece of the multi billion-dollar pie that is the Chinese tourist market, ... Read More

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

editor editor- September 26, 2011 06:18

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 04:59

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

Tourism Queensland launches “Million Dollar Memo”

editor editor- March 19, 2011 05:25

LONDON, England - Tourism Queensland, the tourist board behind the multi award-winning Best Job in the World campaign, today launches its latest competition aimed at rewarding one company with an ... Read More

Queensland is open and ready to welcome visitors

editor editor- February 24, 2011 03:58

SYDNEY, Australia - After making headlines around the world for the recent floods and cyclone, the largely unaffected world-famous travel destinations of Australia's 'sunshine state' Queensland are op Read More

Bligh: Queensland open for business despite disasters

editor editor- February 14, 2011 02:54

Premier Anna Bligh will today convene critical talks in Sydney with national tourism leaders to assure them and their clients that Queensland is very much open for business despite dual ... Read More

Queensland tourism ready to welcome visitors after Yasi

editor editor- February 9, 2011 01:07

Tourism Queensland is pulling out all the stops to help mitigate the effects of tropical cyclone Yasi on Queensland’s tourism industry, as businesses begin to clear the path to welcome ... Read More

UN: Disaster risk preparedness helped Australia prevent cyclone casualties

editor editor- February 5, 2011 03:33

A high level of disaster risk awareness, preparedness and planning helped prevent casualties when Tropical Cyclone Yasi struck north-eastern Australia earlier this week, the United Nations’ top disa Read More

Tropical Cyclone Yasi brings more flooding to Queensland

editor editor- February 4, 2011 04:20

Tropical Storm Yasi brought heavy rains and flooding to the already-soaked region of Queensland in Australia, and another 4 to 8 inches of rain are forecast from Townsville to northern ... Read More

JAL-Jetstar codeshare adds Gold Coast Australia to international network

editor editor- November 25, 2010 04:42

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Jetstar Airways (Jetstar) have reached an agreement to expand their codeshare partnership to include flights operated by Jetstar on routes linking Japan's 2 major cities - ... Read More

Queensland cop gets jail for brutal assaults on tourists

editor editor- October 13, 2010 03:43

Canberra - Australian police have released disturbing video footage of a senior officer's assaults on aalleged offenders at Airlie Beach police station, a day after he was sentenced to jail ... Read More

Queensland is more cruisy than ever

editor editor- September 2, 2010 03:14

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

Wooing Middle Eastern tourists in Queensland

editor editor- August 17, 2010 06:49

A Ramadan evening lounge where Muslims can meet after a day's fasting will open in a premier Gold Coast hotel on Monday in a bid to woo more visitors from ... Read More

Rescuing Queensland’s tourism – just the job for Rudd

editor editor- June 29, 2010 02:58

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 06:36

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 04:42

NEW YORK – Tourism Queensland’s THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD took home two Platinum awards and a Best of Show for best worldwide PR campaign of the year at ... Read More

Queensland tourists: Cyclone? What cyclone?

editor editor- January 25, 2010 04:41

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

Deadly jellyfish can become a threat to Queensland’s tourism

editor editor- January 13, 2010 06:39

Swimmers in far north Queensland have long lived with the threat of irukandji and box jellyfish stings, but the dangerous marine creatures could soon be headed further south. Read More

Queensland’s tourism targets China, New Zealand

editor editor- January 11, 2010 02:34

The Fraser Coast can expect a major influx of visitors from China and New Zealand if a $7 million State Government tourism initiative hits the mark. Read More

Queensland government to establish eco-tourism operations

editor editor- November 25, 2009 07:40

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

Tourists in Queensland warned of ‘monster’ shark

editor editor- October 28, 2009 05:46

Tourists holidaying in the Australian state of Queensland have been warned to stay out of the water by authorities who fear a giant six metre-long shark might be prowling the ... Read More

More tourism jobs lost in Queensland

editor editor- October 2, 2009 05:23

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

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