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Thu 20 Feb 2020

Qantas flights slashed as it takes $150m hit

premium_icon Qantas flights slashed as it takes $150m hit

Qantas and Jetstar will cut back flights to Asia as the coronavirus continues to cause chaos, with the airline’s bottom line set to take a $150 million hit.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

‘Hits kept coming’ in seat-punch saga

‘Hits kept coming’ in seat-punch saga

The American Airlines passenger who became embroiled in a mid-air stoush after reclining her seat has spoken out about the ordeal.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Retired woman reveals travel tips ahead of huge journey

premium_icon Retired woman reveals travel tips ahead of huge journey

Plus she spills her biggest wake up call travelling through South America.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Inside Hong Kong’s most luxurious hotel

premium_icon Inside Hong Kong’s most luxurious hotel

Rolls-Royce transfers, an opulent lobby, lavish high teas, The Peninsula Hong Kong is the ultimate luxury hangout.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Red Rock: The real reason this coastal town got its name

premium_icon Red Rock: The real reason this coastal town got its name

On this crimson corner of the Coffs Coast is a sacred site girt by seas and nature’s gifts of beauty, rich and despair

Trip In A Van becomes a never-ending roadtrip for Aussie family

premium_icon Trip In A Van becomes a never-ending roadtrip for Aussie...

Young families are in hot pursuit of grey nomads, abandoning the nine-to-five for the freedom of nature’s classroom

Fri 14 Feb 2020

Travellers face chaos as more Jetstar strikes planned

premium_icon Travellers face chaos as more Jetstar strikes planned

Jetstar workers will walk off the job again this month with the budget airline struggling to make headway with unions over employment demands.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

Woman jailed over mile-high tantrum

Woman jailed over mile-high tantrum

A passenger who sensationally tried to storm the cockpit of a plane and violently lashed out at crew has sobbed as her sentence was read in court.

Qantas, Jetstar to reduce flights to and from Darwin

premium_icon Qantas, Jetstar to reduce flights to and from Darwin

THERE will be fewer direct flights to and from Darwin on Jetstar and Qantas from next month

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Failed Coast company director to front court

premium_icon Failed Coast company director to front court

The director of a failed company has been asked to explain why $600,000 was transferred from his day tour business to pay for personal loans.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

'It’s like Russian roulette': Casino couple trapped on ship

premium_icon 'It’s like Russian roulette': Casino couple trapped on ship

DAVE and Jan Binskin tell us what it is like being trapped in a two-week quarantine on a cruise ship where 61 passengers had been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Sun 9 Feb 2020

Scary sign hidden in this picture

Scary sign hidden in this picture

It’s supposed to be an international airport. It’s supposed to be part of a holiday resort on a pristine piece of coastline. But it’s not.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Dreamworld shuts down iconic thrill ride

premium_icon Dreamworld shuts down iconic thrill ride

Dreamworld has quietly closed its second major thrill ride in the last three months in the wake of the Thunder River Rapids disaster.

Fri 7 Feb 2020

‘This is going to be worse than SARS or the GFC’

premium_icon ‘This is going to be worse than SARS or the GFC’

The fallout of the Coronavirus crisis is set to be worse than the global financial crisis and SARS for the Gold Coast, industry leaders say.

Doctor who first warned about virus ‘dies’

Doctor who first warned about virus ‘dies’

A Chinese doctor who was arrested after sending a text message warning about the deadly coronavirus has reportedly died.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Tourists’ bizarre complaint on TripAdvisor

Tourists’ bizarre complaint on TripAdvisor

One of the most famous attractions in London has attracted criticism from travellers, but for a strange reason.

State-first tourism project selected for Southern Downs

premium_icon State-first tourism project selected for Southern Downs

Tourism minister Kate Jones said it would become “one of Australia’s most economic eco-tourism drawcards”.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

Helping bushfire recovery easy as pie

premium_icon Helping bushfire recovery easy as pie

From apple pie and cider to alpaca burgers, here are our top foodie destinations to help bushfire-impacted communities.

‘We’re screwed’: Travel ban will result in staff cuts

premium_icon ‘We’re screwed’: Travel ban will result in staff cuts

A tourism leader says any businesses working in the Chinese market in Far North Queensland are “screwed” because of coronavirus.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Virus fears: 42,000 jobs on the line

premium_icon Virus fears: 42,000 jobs on the line

A furious Gold Coast tourism boss says the State Government is not doing enough to protect its golden goose from the coronavirus crisis.

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