Travel News

    Travel warning for ground zero city of deadly virus

    premium_icon Travel warning for ground zero city of deadly virus

    Australia has upgraded its China travel advice over coronavirus.

    What we can learn from Mexicans about death

    What we can learn from Mexicans about death

    As well as decorating graves with bright marigold flowers, they adorn them with...

    Travel company’s sneaky ad trick

    Travel company’s sneaky ad trick

    Trivago fined for misleading customers on pricing

    Gold Coast’s newest island revealed

    premium_icon Gold Coast’s newest island revealed

    Push for tourist attraction 'Curlew Island' to be Coast's newest island

    Guides

      PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

      Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

      Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

      AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

      VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

      All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

      premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

      Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

      CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

      Five of the best to places to bushwalk

      Popular pass time offers something for everyone

      Tourism

        Guests staying at a Sri Lankan hotel had to contend with an unexpected guest when a wild elephant took a stroll through the lobby.

        Guest stunned by hotel intruder

        Did you hear the one about the beast that walked into a hotel room?

        Australia will hire international celebrities and reality TV stars to promote fire-affected communities and reboot the damaged tourism industry.

        premium_icon ‘Please visit us’: Australia to lay out $76m welcome mat

        New data reveals bookings to holiday hot spots have plummeted

        Some shops on the NSW south coast have already gone bust after the bushfires - and more could also be financially ruined if tourists do not return soon.

        Tourists urged back or town could go bust

        Businesses almost destroyed by fires facing financial ruin

        The bushfire crisis could cost Australia's tourism industry $1 billion according to one industry leader who says many businesses may be unable to recover.

        The pictures that could cost Australia $1bn

        An industry leader who says many businesses may be unable to recover