Tourism

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travel plans

Demise of Thomas Cook wrecks travel plans

THE collapse of British travel agency Thomas Cook has left around 150,000-holiday makers stranded and scrambling to make their way back home.

Sun 22 Sep 2019

Aussie ‘ghost island’ sells for huge price

Aussie ‘ghost island’ sells for huge price

Cyclone-ravaged Dunk Island — an eerie forgotten Australian paradise since 2011 — has been snapped up for as whopping $32 million.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Bali to ‘send back’ troublemakers

Bali to ‘send back’ troublemakers

From urinating in public to trafficking in drugs — Australians who behave badly in Bali have been issued with a strong warning by the island’s governor.

Thu 5 Sep 2019

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

Worker slams millionaire owner’s rules

The millionaire owner of a popular Australian tourist attraction has been accused of exploiting his workers with a controversial set of rules.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

‘Big Brother’ plan to watch Gold Coast tourists

‘Big Brother’ plan to watch Gold Coast tourists

Visitors to the Gold Coast will have mobile phones and credit card spending tracked if a plan by the local council goes ahead.

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Couple’s ‘disgusting’ act on Bali holiday

Couple’s ‘disgusting’ act on Bali holiday

An Instagram-famous couple have been blasted after an offensive spectacle was caught on camera while visiting a temple in Bali.

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Passport name ‘too rude’ for flying

Passport name ‘too rude’ for flying

IT WAS supposed to be a joke, but now 33-year-old Kenny is no longer laughing after being told he can no longer leave his homeland.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

‘Unruly tourists’ in hot water again

‘Unruly tourists’ in hot water again

THE family of tourists who had a scandal-plagued holiday in New Zealand have hit the headlines once again in their homeland.

Sun 4 Aug 2019

Thousands flee Kashmir over attack alert

Thousands flee Kashmir over attack alert

INDIAN security officials have issued an alert for Kashmir, saying they had found evidence of attacks being planned, causing thousands of tourists to flee.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Anger as tourists swarm Uluru before climb closes

Anger as tourists swarm Uluru before climb closes

An upcoming deadline has led to a flock of tourists at Uluru. Locals say a photo taken at the base of the monolith is making them feel “sick”.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

‘Too rainy’: Tourists slam Australia

Backpackers have lashed out, saying Australia’s weather, rules and people are a major disappointment. But Aussies aren’t having it.

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Iconic attractions to see before they go

Some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and destinations are in danger of disappearing. Here are the things to visit before it’s too late.

Sat 25 May 2019

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

Vivid Sydney 2019: Colours and fun for child in all of us

VIVID Sydney is best seen through the eyes of a child. Especially if a visit to an electric playground is on your list of things to do.

Sun 3 Mar 2019

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

‘Avoid at all costs’: Tourist site tells the harsh truth

A TRAVEL site has revealed which of the world’s most visited locations are also the most overrated and underwhelming.

Wed 2 Jan 2019

10 million foreigners heading here

10 million foreigners heading here

NEW analysis shows Australia will be inundated with a record 10 million people from overseas this year — and it’s all good news.

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Add this to your great drives list

Add this to your great drives list

Ann Rickard discovers the scenic drive from Queenstown in New Zealand's South Island to Glenorchy, a tiny and sleepy lakeside settlement

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Horror end to family’s Bali holiday

Horror end to family’s Bali holiday

The Melbourne family was enjoying a holiday in a five-star resort, but it all changed in one brief moment. WARNING: Graphic images

Fri 14 Dec 2018

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

WATCH: Pint-sized poddy riders wow crowd

COULD these pint-sized poddy riders lead next Queensland’s tourism revival?

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Aussie’s $62k Bali heartache after horror scooter crash

Far from Kuta’s busy roads, in reasonably quiet Canggu, Amethyst Chrystal thought it would be safe to ride a scooter. She was wrong.

‘Gross’ find in plane seat

‘Gross’ find in plane seat

A passenger was left disgusted after reaching into her seat pocket on a flight to discover someone had left a sickening surprise inside.

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