Tourism

Sat 26 Oct 2019

Inside final moments before Uluru closure

Inside final moments before Uluru closure

It has been filled with controversy and debate but the Uluru climb is now officially closed. This is the inside story of what happened after.

Country I never thought I’d visit

Country I never thought I’d visit

Reporter Alexis Carey has been to 58 countries. But this mysterious kingdom is one she never imagined she would travel to.

Fri 25 Oct 2019

'Sucked in': Uluru climb cancelled

'Sucked in': Uluru climb cancelled

As extraordinary scenes play out at Uluru, mother nature has stepped in and caused havoc - forcing rangers to close the climb early.

Sun 20 Oct 2019

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

Tourists’ big question about Uluru ban

The vast majority of locals support the controversial move to ban people from climbing Uluru, but tourists can’t stop asking one big question.

Sat 12 Oct 2019

BEHIND THE BRICK: The lives at 103 Orchard Street

BEHIND THE BRICK: The lives at 103 Orchard Street

Bella Epstein never knew the real horror her parents experienced during the Holocaust until they were passing.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

The secrets inside the mansion on O Street

The secrets inside the mansion on O Street

Find your inner child with this real life version of Narnia or Alice in Wonderland - with more than 100 rooms and more than 70 secret doors.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Sex, hair and Donald Trump are 'for now'

Sex, hair and Donald Trump are 'for now'

Theatre has long been a place for political comment and activism. These New York shows are worth every dollar and are as funny as they carry a serious message.

Wed 2 Oct 2019

Hotel where men are banned

Hotel where men are banned

It’s a delightful oasis in a sought-after resort town, but this hotel is so exclusive, it has banned half the world from its rooms.

Tue 1 Oct 2019

Eerie Chernobyl control room opens to tourists

Eerie Chernobyl control room opens to tourists

For the first time since the 1986 nuclear disaster, the control room at Chernobyl is set to become a tourist attraction despite extreme radiation levels

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Hidden sting in ‘disgusting’ food bill

Hidden sting in ‘disgusting’ food bill

A PAIR of tourists have posted a photo of a staggering bill they were asked to pay after ordering two plates of spaghetti, some fish and a glass of water.

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.

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Fish industry's state-wide fear of 'death by regulation'

premium_icon Fish industry's state-wide fear of 'death by regulation'

Seafood industry leaders blast planned changes at Tin Can Bay AGM and say it could wreck Tin Can Bay's dolphin tourism as well as fishing economy

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.

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