Places in Australia..
The global hospitality and tourism industry and its broader economic impacts currently represent approximately US$6 trillion or 9% of the global economy, employing well over a quarter of a billion people. Myriad issues and challenges surround this dynamic industry where service provision and innovation sit at the heart of success. Even more challenging is administering…>
THE Queensland capital, Brisbane, is often referred to as the river city, thanks to the way the longest river in the south east corner snakes and coils itself bend by bend through the city before emptying into Moreton Bay. Sharing geography with a river does mean the city suffers from time to time as the…>
THE Nymboida River in New South Wales is one of the best options for white water paddling on the east coast of Australia, particularly if you live in Brisbane. With cascades, rapids and pool sequences, it offers plenty of action, flow and fun whatever skill set you have.
QUEENSLAND has a lot of national parks filled with native birds and animals, amazing flora, fantastic walking and great campsites. There are an absolute wealth of these on the islands, in the mountain ranges, and even the wild interior of the state providing every kind of geography and habitat you can imagine. While this list is hardly representative of the wealth and breadth of these, here are five of some of the best.
FOR Brisbane residents, the naming of the city as Australia’s best in the recent country guide is something of a vindication to a truth already universally accepted by those that have called it home, thanks to the city’s laid-back and friendly atmosphere, great climate and urban renewal over the last 10-20 years. It’s no mean…>
WITH summer in full swing in Queensland’s sultry south east corner, there’s never been a better time to hit the waterfalls and fresh rock pools of the region. From rainforest fringed falls that you can dive right into, to scenic but remote cascades that require a little hoof to bush track first, these falls give…>
FROM the anniversary of the Everest climb to airways that charge per weight, the release of films that put tourism on the map and lots of travel awards, 2013 has brought a range of tourism experiences to the Asia-Pacific region. January Qantas Airways passengers between Cairns and Port Moresby watched a large python clinging to…>