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“It’s a game-changer”: Underwater hotel on Great Barrier Reef to open in 2020

by Christian Fleetwood

Guests to this quaint, floating hotel will have the opportunity to sleep with the Great Barrier Reef’s underwater tenants, in a move funded by the Queensland government.

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MyQLDHoliday chosen as local trade partner for Great Barrier Reef’s ‘scUber’ campaign

MyQLDHoliday is set to deliver holiday packages as part of the Great Barrier Reef’s scUber campaign, so you can expect plenty of complimentary XXXX Gold and Bundy Rum.

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Tourism

Uber launches world’s first rideshare submarine experience to Great Barrier Reef

Ridesharing giant Uber has launched underwater trips. However, will riders receive complimentary bottles of water and breath mints, Travel Weekly asks?

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Destinations

Revealed: the seven wonders of Australia

To be honest, we’re a little offended our office dog didn’t make the cut. He’s so cute, it’s a wonder he’s able to go out in public.

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Australian islands closed to tourists after infestation

by Lauren Croft

You may need to sit down for this. The Great Barrier Reef has an infestation! Nothing like the bacteria infestation in our bedroom, however.

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Tourism

Great Barrier Reef unveils 3D app for agents

This article is filled with cute Nemo gifs, cool new tools for agents and augmented reality. What more could you want? 10am mojito not included.

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Tourism

The biggest threat to Australia’s $40b tourism industry

by Daisy Doctor

There’s an issue we should all be paying more attention to in the industry. And no, it’s not that pesky flesh-eating parasite hiding in beaches.

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Government vows to protect dying GBR

by Daisy Doctor

The government is promising a stronger fight for the suffering Great Barrier Reef. Meanwhile, we’ll be watching Finding Nemo and sobbing.

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Tourism

Tourism helps reinvigorate the Great Barrier Reef

We all know tourism can change the world, but now we have the evidence to prove it. Give yourselves a big pat on the back!

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News

Exclusive: Why this company rejected a Whitsundays Tourism award

A family-owned sailing company has refused to accept a major award for an awesome reason, and please excuse us while we clap until our hands are red.

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Hotels

One&Only drops Hayman Island from portfolio

by Hannah Edensor

One&Only is dropping its Hayman Island resort like a hot potato, although we just added that last bit for dramatic effect.

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Tourism

Whitsundays on road to recovery

by Amy Bryant

Tourism Whitsundays is not giving up without a fight, and has issued an update on the state of the tourism industry post Cyclone Debbie.

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