Airlie Beach

Cruise

Pacific Explorer docks in Sydney with 100 COVID-19 cases

The ship is the second to arrive in Sydney with an outbreak in the space of a week, prompting Travel Weekly staff to wield bottles of hand sanitiser like mace during our commute.

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Cruise

Carnival Cruise Line adds Costa Cruises ship to its fleet

Carnival Cruise Line seems to have introduced a policy to only acquire ships from other cruise lines whose names all begin with a C. Celebrity Cruises better watch out!

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Cruise

P&O Cruises launch first Australian departure following cruising’s return

The Sydney Harbour was blessed with some loud honking and a nice bit of cheering as the cruise ship launched off to the sunshine state.

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Aviation

NEW AUSSIE LANDMARK: giant Budgies for Whitsunday Coast

In a very suspiciously timed announcement, Airlie Beach appears to be indulging Australia’s fascination with larger than life roadside attractions.

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Tourism

QLD tourism industry calls on government to crack down on shark control following attack

by Christian Fleetwood

Three of Queensland’s peak tourism bodies have called for government action to control sharks, after two foreigners were hospitalised following an attack.

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Destinations

Airlie Beach shark attack: tourist loses foot, thought his mate was grabbing his leg

The man’s friend must have extremely pointy finders to have been mistaken for a shark. Perhaps it was just wishful thinking.

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