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Destinations

Destination Gold Coast recruits celebs for postcard campaign

A host of celebs and tour operators have been suffering from writer’s cramp after the destination marketing agency asked them to pen 3,000 postcards to Aussie families.

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Cruise

Cruise Wrap: Gold Coast terminal to go ahead, Oceania Cruises launches webinar series + MORE

Tired of baking banana bread and cleaning out your wardrobe? Take a break from your self-isolation to-do list and have a peruse of the latest cruise updates.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Travel Oregon’s ‘Only Slightly (More) Exaggerated’ campaign, Perth and Gold Coast lose ‘major city’ tag + MORE

Keen to be somewhere other than at your desk this Monday? Well, believe us when we say that reading this Destination Wrap can take you there!

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Tourism

WATCH: young girl hit in the face by ibis on Movie World ride

Of all the places you don’t want something to go wrong, a roller coaster ride is probably close to the top of the list. But when the results aren’t devastating, they’re often hilarious, like this.

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Destinations

Move over Gold Coast: these are the hottest new schoolies destinations

Alas, the days of getting blind drunk on the Gold Coast and ending up featured on A Current Affair seem to be coming to an end.

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Destinations

Sydney blitzes TripAdvisor’s travellers choice awards

Did you read that Melbourne? Sydney has won in every category as the best city of all time ever. Ok, that’s a lie, and yes, we’re being a tad immature.

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Destinations

$600m Gold Coast theme park gets green light

A new Chinese/Australian theme park might soon be arriving in the Gold Coast. Just the thought of a roller coaster is giving us serious anxiety.

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Tourism

Tourism is dead, says Gold Coast marketing chief

A Gold Coast marketing chief has said: “tourism is dead”. Though we’re sure it couldn’t be as dead as the week-old fish we accidentally killed. Sorry, Bubbles.

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Cruise

Gold Coast cruise terminal delayed

A report investigating a new Gold Coast cruise terminal has been delayed, as has the publishing of this story. We’re a bit hungover this morning, bear with us.

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Aviation

Second plane grounded over bird strike

by Hannah Edensor

Aussie skies starting to resemble the set of Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ film, as another plane makes an emergency landing.

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Tourism

Gold Coast spends big $$ to remind everyone it’s still here

by Hannah Edensor

Gold Coast launches brand message that claims, ‘We Are Gold Coast’, as opposed to ‘We Are Dunedoo’ or ‘We Are Burrumbuttock’.

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Travel Agents

Dreamworld now flogging cheap season passes

by Sophie Harrison

With these cheap season passes, thrill seekers can let their imaginations run wild at Dream World until December. Get in quick!

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