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Tourism

“We need to convert interest to bookings”: North QLD to get lions share of Scomo’s $60 million tourism boost

by Ali Coulton

The PM has announced a massive funding boost for Australia’s tourism industry, with a focus on trade relations. To celebrate, we’ve dug up this bewildering image of him scaring the sh*t out of a cockatoo.

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Destinations

Experience Co. launch Cairns’ first new-build pontoon in over a decade

The new pontoon will help not only local tourism in the area but local marine science and ecology as well.

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Tourism

Tourism Australia launches new youth oriented holiday campaign

Young tourists are getting themselves ready to work and play the Australian way, which basically means counting down the minutes until you can get pissed in someone’s backyard.

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Cruise

Carnival changes international sailings to domestic due to ongoing restrictions

Travellers who’ve been dreaming of an international cruise may have to trade coconuts in the Caribbean for Great Northerns on the Gold Coast.

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Cruise

Coral Expeditions releases new Queensland expeditions

The Aussie cruise line is capping off 2021 by jamming the best of Queensland’s reef and outback into a couple of swish itineraries.

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Destinations

Giant snorkeller invades Sydney Harbour as part of Tourism Tropical North Queensland’s latest campaign

Don’t worry, giants aren’t invading the city! It’s just TTNQ’s latest bid to inspire Sydneysiders to get their butts up to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.

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Destinations

Experience Co. to build $6.7m Great Barrier Reef pontoon

For tourists who also happen to be marine biologists, this new project is the equivalent of striking gold.

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Cruise

Coral Expeditions set for October restart

The Aussie small-ship expedition specialist hasn’t had to worry about Border Force closures, which can only mean good news for its supply of Panadol and Neurofen.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: BridgeClimb’s new ‘Ultimate Climb’ experience, WA dazzles with wildflowers + MORE

Scrambling to get back on top of the news from destinations and attractions across the globe? Instantly de-scramble here with this week’s Destination Wrap.

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Cruise

Treat your clients this spring with these local cruising wonders

by Sponsored by Carnival Cruise Line

Considering the unprecedented nature of this year, your clients might be a little more reluctant to join the fun, which is why you may need to bring the Carnival to them.

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Hotels

Australia’s first underwater accommodation is officially open

Never thought it would be possible to sleep underwater on the iconic Great Barrier Reef? Be proven wrong here.

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Destinations

Destination Wrap: Great Barrier Reef Rodeo, Samoa in state of emergency, NSW & WA tourism awards winners + MORE!

Yes, you read the headline correctly – some absolute mad man is holding a rodeo by the Reef. Find out what that’s all about, plus the latest updates from your clients’ fave destinations, here.

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