qld

Destinations

Queensland injects nearly $50m into tourism and hospitality support

The Palaszczuk government is helping take the sting out of snap lockdowns and border closures with some much-needed financial support for the struggling sectors.

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Aviation

Qantas flight attendant fined for helping COVID-infected man cross Queensland border from NSW

The flight attendant also allegedly provided false information that saw 267 Qantas passengers forced into quarantine.

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Destinations

WA gets strict on NSW travellers, as state and territory borders tighten for Sydney hotspots

by Ali Coulton

States and territories have placed tight restrictions on Sydneysiders, with Marky Mark McGowan almost slamming the door shut on the entire state of NSW.

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Destinations

Queensland to reopen its borders to New Zealanders

A two-way trans-Tasman travel ‘bubble’ is so close now we can taste it! Although, that could just be the fush and chups and pavlova we had as a morning snack.

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Queensland to reopen border to Adelaide, as WA welcomes back NSW and Victorian travellers

As per ScoMo’s Christmas wish, domestic borders are reopening, so expect lots of rowdy road trippers these school holidays.

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Hotels

$80K-per-week Queensland property sees booking influx as state’s border reopens

You could buy a semi-decent property in the suburbs with the money it would cost to stay in this lavish place for a couple of weeks.

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Travel Agents

This travel agency diversified well before the pandemic, and now it’s looking to franchise

by Ali Coulton

A travel agency with a twist has taken the COVID-19 slowdown as an opportunity to breathe new life into its business.

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Tourism

Coronavirus border row heats up, as WA uses Ruby Princess debacle to taunt NSW

The row between the states over remaining border closures has intensified, so much so that Mark McGowan is now donning a hard hat and safety vest.

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Destinations

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

Flight Centre gives boost to QLD tourism

by Hannah Edensor

The QLD Government and Flight Centre are giving the state’s tourism a boost, although they’re not lifting them up on their shoulders or anything.

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News

Man bitten by snake at QLD theme park

by Ed Jackson - AAP

A man has been taken to hospital after being bitten on the foot by a snake at a Gold Coast theme park.

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Aviation

Air Canada scraps fuel surcharge for Aus

by Gabriella Warden

More changes over at Air Canada as they work to make the booking process “more seamless”.

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