Filming Begins On New Tourism Campaign Focused On Beaches And Coastal Areas.

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Tourism Australia, the nation’s peak tourism body, has announced that filming for a new advertising campaign has officially begun. Some of the nation’s most iconic tourist destinations will feature in the promotional material, designed to capitalise on Australia’s unique landscape …

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Is Australia Losing The Chinese Tourism ‘Arms Race’?

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A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald has warned the Australian tourism industry it is already part of a figurative “arms race” for the Chinese tourist dollar. The piece asserts Australia and New Zealand will be left off the …

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St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2016 Lineup Announced!

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The St Jerome’s Laneway Festival has become one of Australia’s leading alternative music festivals, offering major cities a generous line-up of local and international talent. Organisers recently announced the 2016 program, which features some truly amazing musical talents including Flume, …

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International Visitor Survey: Australia’s Tourism Sector Is Booming!

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It seems the Australian tourism sector is experiencing something of a renaissance. According to the new International Visitor Survey, the industry has hit its highest point since the Sydney Olympic Games. The data revealed that more than $91-million is spent …

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‘Indian Pacific’ Train Route Cutback By Operators!

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Australia’s lagging rail network has long baffled those in the tourism industry. Compared to Europe and China, Australia’s rail system is simply not fit for purpose. As a large nation encompassing a truly awe-inspiring landscape, one would assume that rail travel …

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Tourism Accommodation Australia Recommend ‘Home-Sharing’ Register

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Right now, as you read this article, millions of people are using the popular site ‘Airbnb’ to secure accommodation. The explosive rise in the number of users has led many within the traditional accommodation industry to complain about the lack …

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Tourism Research Australia Reveal Upswing In Aussie Tourism!

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More than six and a half million visitors have flocked to Australia’s golden shores and sunny cities in the last year, proving our domestic tourism industry is making a comeback. According to Tourism Research Australia, this year Australian tourism received an eight …

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Four Festivals For The Second Half Of 2015!

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Australia is a culturally diverse country, brimming with an array of wondrous sights and activities. But there’s no better way to get a unique insight into Australian culture than to attend one of our many fascinating festivals. Boasting everything from scrumptious delicacies to …

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NAIDOC Week 2015 Comes To An Australian City Near You!

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NAIDOC Week 2015 is nearly here, with people all across the country preparing themselves for a week of Indigenous themed festivities and cultural events. No matter where you are in Australia, NAIDOC Week is a unique celebration worth exploring and …

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Australia’s Iconic ‘Dry Stone Walls’ To Be Heritage Listed?

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For those familiar with traveling through rural Australia, the dry stone wall is synonymous with frontier living. The hand-made walls, which were often constructed without the use of mortar, are frequently found on private properties and are a testament to …

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Tasmanian Whisky Up There With the World’s Best!

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Whisky (or Whiskey) has become a staple of Scottish history and is one of the country’s most heavily consumed alcoholic beverage. Whisky gained worldwide popularity after the 15th century, although the first records of whisky distillation have been found in archaeological digs …

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The 2015 Oz Comic-Con Season Is Finally Here!

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Fans of ‘geek culture’ should prepare themselves, because the 2015 Oz Comic-Con season has begun! The pop-culture event brings together the best of the comic and film worlds, while also capturing everything in between. This week, the Adelaide event began, …

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Get Your Groove on With Groovin the Moo 2015

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Australia is well-renowned for hosting a myriad of unique and exciting music festivals that promise to offer some of the best international lineups available, while also providing plenty of true blue Aussie festival shenanigans. One such festival on the very near horizon …

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Finding The Right Long Term Accommodation In Australia!

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Many Australian cities are bustling metropolitan spaces with plenty to offer visitors and long term guests. For new arrivals or visiting students, navigating the country’s complex rental market can be an eye opening experience. Competition is fierce and the prices …

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The 17th Annual Bago Grape Stomp!

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The Hastings Valley, in Northern New South Wales, hosts one of the state’s most charming events: the Bago Grape Stomp. At the seventeenth annual event, held this year at a winery near Wauchope, visitors and tourists are treated to a …

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United Nations World Heritage Committee Considers Protecting The Great Barrier Reef

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One of Australia’s biggest tourism drawcards is the world renowned Great Barrier Reef. Every year, thousands of travellers make their way to the wondrous site, bringing in millions of dollars worth of revenues and bolstering the nation’s reputation as one …

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TripAdvisor’s ‘Travellers’ Choice Awards’ Top 10 International Beaches!

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Every year, the popular travel site TripAdvisor puts together its list of the world’s best beaches. The Travellers’ Choice Awards list the best beaches found anywhere in the world and ranks them according to the volume of positive reviews.  Australia’s …

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Road Tripping Through Country Australia

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Road tripping in Australia is a mandatory activity for any traveller in the country. Travelling by car, anchored to the Earth of this vast, expansive land provides perspective unattainable by any other mode of transport. By being connected to the ground, you are …

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Tips For The Perfect Australian Road Trip

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A road trip is about as Australian as it gets. The idea of seeing our great country by road is nothing new, but it is a great way to get off the beaten path and explore less travelled road. For …

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Five Tips For Aussie Camping Festivals!

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Australians have long enjoyed outdoor music festivals during the long, hot summer months. The busy season brings down many great performers, offering travellers the chance to immerse themselves in a truly Australian event. Camping festivals such as Peat’s Ridge and …

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