Great Barrier Reef Not Added To UNESCO’s World Heritage “In Danger” List!

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The UN conservation agency, UNESCO, has finally announced its recommendation that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef not be added the World Heritage “in danger” list. Inclusion on the list, which protects critically damaged world heritage locations, has been highly criticised and …

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The Fight For The Great Barrier Reef!

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Earlier this week, an Australian tourism icon was saved from a disastrous future. The Great Barrier Reef, internationally renowned as a hot-spot for underwater life, was at risk of being used as a dumping site for dredged materials. The impact …

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Jetty, set, go!

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The ocean is part of Australian life. It shapes our culture, our values and the time we share with friends. It can be fun, relaxing and everything you need when visiting our beautiful nation. Here are just a few water …

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Space shuttles and submarines – the next frontiers of tourism?

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Currently, tourism is looking upwards. Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic are preparing to take to space after years of hype. It’s thought that the first flight will be launched within the next year. Passengers will pay hundreds of thousands dollars …

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Sentimentality and Souvenirs

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In French, the word souvenir means “to remember”. It makes sense, then, that we have a tendency to spend our money on bits and bobs overseas that we would never bother investing in at home. In some cases, we can …

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Great Barrier Reef

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On the top shoulder of the Queensland coasts lies the largest coral reef system in the world.  The Great Barrier Reef spans over 344,400 square kilometres and is made up of countless reefs, coral cays and islands. Often named among one …

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