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Inquest into Kings Canyon cliff death hears safety training ‘non-existent’

A coronial inquest into the death of a 23-year-old British tourist at Kings Canyon near Alice Springs last year has heard that safety training for many central Australian tour companies is…

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Oct 7, 2015 Legal / Safety / Tourism /


Free child entry drives rise in holiday visits to Sydney museums

The NSW Government’s 'Kids FREE' initiative, launched in June this year, has driven a major increase in visitor numbers at the Australian Museum and Powerhouse Museum over the…

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Oct 7, 2015 Attractions / Tourism / Venues /


Thredbo closes after ‘epic’ 2015 ski season

With the long weekend having officially ended Australia’s 2015 snow season, Thredbo is looking  back on one of its best winters to date. Delivering record snowfalls,…

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Oct 6, 2015 Recreation / Tourism /


Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to pop up in Auckland

On the 400th year anniversary of his death, William Shakespeare’s famous Globe Theatre is to rise in Auckland. The promoters of Pop-Up Globe - the world’s first faithful…

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Oct 6, 2015 Culture / Entertainment / Events / Venues /


Fitness First promotes new memberships through Fitness Week

Fitness First clubs are opening their doors for free during the week from 5th to 12th October – introducing potential members to the range of fitness experience offered by the group.…

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Oct 6, 2015 Fitness / Marketing / Retail / Wellness /


Upgrade begins at Simonds Stadium

Redevelopment of Geelong's Simonds Stadium has commenced today (6th October) with Victorian Minister for Sport John Eren joining Geelong Cats Chief Executive Brian Cook and…

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Oct 6, 2015 Design / Sport / Venues /


New glass suspension bridge crosses Chinese canyon

The first transparent suspension bridge in China has opened above a canyon in Hunan's Shiniuzhai National Geological Park, offering brave visitors the chance to cross a 180 metre deep…

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Oct 6, 2015 Attractions / Environment / Safety / Tourism /


Tropical North Queensland eclipses 2015 tourism expenditure targets

Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) is on track to achieve the Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) 2020 visitor expenditure stretch target of $4.2 billion after exceeding the 2015 targets…

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Oct 6, 2015 Finance / Marketing / Tourism /


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