Queensland Tourism News

Queensland Tourism launches Great Beach Drive holiday route

Queensland Tourism launches Great Beach Drive holiday route

Australia’s Great Beach Drive has been launched to provide over 200 kilometres of spectacular beach driving, capturing the dramatic coastline, scenery and wildlife along Queensland’s Sunshine and Fraser coasts. The touring route is steeped in culture and etched in Australian history. The full journey covers two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, a Wold Heritage-listed Marine Park and the largest sand island in the world.

Queensland State Government selects Serko Online

Queensland State Government selects Serko Online

Serko Online, the Australasian leader in online travel booking for business, has announced that Australia’s Queensland State Government has selected Serko Online to support its corporate travel program. Followinh an extensive evaluation process lasting six months, the Queensland Government selected Serko Online to take over their Travel Management System, awarding a two-year contract.

Great Barrier Reef is premiere viewing location for rare, total Solar Eclipse

Great Barrier Reef is premiere viewing location for rare, total Solar Eclipse

25th Jan 2012 Press Release Tourism News

While unseen to the naked eye right now, the moon is slowly overtaking the sun in preparation for a unique and total solar eclipse. This November, Eclipse 2012 (www.eclipse2012.org.au) will attract star gazers and adventure tourists from around the globe for this rare phenomenon as the moon’s shadow will cross over Australia’s Great Barrier Reef at approximately 6:37 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

Japan earthquake hits overseas markets globally

Japan earthquake hits overseas markets globally

16th Mar 2011 Tourism News

Nations around the world are bracing themselves for a large slump in tourism arrivals from Japan, following last week’s devastating earthquake. Touism chiefs in Queensland fear falling arrivals from Japan could further dent a region already struggling to recover from the devastating floods. And everywhere from Taiwan to India, destinations are already feeling the pinch.