The 2026 Commonwealth Games will be hosted in the Australian state of Victoria in March 2026. The sporting extravaganza will take place across multiple cities and regional hubs, including Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and Ballarat. The Opening Ceremony will be staged at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Prominent Queensland tourism and conservation organisations have united to urge the Australian government to financially commit to doubling the size of protected areas in order to boost tourism and local economies ahead of 2032 Brisbane Olympics.
Emirates has announced a second daily flight on its Dubai-Melbourne route, served by its flagship A380. Starting May 1st, the airline will offer customers fourteen weekly services from Dubai.
Australia has rolled out a red-carpet welcome to British travellers as the country reopens its borders for the first time in two years. There were tearful reunions in Sydney earlier as people began arriving.
Tourism Australia has launched a campaign to encourage travellers to book their next big holiday to Australia, as borders re-open to all fully vaccinated tourists and other visitors on Monday.
Emirates has announced a second daily flight on the Sydney-Dubai route, served by an A380. The country is preparing to reopen to international travellers next week.
The Australian government has announced Australia will reopen to all fully vaccinated visa holders, tourists, business travellers and other visitors from later this month.
Marriott has announced the opening of the Tasman, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart, marking the debut of the Luxury Collection brand in Australia.
Featuring 189 guestrooms and a one-of-a-kind rooftop infinity pool, the new hotel is destined to become a resort-style haven just minutes from Melbourne city centre.
Mövenpick Hotel Melbourne on Spencer is now open. This property brings the brand to Australia’s most liveable city and unveils parent company Accor’s second Mövenpick Hotel in Australia.
Qantas has confirmed it will operate its flagship direct route from Australia to London via Darwin when international flights resume next month with the reopening of the border.