Fires hit North Stradbroke tourism hard

North Stradbroke Is FiresNorth Stradbroke Island was set for its best holiday period in decades before massive bushfires caused more than 1000 people to flee the island at the start of the year.

Queenslanders back tourism

Jann StuckeyNew research has shown that Queensland communities recognise the importance of the growth of the Queensland tourism industry under the Newman government's DestinationQ strategy.

China reforms see visitors drop

Chinese TouristsInternational visitors to Australia grew 4.5 per cent in November, despite a fall in the number of arrivals from China following reforms to improve the experience for Chinese tourists, according to peak national industry body Tourism & Transport Forum.

Robb wants US-Australia co-operation

Andrew-Robb-Trade-MinisterTrade minister Andrew Robb has urged US tourism operators and investors to partner with Australia in tapping the extraordinary growth potential in tourism into Australia from Asia.

Tourism bodies fight to protect GBR

GreatBarrierReefFour Queensland peak tourism industry associations have expressed grave concerns to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority over it's approval to dump 3.5 million cubic metres of port dredge from Abbot Point Coal Port into the waters of the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.

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