Despite its laid-back way of life and it’s gorgeous climate, Brisbane is somewhat overshadowed by the Gold and Sunshine Coasts. Take into consideration that Brisbane also has Sydney and Melbourne to compete with, you can understand it not being one of the most popular destinations in Australia. However, that certainly doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a lot to offer. Continue reading
Hotels and restaurants in Melbourne have experience significant increases in occupancy on the back of the recent Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park.
According to a report from Hotel Market Data and Benchmarking company STR Global, the occupancy of Melbourne’s hotels during the tournament which took place between 18 and 31 January increased 16.3% to 90.4% compared to the week before the tournament started. The average daily rate (ADR) was also up 36.3% to AU$238.13 (approximately £115).
Tourism Australia has officially launched its new global campaign focused on the country’s aquatic and coastal experiences featuring Australian Hollywood heart throb Chris Hemsworth.
Launched at an event in New York City on 25 January, the event was attended by both Hemsworth as well as Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop. Continue reading
by Georgina Parkinson
A hidden gem located over 800km north of Adelaide in South Australia, Coober Pedy is a worthwhile inclusion in any tailor-made Australia holiday itinerary. This mysterious underground outback city is the perfect location to broaden your horizons, enjoy some incredible views and experience the best of outback life. Continue reading