Sydney on top of the World

Sydney on top of the WorldSydney has once again been recognised as a top tourist destination after being ranked number five in the US news top 25 best places in the world to visit.

The list was compiled by using opinions and recommendations from users and travel experts and Sydney was the only Australian destination to make the final cut. Continue reading

Aviation giant signs marketing deal

By Matt Tewhatu

Aviation giant signs marketing dealOne of the world’s leading airlines Etihad has extended their commercial partnership with Tourism Australia by signing a deal set to be worth over $30million.

The size of the deal and the three year extension means that Etihad Airways becomes one of Tourism Australia’s biggest partners.  On top of promoting Australia to leisure and business travellers by rolling out large media campaigns in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, the deal will also see the airline sponsor Australia’s tourism trade and business events including supplying international tickets for media/trade and business events.The deal also sees Etihad become a pivotal part of tailor-made Australia holidays. Continue reading

Take a trip in the Blue Mountains

By Rebecca Evans

Take a trip in the Blue MountainsTailor-made Australia holidays allow you to incorporate unique experiences that are missed off standard schedules. Whether you are hoping to roam through various regions of Australia, enhance your adventure with a visit to New Zealand, Fiji or the Cook Islands, or simply stay settled within NSW, a trip in the Blue Mountains should feature at the top of your itinerary.

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Victorian beach escapes

By Matt Tewhatu
Victorian beach escapes

Australia’s tourist reputation around the world means that it’s no surprise that visitors head down under looking for sun, surf and sand. However, visitors often find themselves on some of Australia’s most popular beaches like Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast or Bondi in Sydney without any room to really stretch their legs and fulfil the craving for the space that the country is also well known for.

So instead of heading to the most tourist populated areas in order to find what most visitors desire, we’ve identified a number of popular Victorian beaches that will well surpass your expectations on your personalised Australia holiday. Continue reading

Exploring the Gold Coast Hinterland

By Matt Tewhatu

Exploring the Gold Coast HinterlandSun, surf and sand are the usual delights that come to mind when envisioning the Gold Coast, one of the most popular regions in Australia. However if you’re looking for a slightly alternative experience on the Gold Coast, a short drive inland takes you to an environment set against a country landscape with rural vibes and a laidback home-style atmosphere a world away from the hyper commercial urban streets of one of Australia’s primary tourist hotspots.

The home of a number of National Parks and attractions that boast some of the most marvellous scenery that Australia can offer, we’ve identified specific spots to visit on your personalised Australia holiday. Continue reading