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Top Ten Tips for Jungle Trekking

Top Ten Tips for Jungle Trekking

The words “jungle trekking” can conjure up all sorts of images to the newbie trekker. Before my first jungle trekking experience in Sumatra back in 2009, I had no idea what to expect. I envisioned spiders the size of dinner plates, snakes hanging from every branch, hacking my way through choking vines with a machete, […]

Shitbox Rally 2017

Shitbox Rally 2017

Red dust, blue skies, a convoy of shitboxes and horizons that span for endless miles. In May 2017, 450 participants will take to the Australian outback in cars worth less than $1,000 all to raise much-needed funds for critical cancer research initiatives. The largest independent fundraiser for Cancer Council, Shitbox Rally will embark on an […]

High-Tech Tourism Attraction Opens in Darwin

High-Tech Tourism Attraction Opens in Darwin

The Bombing of Darwin Harbour has been brought to life by a new multi-million dollar tourism attraction which opens at Stokes Hill Wharf today. Tourism NT CEO, Tony Mayell, said the new facility uses cutting edge technology to provide never-before-seen virtual reality and holographic experiences of the Bombing of Darwin Harbour. “There is no doubt this fantastic […]

Motor World Sydney

Motor World Sydney

MotorWorld Sydney to be held at Sydney Motorsport Park in Eastern Creek on 1 – 4 December this year is an entirely new automotive festival designed to provide thrilling entertainment, fun activities and educational benefits for all members of the family. It will include a large number of test drive opportunities in a range of […]

Los Angeles Sets New Tourism Record

Los Angeles Sets New Tourism Record

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. today announced Los Angeles welcomed a record 45.5 million visitors in 2015, an increase of 2.8% over 2014 levels, breaking visitation records for the fifth consecutive year. New tourism records were set for both domestic […]

Vivid Sydney Dazzles on Opening Weekend

Vivid Sydney Dazzles on Opening Weekend

Vivid Sydney is dazzling audiences with its most innovative program yet, with close to 300,000 people attending the festival’s opening weekend. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres said the festival had already recorded a seven per cent increase on last year’s opening weekend attendance. “Visitors and locals alike embrace Vivid Sydney each […]

Upcoming Events in the Northern Territory

Upcoming Events in the Northern Territory

Take a look at what’s coming up in the NT over the next couple of months! MAY Wide Open Space Festival: 29 April – 1 May Discover a colourful marketplace with tasty treats, handmade crafts, clothing from local designers and an eclectic mix of entertainment. Held an hour’s drive from Alice Springs, Wide Open Space Festival celebrates the […]

Royal Caribbean Extends Ovation of the Seas’ Maiden Australian Season

Royal Caribbean Extends Ovation of the Seas’ Maiden Australian Season

Today Royal Caribbean International made a double announcement regarding Australia’s very first new-build cruise ship, the ground-breaking US$1 billion Ovation of the Seas. The company revealed that the newest, biggest and most technologically advanced ship for Australia will now extend her maiden season down under with four extra cruises during this forthcoming summer 2016/17 season. […]

Insider Journeys’ Top 5 Food Cities in China

Insider Journeys’ Top 5 Food Cities in China

Savvy travellers are getting a jump on the peak travel period by visiting the world’s most populous country – China – in spring, to take pleasure in the best of its authentic food as well as a range of great sights. To assist, Insider Journeys shares its insights into the country’s top five food cities […]

PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport’s $15 Lounge & Swim Package

PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport’s $15 Lounge & Swim Package

Friday 1st April 2016: From today, visitors can delight in PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport’s swim and lounge package for only $15, offering more than your standard airport lounge with access to the hotel’s leisure facilities, lounge and AIRO Bar & Restaurant. Just a two minute walk from both domestic and international terminals via two pedestrian sky […]