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    Hotels prepare for brutal winter as border woes continue

    premium_icon Hotels prepare for brutal winter as border woes continue

    'It’s something we’ve got no control over'

    Rockhampton ‘trending’ as travel interest soars in region

    premium_icon Rockhampton ‘trending’ as travel interest soars in region

    Tourist demand increased after last week’s border announcement.

    1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

    premium_icon 1000 per cent increase: Border opening makes state number 1

    Tourism surging since decision to reopen borders

    RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

    premium_icon RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

    A herd of dugongs was spotted from the vessel

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        PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

        Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

        Learn to surf online with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell

        AS THE Coast swelters through a second summer heatwave all most people want to do is cool off. Here are some fantastic options.

        VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

        All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

        premium_icon 10 common snakes and how to identify them

        Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

        CONSIDERING the vast amount of stunning bushland that covers much of Australia, it is no wonder bushwalking has cemented itself as a popular pastime.

        Five of the best to places to bushwalk

        Popular pass time offers something for everyone

        Tourism

          Hotels across the Gold Coast have been booked out over the first weekend of the school holidays but a tourism boss warns recovery has a ‘long way to go’.

          premium_icon Hotels full but recovery has ‘long way to go’

          "We are definitely seeing the numbers pick up"

          Thousands of cruise ship workers, including some Australians, are still trapped on ships unable to dock because of COVID-19 restrictions.

          Where stranded cruise ships are stuck

          Cruise ship staff still adrift after 110 days and counting

          Several family members have been left injured after their small boat collided with a humpback whale in a freak accident off the coast of Alaska.

          ‘Traumatic’: Whale hits tourist boat

          Several family members have been left injured after their small boat collided with...

          Tourism Minister has revealed loan negotiations between theme parks and the Federal Government were almost complete when the deal suddenly collapsed.

          premium_icon Theme park loans ‘at point of signing’ before collapse

          Federal Government loans for theme parks deal collapses