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Kangaroo Island walking trails to drive tourism and a stronger economy

The Turnbull Government will redevelop the iconic Prospect Hill Kangaroo Island Trails to attract more domestic and international tourists to the ... Read more

How to be Safe When Shopping Online

Protecting yourself when shopping online goes beyond ensuring that you don't get hacked; it also covers your finances and ensures that you are not m... Read more

What's New in the NT

Tales from the Top End: What's New in the NT   ... Read more

THE TRENDS DEFINING BRANDS IN 2018

  The Media Store identifies ‘Borderless Brands’ trends within its annual report ... Read more

Gondwana Wines: an Australian wine that gives back

Gondwana Wines, Australia’s first wine company committed to bringing communities together, will launch its 2016 McLaren Vale Shiraz into Liquorlan... Read more

Sunshine Coast Asian Food Festival

The Festival will be held in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland village of Maleny in the luscious rainforest surrounds of Spicers Tamarind Retreat, home ... Read more

2017 awards for best tech and telcos revealed

Tech and telco winners revealed in Australia’s biggest consumer opinion awards Surprise winners in many categories as smaller brands take the No. ... Read more

Anchor furniture to stop deaths and injuries

The ACCC is co-leading an international safety campaign urging parents and carers to anchor unstable furniture and large TVs to the wall to prevent ... Read more

Wellington's hottest new Asian eating house and bar, Hot Sauce

Hot Sauce, is now raising the temperature on the local food scene with its impressive list of creative cocktails and a menu bursting with contempora... Read more

Cruise Captains Reveal Favourite European Ports, Hottest Travel Tips

To coincide with the release of Azamara Club Cruises and Celebrity Cruises annual Europe “early bird” deals, the lines' captains have revealed their... Read more

Origin And Power Ledger Trial The Benefits Of Blockchain P2P

Blockchain energy market provider, Power Ledger is putting its world-leading peer-to-peer energy trading platform to the test via a trial with Austr... Read more

Australia's first Eco Fashion Week to shine a spotlight on local industry

The country's first Eco Fashion Week will be held in Perth this year and the national not-for-profit Australian Made Campaign is encouraging all A... Read more

Santai Retreat Offers
2 February

Santai Retreat Offers

Santai Retreat Three Night Spa Escape Offer Three Nights Including Spa Treatments From Just $299 Per Night Escape to Santai Retreat for a three night Spa Retreat. Indulge in three treatments at the Wellness Spa at Santai and immerse yourself in the full retreat experience located in the beautiful beach town of Casuarina. The Perfect Romantic Getaway Whether you’re celebrating your anniversary or Valentine’s Day, searching for the perfect place to propose or just want to treat your partner to a romantic escape, our Santai Spa 3 night Escape Package is just perfect, also ideal for a girls weekend getaway. If you wish for...

New Tourism April: Gold Coast Eats, Sleeps and Plays. All Things Go!
5 April

New Tourism April: Gold Coast Eats, Sleeps and Plays. All Things Go!

Picture this; exactly 12 months from now 6600 energetic and very hungry athletes and officials will fly in from 70 countries around the globe as the clock strikes “go” for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Where will they stay (when their event is over)? What will they eat? How will they play? Our latest list has the Gold Coast covered, dishing up the newest eateries shaking and stirring the dining scene, the reimagined hotel icons and the best ways to play after a big day at the Games. Eat The Collective, Palm Beach Three-hundred seats, five restaurants and cuisine straight out of...

Big Sur Village Welcomes Visitors
12 April

Big Sur Village Welcomes Visitors

As you cruise down Highway One from the Monterey Peninsula, you can't help but feel the excitement building up inside you. Those photos you have seen of the magnificent beauty of Big Sur are suddenly coming to life, appearing even better in person. The dramatic Santa Lucia Mountains to the left are sprinkled with yellow, white and magenta wildflowers. To the right, powerful waves crash onto the rocky coastline as cows graze with their calves in the lush green pasture. It truly is what poet Robinson Jeffers has described as the "greatest meeting of land and water in the world." “From hiking along...

Mall of America announced the opening of SMAAASH
6 February

Mall of America announced the opening of SMAAASH

The newest destination experience to join the nation's largest retail and entertainment complex has opened. Choosing Mall of America as its first United States location, SMAAASH will offer innovative and active entertainment unlike any other, featuring a multi-level go karting track, virtual-reality experiences never before seen in the U.S. and the best of sports, music and dining. “SMAAASH is the best place for friends and family to gather and get their pulse racing with our unique offerings,” said Shripal S. Morakhia, Chief Imagination Officer for SMAAASH Entertainment. “The triple 'A' in Smaaash stands for 'America's Adrenaline Arena,' and we look forward...

Villa Belong Dua: A Traditional Balinese Sanctuary
13 March

Villa Belong Dua: A Traditional Balinese Sanctuary

The enchanting, traditionally designed, Villa Belong Dua offers guests comfort, space and privacy in the beautiful Bali countryside. Teak furnishings, Indonesian antiques and captivating portraits adorn the interiors of this charming and luxuriously spacious two-bedroomed villa, while a mature tropical garden, an alang-alang thatched poolside bale (perfect spot for sunset sundowners) and a generous 20-metre pool grace the grounds. Belong Dua authentically replicates time-honoured Balinese family compound structure in its design, with every pavilion and every space carefully positioned. But high-tech entertainment amenities have not been sacrificed and each room features an LCD satellite TV and DVD player, high-speed WiFi and iPod dock. A team of...

Super Cruise Deals for Seniors During NSW Seniors Festival
22 February

Super Cruise Deals for Seniors During NSW Seniors Festival

"Passengers must present an Australian Seniors Card at check-in"     Captain Cook Cruises on Sydney Harbour is offering NSW senior card holders and Australian national and state senior card holders, lunch and sightseeing cruise deals with savings of up to 48%, throughout the NSW Seniors Festival from 04 – 15 April 2018. Seniors can enjoy a delicious Seafood Buffet lunch cruise and Harbour Story Premium cruise during the NSW Seniors Festival period. The Seafood Buffet Lunch cruise takes in the picturesque sights of Sydney Harbour and features a hot and cold seafood buffet lunch, aboard flagship vessel, MV Sydney 2000. ...

Cruise Captains Reveal Favourite European Ports, Hottest Travel Tips
22 September

Cruise Captains Reveal Favourite European Ports, Hottest Travel Tips

To coincide with the release of Azamara Club Cruises and Celebrity Cruises annual Europe “early bird” deals, the lines' captains have revealed their favourite European ports and insider tips – helping Aussies make informed choices for their dream European cruise. From ancient Greek mythology and the freshest seafood, to some very cheeky monkeys, the phenomenally well-travelled captains share their Europe highlights and provide travellers with insider information on the hottest places to visit to help them book their 2018 European getaway. To celebrate the Europe early bird booking season, Celebrity Cruises, the modern luxury cruise line renowned for gourmet food, wine, relaxation...

Travelling Australia Alone: Where To Go
11 September

Travelling Australia Alone: Where To Go

Travelling solo can be an unforgettable adventure, allowing you to focus on yourself, the activities you love, and exploration of a new area. Australia offers many options for solo travellers, so your only struggle might be choosing the right spot for you. Some factors to consider when travelling Australia alone include safety and access to transportation. In addition, you may want to select an area that offers plenty of activities so that you can spend more time exploring and less time driving in your campervan hire Australia. So, enjoy some self-reflection and start exploring these parts of Australia on your...

Students are Ditching University for Travel
7 February

Students are Ditching University for Travel

Today StudentUniverse, the world's leading travel booking site for students and youth, reveals a huge increase in young people taking a gap year since the EU referendum and increased tuition fees. The figures follow the recent UCAS announcement that applications to UK universities overall fell by 5 per cent to a total of 469,490. The student travel booking site has seen a 29 per cent year-on-year increase in searches, which it attributes to high tuition fees and Brexit putting students off study in the UK. During the same period, StudentUniverse has seen an 82 per cent increase in gap year searches to...

Origin And Power Ledger Trial The Benefits Of Blockchain P2P
21 September

Origin And Power Ledger Trial The Benefits Of Blockchain P2P

Blockchain energy market provider, Power Ledger is putting its world-leading peer-to-peer energy trading platform to the test via a trial with Australia’s leading energy retailer, Origin. The technical trial involves using anonymised and historical customer data to explore the benefits and challenges of peer-to-peer energy trading across the regulated network.   Power Ledger managing director, David Martin said working with Origin was a major step towards demonstrating the power of the blockchain to unlock the value of consumer-owned distributed energy resources. “The technical trial with Origin allows us to test this new and potentially disruptive technology with one of the industry’s biggest players,” Mr Martin...