Tourism

Solar Powered Boat Improves Tourist Experience And Boosts The Bottom Line

Friday, 23 October 2015

A solar powered boat at a remote western Queensland eco tourist resort has improved the experience enjoyed by visitors and boosted the bottom line.

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Port Macquarie’s feast of festivities in October 2013

Port Macquarie is having a month long festival in October to celebrate the passion, creativity, bounty and variety from its farmers, vignerons, brewers, entertainers and artists.

Event highlights:
· 6 October – Breakfast in the Beds at Near River Produce organic farm
· 6 October - Oasis by the River presents The Vintage Car Vineyard Tour
· 12 October – High Tea on the Hastings
· 18 October – Jazz and Shiraz at Eighteen Thirty Restaurant
· 19 October – World Par-TEA Victorian Luncheon Banquet
· 19 October – Black Duck Brewery Beer and Fine Food Matching Dinner
· 19-20 October – Landcare North Coast TAFE Farm Gate tours
· 20 October – A day at Bago Vineyards with a Treasure Hunt in the Bago Maze
· 24 October – Five plate tastings menu with matching wines at The Corner Restaurant
· 25 October - An Evening on the River Dinner at Port Panthers
· 26 October – Hastings Farmers Market’s 1 to 100 Acre Farming Fest
· 26 October – Artist Market in the Vines at Cassegrain Winery
· 26 October – SBS Feast Sneak Peak Party
· 27 October – Main Event: SBS Feast Tastings on Hastings 2013

Port Macquarie is a four hour drive North of Sydney or a one hour flight from Sydney and Brisbane with connections to the rest of Australia. A range of accommodation is available from 4.5 star waterfront hotels, eco-style tree houses to self contained apartments.

For event details and info on visiting, head to Tastings on Hastings, and to book accommodation and find out more about the region visit www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au

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How to: Ethical and sustainable travel

Monday, 29 April 2013

Founder of G Adventures Bruce Poon Tip shares his top five ethical and sustainable travel tips.

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The battleground of Broome

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

On the north-west coast of Australia, Broome is a thriving town of contrasting colours and industries, from eco to destructive.

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Chasing whale sharks

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Swimming with majestic whale sharks in the Philippines is not only a breathtaking experience, it's a positive contribution to the future of a species and a community.

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Government investigates climate change and tourism, again

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

The Australian government says it plans to look at the impact that climate change will have on our tourism industry - but we already have plenty of information available.

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