It’s wild and wonderful, and covers endless time and territory. It is an Australia that will satisfy any nomad’s travel desires. The Northern Territory is Australia’s cryptogram. . . wet, dry, old and modern. The slogan, “you haven’t been down under till you’ve been outback” is spot on mate! In a fit of travel mania, Read More

Australia stepped up its fight against sex tourism on Tuesday by pledging new funds to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member states to help return trafficked women and children to their homes, the government said on Tuesday.

Australia needed to work harder to alert tourists to its virtues because “we’re the last stop on the bus route,” the federal Minister for Small Business and Tourism, Joe Hockey, said at yesterday’s launch of the nation’s biggest ever push for visitors.

Located off the southern coast of mainland Australia awaits the island of Tasmania, boasting dramatic coastlines, rugged mountains and some of the world’s most incredible produce and wines. There is something magical about this natural wonderland in fall (April-June).

When a young and entrepreneurial Melbournian named Dr Richard Bassed bought Pungalina Station in 1999, the property in the Territory’s remote gulf country had been abandoned for almost 15 years. There were virtually no tracks on the half-a-million acre property, stock roamed wild and the owners had deserted the homestead long ago, after the, Read More

The world comes to Sydney’s Darling Harbour on March 6-7 when the Holiday and Travel Expo transforms the exhibition halls into some of the most exotic and desirable destinations on the planet. From helicopter tours of the Kimberleys in northwest Western Australia, the jungles of Sarawak and great train journeys to campervan holidays, Inca, Read More

Racist attacks on three Chinese restaurants in a single night have shattered not only the sleepy serenity of Perth, Western Australia but the plans of potential tourists and students. Although some Asians are unperturbed, others are running scared. Mr. Suresh Rajan, Chairman of the Ethnic Communities Council of Western Australia, reported, “I’ve already had, Read More

An estimated US$800 million worth of business is expected to change hands next week in Melbourne when AIME 2004, one of the largest exhibitions in the world for the business events industry, opens at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. The 12th AsiaPacific Incentives and Meetings Expo will comprise a record 750 exhibitors from 40 countries., Read More

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced another increase in exhibitor numbers for AIME 2004, 12th AsiaPacific Incentives & Meetings Expo, in Melbourne, Australia on 17 & 18 February. Exhibitor numbers have reached a record 750, 103 more than in 2003. “We are extremely pleased with the support for AIME 2004. Interest in exhibition space, Read More

The AIME Business Events Forum, the lead event of AIME 2004, 12th AsiaPacific Incentives and Meetings Expo, held in Melbourne on 17 & 18 February, will set the scene for the next two days of business. The AIME Business Events Forum will take place against a backdrop of fairly optimistic news following the release, Read More