After more than a decade, Rottnest Island’s latest luxury hotel, Samphire Rottnest, is set to open its doors in October. Get your exclusive sneak peek here.
Manjimup, the gourmet food-bowl of WA, has been hit hard by the coronavirus-induced tourism downturn. But despite its pain, there are green shoots of a revived industry sprouting.
A who's who of Hong Kong politics and business has attended a funeral ceremony for Macau gambling titan Stanley Ho. who died aged 98 in May.
Sixty-six per cent of WA business believe the State will face weaker economic conditions over the next 12 months, while confidence in our hardest hit region is at rock bottom.
Peter de Kruijff
WA lost more than $300 million in tourism spend in March this year alone, with a new report revealing for the first time the extent of visitors lost — and the dollars with them — due to COVID-19.
The 24-year-old woman currently fighting for her life following a helicopter crash in Broome is Mandurah education assistant Maddison Down.
The pilot who died in a tragic helicopter crash in Broome helped create one of the region’s bucket-list tourism experiences.
Australia’s national carrier has trimmed prices to regional destinations by up to 45 per cent in a massive boost to tourism operators clamouring for visitors at the best time of year.
Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures will reboot its operations after a three-month COVID-19 shutdown amid the death of its founder and former owner who was killed in a company helicopter on Saturday.
The first 6000 people to book a winter getaway to Rottnest Island will get a $20 worth of “Rotto dollars” to spend on the island’s activities, tours, and food and beverage options.
Those with itchy feet are in luck with Virgin Australia bringing back its Happy Hour seat sale, meaning plenty of cheap flights across WA and — for those with exemptions — the country.
Qantas is set to launch a massive intra-WA airfare sale with what are believed to be the lowest fares ever seen, according to insiders.
Shire councillors will tomorrow night decide whether or not to reallocate funding for the festival, which was pulled in April amid the pandemic.
The State Government is negotiating with crisis-hit Qantas and Virgin about putting on cheaper regional airfares to WA’s northern holiday hot spots.
A 400m-long flying fox — from the Matagarup Bridge to the Burswood Park foreshore — is likely to be open to the public early next year.
West Australians are planning road trips in droves, with caravan parks and tourist resorts booked out Statewide amid an advanced reservations boom extending to Easter 2021.
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Bali is hurting from a lack of tourists with no end in sight. As borders start to slowly creak open is it too soon for West Australians to head back to our adopted second home?
The man behind Australia’s widely lauded Super Bowl commercial — starring Chris Hemsworth — has been brought in to help spearhead efforts to draw tourists to the West Coast.
WA artist Ben Juniper has a $10 million idea for Perth’s “big thing” to attract tourists to our State’s capital - a 91m-tall steel and copper dinosaur sculpture at Elizabeth Quay.
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Regional West Australians are calling for an inquiry into the management of roadworks signs, with fears there could be an increase in crashes with more families holidaying within WA.
Premier Mark McGowan has pointed to Victoria’s rise in coronavirus cases as he defended his refusal to say when WA’s borders will reopen.
Perth Zoo said 17-year-old Dumai had been unwell for a while and the team had been caring for him around the clock, almost like palliative care.
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