Posts Tagged ‘ Gold Coast ’

Saturday snippets: 6th September 2014

Sep 6th, 2014 | By
MV Discovery

Adrian wraps up some of the overlooked stories of the week including walking and food festivals, a zoo and finds out that research shows we are still very fond of our holidays.

Famous for fun

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

UPDATE: 11/11/2011 The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held in the Gold Coast making it the fifth time that an Australian city will have hosted the Games.This is the slogan for the Gold Coast

Australian Tourism Gets The Publicity

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

There must be something in the air at the moment as, having just returned from Australia, the tourism publicity over here about the place is coming in big doses. That may not be surprising given that the number of Britons – and tourists overall – going there has declined in the last year. Now they are trying to persuade us to visit them again. They claim that Air Passenger Duty (APD) is not playing a role but it is hard to see that it isn’t having a bit of a deterrent and will so again when it rises in November this year yet again.