Posts Tagged ‘ Western Australia ’

Hot tips for 2019

Dec 26th, 2018 | By

We start our survey of what the industry “experts” suggest by looking at ABTA, the main trade body for the British travel industry, and what it thinks will be the top twelve destinations to watch over the coming year.

Saturday snippets: 3rd November 2018

Nov 3rd, 2018 | By
image of Virgin West Coast trains

The largest statue in the world, removing travel restrictions on Virgin Trains on Friday afternoons, changing Turkish visa restrictions and a new fare structure at Thomas Cook are just some of the stories that Adrian looks at this week.

British visitors in Western Australia

Mar 13th, 2018 | By

Whilst the state tourism minister wants to entice more flights from China how will he attract Britons? Or will he wait until sterling becomes more competitive and leave it at that?

Mandurah – its all about water!

Feb 28th, 2018 | By

As our spring comes and Mandurah’s Autumn approaches, some locals say the autumn and winter are the best times to visit the city and surrounding area.

Esperance and Instagram

Jan 21st, 2018 | By

The town of Esperance which is 450 miles away from the Western Australia capital of Perth is undergoing a tourism boom. And all because of Instagram.

Saturday snippets: 2nd of May 2015

May 2nd, 2015 | By

A Cleaning Day holiday and twilight check-in catches Adrian’s attention this week in his summary of the less well-known stories of the week.

Walking around Western Australia

Apr 27th, 2015 | By

Everyone is aware of how big Australia is so walking tours outside the major cities would seem something you would forget about.

Saturday snippets: 28th March 2015

Mar 28th, 2015 | By

Starfish, golf and Indonesian visas are some of the items to catch Adrian’s attention this week.

The Wizard of Oz

May 23rd, 2010 | By

Australia is known for more than just its famous exports: Fosters, XXXX and Neighbours. CD-Traveller gives you an overview of the land down under

A £14,000 Taxi Fare

Mar 14th, 2010 | By

Taxis can be expensive but £16,000 must be a pretty long trip. And so this one is. The entire journey is 4,000 miles and takes passengers into the outback of Western Australia.
So what’s so special about this one? Has some footballer or Hollywood film star with more money than sense decided to get some PR by “disappearing” in the outback? Is this another way of raising money for Sport Relief now that the English Channel has been swum and water skied?
No this is another ingenious idea from Australia to help publicise their country and get some more visitors. Last time, you might remember, it was Queensland that ran an international competition to find a warden to write a diary for 6 months on an island. This time it is Western Australia.

Antipodean adventures for all ages

Mar 2nd, 2010 | By

Last month CD Traveller reader, T Fleetwood, wrote in for some recommendations on what fifty somethings should see and do Down Under. Always aiming to please, we asked the experts –Tourism Australia and Tourism New Zealand –for a few ideas. Here’s what they had to say…