Category Archives: Travel/Tourism

Commuters Get Fare Freeze

COMMUTERS will dodge an annual public transport fee hike, after the state government announced it will freeze fares across Queensland in 2015. The decision to scrap the 2.5 per cent increase due this month combined with last year’s fare cut … Continue reading

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Rivergate Expands Berthing Services To Superyachts

Until recently Rivergate Marina & Shipyard has accommodated vessels from all over the world up to 80 metres in length. As Rivergate continues to increase its international dominance, its services are also expanding. This week Rivergate announced they are now … Continue reading

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Brisbane’s Free Christmas Program For 2014

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled Australia’s largest free Christmas program, The Wonder of Christmas. Cr Quirk said The Wonder of Christmas would feature the return of The City’s favourite events, along with some new crowd-pleasers at South Bank, including … Continue reading

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New Boutique Hotel For The Valley

A new 110-room boutique hotel will be built in Kennigo St, Spring Hill, by the end of next year. To be known as Richmont Hotel by Mantra, it will help fill a niche market in Brisbane’s hotel sector and will … Continue reading

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Getting Around During The G20

The G20 Taskforce has issued details on traffic and transport for Brisbane during the week between 10 and 17 November. To ensure a safe and secure meeting environment when the G20 Leaders Summit is on and particularly over the days … Continue reading

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Free Music Events For G20 Cultural Celebrations

Brisbane’s legendary music scene will be celebrated with 24 days of free live music acts as we prepare to welcome the world’s leaders for the G20 Leaders Summit. The eclectic line-up includes Emma Louise, Busby Marou and Maggie Noonan. From … Continue reading

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World Tourism Experts To Speak At Brisbane Global Cafe

TripAdvisor President (Asia Pacific) Lily Cheng and Turkish Airlines CEO Dr Temel Kotil have signed up to the stellar line-up of international speakers for the Brisbane Global Cafe at City Hall on November 12 and 13. Ms Cheng will speak … Continue reading

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Brisbane Online Parking Hub Goes Live

A new online parking hub (brisbaneparkingguide.com.au) launched by Brisbane City is offering discounts of almost 60 per cent in its first month of operation. Developed in partnership with Brisbane Marketing, the web portal was designed in response to community feedback … Continue reading

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South Bank’s New Look Streets Beach

South Bank’s famous Streets Beach and stream area has been reopened following a $1.72 million facelift to improve safety and accessibility for the 10 million visitors to the parklands each year. Upgrades were timed for completion ahead of G20 Leaders … Continue reading

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Legend Of The Seas Set To Call Brisbane Home

The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International will base Legend of the Seas in Brisbane for the 2015/16 summer cruise season. Brisbane becomes the brand’s second Australian home port and takes the Australian fleet to an unprecedented four ships. … Continue reading

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