WhyGo Australia News 06/03/2010
Whacking day: Toad terminators to increase NT tourism? – Weird News Travels Fast – etravelblackboard.com
Darwin’s Lord Mayer Graeme Sawyer said tourists could be lured to the Northern Territory with cane toad killing safaris. Mr Sawyer believes that plenty of ‘whack-happy’ visitors would be happy to help terminate the cane toad scourge; however past proposals by tour operators to include this activity in their overnight camps have all been knocked back.
Irish tourists arrested after jumping into Sydney Harbour in their undies | Mail Online
Two Irish tourists have been caught with their pants down in Australia after taking an impromptu skinny-dip in Sydney Harbour.
Tourism NT ties with Panasonic to promote the Northern Territory in 3D – mUmBRELLA
Tourism NT has teamed up with Panasonic to create 3D content as part of the tourism body’s local and international marketing plans to be unveiled this year.
Latest Tourism Australia ad revealed with ordinary Aussies singing ‘unofficial anthem’ | Herald Sun
TOURISM Australia today unveiled its latest television commercial at the Australian Tourism Exchange convention in Adelaide.
In Australia, Customs Asks If You Are Carrying Porn and Then Will Watch It
Customs in Australia started asking the question in September 2009 to try and curb illegal pornography, like child porn. When filling our your Passenger Card while on the airline, en-route to the airport, you are asked if you are carrying any pornography. If you say yes, then you open yourself to having your porn viewed by a customs official.
Australian Tourism to sell Australia through song
The new advertisement, which will be played online, on TV and in cinemas, will be unveiled to more than 3000 national and international stakeholders in Adelaide on Monday.
The great and mighty Oz – BostonHerald.com
SYDNEY, Australia – Everyone says you need months to really see Australia, and there’s some truth to that. But even if you only have two weeks, Oz can still be an option. You just have to focus.
Tourism Queensland promotes holidays ‘going for a thong’ – mUmBRELLA
Anthony Hayes, Tourism Queensland CEO, said: “The ‘Queensland, Going for a Thong’ tagline is a way for us to poke a bit of fun at ourselves and capture what makes the perfect Queensland holiday – fun, a relaxed atmosphere and laughter with friends and family.”
Australia travel affected by BA cabin crew strike | Embrace Australia
Qantas – one of the largest Australia travel airlines said today that the BA cabin crew strike would not affect passengers travelling between Australia and the UK with them.
ABC Sport – Premiers keep State of Origin wager alive
On the 30th anniversary of rugby league's State of Origin, the two female premiers have added a new twist to the annual bet on the series outcome.