$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

AMERICAN luxury resort developer Tim Reigal flew into Gladstone this week to present the council with his plans to build a resort on Curtis Island.

Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?

Quicksilver Cruises' activity platform on Agincourt Reef. INSET: See maori wrasse and spectacular corals while snorkelling.

There's a lot more to the Barrier Reef than you know

TRAVEL: Jordan's ancient towns a must-see in the Middle East

Ancient Petra, in Jordan's south, is one of the seven new wonders of the world. This narrow siq has been cut through deep rock as the entrance to the former trading city. Photo: Rae Wilson

The charming ancient cities of Petra and Jerash

Journey uncovers the truth about Syrian refugees

Miriam (Musaa's daughter) in the family tent. Camp Mercy, Bekaa Valley Lebanon

Caloundra photographer visits Lebanon refugee camp

'Triangular' flights from Gladstone as demand drops

Virgin’s jet touched down at Gladstone Airport.

"We constantly review our flying, including passenger demand"

Langkawi's natural beauty

Giant squirrels abound in the rainforest surrounding the Andaman.

Is this the world's most epic resort destination?

Travel: In pilgrims' footsteps through Italian countryside

Postcard pictures like this will greet you on Italy's pilgrimage walk the Via Francigena.

YOU don't have to be a walking enthusiast to enjoy a trek in Italy

Coast light-rail could cater for extra 200,000 residents

VISION: The future light-rail system envisaged along Alexandra Parade.

Could light-rail be the solution to urban sprawl?

Win a romantic weekend escape to Port Douglas

Win a romantic holiday to Port Douglas with Weekend magazine.

Fancy whisking your loved one away to a tropical paradise on us?

Big disruptions on Bruce Hwy to come over next two years

WHY the state and federal governments spending more than $1 billion on the Bruce Highway will bring major pain to the Sunshine Coast.

Investors eye Gladstone's $4m island with resort approval

UP FOR SALE: Turtle Island is on the market.

CHINESE and Sydney investors flag interest in Gladstone island.

Hummock? What Hummock? asks Doug

HARD TO FIND: Bundaberg resident Doug Peterson would like to see better signage to The Hummock.

Do you know where the Hummock is?

Major concerns as backpacker review starts

The Government announced the start of a review and public consultation on the broad range of issues affecting the supply and remuneration conditions of labour performed by Working Holiday Maker visa holders.

Have your say on the backpacker tax

Access to Great Keppel Island key to backpacker success

SUCCESS STORY: 'Grom' Mellick takes 17 backpackers on a surfing lesson at Agnes Water.

Island should be a 'hook' to snare visitors

Bundy Rum opens new $8.5 million tourist centre in Bundaberg

Keith Pitt, Anthony Mortimer, Jack Dempsey and Duncan Littler at the  new Bundaberg Rum Distillery opening.

World class tourist destination opens in Bundaberg

Tourism hot-spot hit as tourists opt out of Gladstone region

The Spirit of 1770 up in flames. Photo: Courier Mail

SUNKEN boat hits operators as international tourists opt elsewhere.

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

Star Time Lapse

NIGHT SKY: The stars over the Kolan River on the 25th June 2016. Photo: contributed

A short video of the stars over the Kolan river in time lapse on the 25th June...

Floating Apartment on Great Barrier Reef

Floating apartment on the Great Barrier Reef.

Airbnb are offering a chance to live right on the reef.

Bollywood Theme Park

Bollywood Screenshot

The world's biggest theme park is set to expand. Here's some of what will be there.

Chapman in Lyon

The Queensland Times Editor Peter Chapman.

Peter Chapman talks us through the best parts of this French gem.

Virgin Airlines new Kids Class

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids.

Virgin has launched a new cabin class just for kids. Check your dates before you...

Wander Victoria ad is a little offbeat

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

The latest enticement to visit Victoria takes a slow and strange approach

Qantas safety video

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful locations

A new safety video from Qantas featuring ordinary Australians in beautiful...

Roothy's crew follows the old Ghan railway

It could have been a culture shock when we left town on the Old Ghan track.

Stalking trout in New England

Some of the beautiful scenery encountered by photographer David Nielsen and his father Ian Nielsen in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Hooking in to the fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands.

Lady Musgrave Experience - 2015

SHIP AHOY: Main Event arrives at Burnett Heads Port Marina. It will begin Lady Musgrave Experience tours in the near future. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

A selection of photos taken on the Main Event with owner/operator Brett Lakey.

Places People Love - Feb 2015

Monika May shared this photo of Elliott Heads at sunset. Photo Contributed

NewsMail Facebook readers share photos of places they love.

Tea plantation tour

Our tea master shows us how to hold a Chinese tea cup. Photo Megan Mackander / Sunshine Coast Daily

Megan Mackander explores the Guilin Tea Research Institute in southern China

Lantau Island, Hong Kong

The giant bronze Buddha at Lantau Island's Po Lin Monastary. Photo Crystal Jones / NewsMail

A selection of photos showing Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

Spectacular Patagonia, Chile

Images from Patagonia, Chile: Tour guide Stephanie Araya on the Patagon excursion.

Patagonia, Chile offers some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet. Images:...