Yeppoon couple's small reprieve in heartbreaking diagnosis

'As an able-bodied person, until you are caring for someone with an illness or disability, it's those simple things that can be the elephant in the room': wife

Snapshot of lake life in Guatemala

SPECIAL PLACES: Lake Atitlan in Guatemala has lots of pretty towns along its shores. This is a view from Panajachel.

Discovering small town life in Guatemala

The Qld spot where lightning strikes all the time

A guide shows off the rocks created by lightning strikes on Moreton Island.

Rock is evidence of repeated strikes in Queensland spot

Traveller detained, told NZ is part of Australia

Kiwi traveller was told New Zealand is part of Australia

Find plenty of attractions in Mackay

Cape Hillsborough at dawn.

Check out some of this north Queensland town's best attractions.

How to travel Australia without robbing a bank

Beautiful Greens Pool, Denmark, Western Australia

It's the great Australian dream here's how it can be yours

Gold Coast turns on a family theme

Surfers Paradise is the ideal family getaway.

Slow down on the glitter strip

how to satisfy their warring

Relax and spa concept. Woman with a flower in hair relaxing in a pool at Krabi, Thailand.

If you're combing work with pleasure you are right on trend

Popular CQ holiday spot gets mobile phone coverage

POPULAR tourist attraction Carnarvon Gorge will get three satellite small cell mobile phone base stations under round two of the mobile black spot program.

'Embarrasingly good': $90m blitz to lure tourists to Gladstone

Arrival of the Pacific Dawn, Thursday, March 10, 2016. Photo Helen Spelitis / Gladstone Observer

GLADSTONE is set for a "good couple of years” on the tourism front.

20,000 new jobs by 2020 the hope of new tourism campaign

Bulcock Beach, Caloundra.

New campaign hopes to generate 20,000 new tourism jobs by 2020

Dreamworld reopening still in limbo after safety audits

The Thunder Rapids Ride at Dreamworld.

Closure costing theme park $300,000 a day

Big changes ahead for Greater Whitsunday Region

John Glanville has been appointed to the position of Chair Elect of the Greater Whitsunday Alliance (GW3).

New chair elect wants to put the region on the map

Tourist's body dissolved in boiling hot springs

One of the thousands of hot springs in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Photo by Flickr user m01229.

Tourist fell into spring trying to check its temperature

Would you support a zip line at Lennox Headland?

John Wallington and Peter Collocott have proposed a three-platform zip line extending from the top of Lennox Headland to the north end of Boulder Beach.

Entrepreneurs think up zippy strategy to boost Ballina Shire tourism

Turkish Airlines adds a touch of magic

Magician lends his talents to Turkish Airlines safety video.

A new safety video gets some help from visual magician Zach King.

Yak 52 Soviet trainer takes off over Airlie Beach

NEW RIDE: The Yak-52 has been flying around the skies above Airlie Beach performing aerobatics replacing the beloved Tiger Moth which was declared a ride-off in July.Photo Martin StringerPhoto contributed.

Yak-52 takes off over Airlie Beach

Anna Faris stars in Air NZ video

Air New Zealand safety video goes Hollywood.

Latest safety video has a touch of Hollywood.

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...

Panama in pictures

Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Leaping dolphins and a beach of starfish await travellers to this island...

Company recovers after cyclone

The Tanna Coffee outlet at Port Vila, Vanuatu, was once the first Catholic church on the island.

A Vanuatu coffee company is slowly expanding following Cyclone Pam.