Looking for an excuse to book a holiday? Well, look no further - the State Government is offering a $200 discount to West Australians who book a midweek stay at Perth hotels.
Thrillseekers will soon be able to get an adrenaline fix 42m above the turf at Optus Stadium.
You dress up like a dork. Then you duck and weave and pant as you climb up 314 scary steps. But it’s all worth it to see the view from Perth’s Matagarup Bridge.
One in five WA tourism businesses say they face closure or having to shed staff due to travel uncertainty caused by border closures if JobKeeper is not extended beyond March.
‘No regional resident should pay more than $199 or $299 for a one-way flight to or from Perth,’ according to Premier Mark McGowan.
Albert Roux, the French-born chef and restaurateur who along with his late brother Michel had a profound influence on UK dining habits, has died at 85.
Premier Mark McGowan wants the ban on international cruise ships entering Australia to go beyond March, saying stopping ship arrivals was a ‘no-brainer’ before vaccines were rolled out worldwide.
WA tourism operators are enjoying a bumper season this festive period as locals embrace holidaying in the State.
Perth’s newest tourism attraction will be open just in time for Australia Day celebrations.
Rottnest Island is about to become more affordable for families during the summer holidays with discounted day trips announced for adults and children.
The new border rules for travellers from NSW is disappointing but ultimately the best option to avoid a repeat of local lockdown measures, WA businesses say.
Followers of the WA tourism Instagram account, @westernaustralia, noticed some peculiar posting behaviour last night, after the account started sharing strange images and sending spam to users.
Nestled in Nannup, Chris Done was a world away from the tourism icon in WA’s north that he helped make famous — but the Purnululu National Park was never far from his mind.
The financial impact of the state’s hard border policy has been revealed, with a new report showing WA domestic tourism lost hundreds of millions of dollars in the September quarter.
Airbnb joined DoorDash in what is quickly becoming a euphoric moment for new listings in America’s equity markets.
Olivia Carville, Katie Roof and Crystal Tse
Residents fighting a luxury resort and housing estate planned for Gnarabup claim the development will send worrying levels of effluent into its world-famous beaches.
The South West could be in line for a tourism boost, with Jetstar set to announce three flights a week from Melbourne to Busselton Margaret River Airport — the first of its kind on offer.
WA’s anti-discrimination watchdog has warned that Airbnb hosts who advertise their properties as ‘adults only’ could find themselves in hot water after receiving complaints from families.
With tourism operators struggling without international travellers, Tourism Australia is urging Australians to give each other holidays for Christmas this year.
AFL stars have heeded the State’s call to travel within the state, with Dunsborough doubling as WA’s Seminyak Beach for players like Nic Naitanui, Jamie Cripps and their girlfriends.
The Premier’s expected announcement means families who have been divided by the border for up to eight months can finally reunite for the festive season.
Police have praised the actions of a couple who bravely went into the water to save a bodyboarder who was attacked by a shark in Broome this morning, also revealing why they shot at the animal.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Jakeb Waddell
Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has offered cooped-up Aussies keen to head beyond our borders some positive news.
A teenage boy’s fascination with the comparatively large testicles of the honey possum has brought Gary Muir full circle in his love for Walpole.
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