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Jolyon Attwooll 12:24pm TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has prompted a strong reaction after suggesting that children should be stashed in the luggage hold during flights.
10:51am The dire manners and "uncivilised behaviour" of some Chinese tourists abroad are harming the country's image, said a top official who lamented their poor "quality and breeding".
Jolyon Attwooll 10:21am US couple find themselves 11,000km away from their destination, on the wrong continent, after airline error.
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JANE REDDY If The Great Gatsby whets yours appetite for a bygone era then a night at The Plaza in the Fitzgerald Suite is in order.
Julietta Jameson This Australian busker-turned-acclaimed singer-songwriter is a fan of strong luggage.
JANE REDDY Interest in Hawaii continues to grow, with more than 250,000 Australians and Kiwis visiting in 2012.
ROBERT UPE Determined to lift visitor numbers to 40 million a year by 2020, the British are counting on us, writes Robert Upe.
Twenty-one people were hurt, including eight Japanese tourists, when a small plane skidded off a Nepal airport runway and plunged into a river, police said.
Aussie father one of thousands that fall victim to night-flight ban at one of Europe's busiest airports.
ROBERT UPE Things are looking up for skiers and snowboarders with early snowfalls across Australia's mountain resorts. Now, Thredbo is about to announce its cheapest day-ticket price in four years.
Chris Vedelago A wayward drinks cart could cost Qatar Airways a steep damages bill with a passenger alleging serious physical and psychological trauma after being struck by a trolley more than two years ago.
The giant inflatable rubber duck which has attracted tens of thousands of visitors since it sailed into Hong Kong two weeks ago was reduced to a sad deflated disc on Wednesday in the city's harbour.
Indonesian authorities blamed poor training for a crash in which a rookie pilot undershot the runway and landed in the sea off the resort island of Bali last month, according to a report seen on Wednesday.
Paris police said they would deploy more officers to protect tourists against pickpockets and launch an awareness campaign to fight fake charity organisations targeting visitors.
ROBERT UPE Tourism Australia's "best jobs in the world" competition has been whittled down to 18 finalists from 330,000 people from 196 countries, but there isn't an Australian among the final contenders.
Colin Cosier A Chinese airline staffer has been filmed attempting to throw a steel chair at a passenger during a fiery altercation at Beijing airport.
BRIDIE JABOUR Watch out Gold Coast and the Great Barrier Reef, another Queensland attraction is attempting a grab of tourism dollars.
An Air India flight to Bangalore was diverted to another city after the pilot returned from a toilet break and found the door to the cockpit jammed shut.
French aerospace giant Airbus offered a sneak preview of its latest long-haul carrier, the A350, on Monday, rolling out a first model in front of hundreds of staff at its assembly plant in south-western France.
A female Whitney Houston fan has been arrested after forcing an American Airlines flight to make an unscheduled landing when she would not stop belting out renditions of Houston's songs.
Video footage of an inebriated tour guide lunging out of his car and charging a wild elephant at South Africa's famous Kruger National Park is causing an uproar.
The opening this month of the first life-sized Barbie Dreamhouse in Europe may be the fantasy of many a little girl, but Berlin feminists are mobilising against what they call a sexist icon.
ADRIAN LOWE It is not yet winter, but already Victoria's alpine region has seen its second snowfall this year.
Anthony Dennis, Esther Han An upgrade of Sydney's Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay will help satisfy the demands of the booming cruise industry but the building's restaurant and bar tenants are upset over the terminal's uncertain future.
SARAH WHYTE Thousands of people who have booked and paid to attend the Anzac Day centenary dawn service in Gallipoli in 2015 stand to miss out because only a restricted number of tickets will be issued via a ballot.
SARAH WHYTE Government warns a restricted number of tickets will be issued via ballot for centenary dawn service.
A hot cup of Ceylon tea is better known as being soothing and relaxing, but Sri Lanka is now marketing its most profitable export as a luxury boost for the libido.
DAVID WROE Australians have been warned against buying tickets for the 2015 Anzac centenary dawn services from ''irresponsible'' travel companies before the national ticket ballot.