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Brisbane in 2015

Listed by The Guardian UK, Fairfax's Traveller and CNN as one of the top places to visit this year, Brisbane is the shining star of Australia in 2015.

Introducing Miss Betty - Tangalooma's new baby dolphin

The latest addition to Tangalooma’s family of wild dolphins has been named Miss Betty after a national naming competition.

Brisbane's Sizzling Summer Events

From sizzling sporting spectacles to intriguing exhibitions and spellbinding stage performances, Brisbane’s events will shine this summer.

Brisbane Greeters greet the world

Brisbane Greeters turned on the hospitality for some of the world’s high fliers during the G20 Leaders Summit, showing off the delights of Brisbane.

Brisbane band Sheppard perform on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Brisbane band Sheppard made its American debut as the first Australian band to ever appear on the popular Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Howard Smith Wharves to get new hotel and parkland

The revitalisation of a prime city riverside eyesore site has moved a step closer to fruition today with the announcement of the successful tender for the Howard Smith Wharves Revitalisation project

Major international hotel brand chooses Brisbane

14 October 2014 – Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has officially launched NEXT Hotel in the Queen Street Mall, highlighting its appeal to the technologically focused traveller.

Gambaro awarded best new hotel in Queensland

Gambaro Hotel Brisbane was awarded ‘Best New Accommodation Hotel’ at the Queensland Hotels Association (QHA) Awards for Excellence on 1 October.

South Bank Parklands score high satisfaction

Brisbane City Council’s South Bank Parklands continue to wow tourists and residents, with a whopping 99 per cent of visitors citing it as a ‘must do’ experience, a recent survey revealed.

Open Now: NEXT Hotel

Recently opened on the Queen Street Mall, NEXT Hotel redefines service standards with unlimited free wi-fi, free mini bar items and a Club Lounge accessible to all hotel guests.