Mongolia – an experience

Mongolia – an experience

By Gay Liddington Crawling out of my tent in the early Mongolian morning, I look across a vast steppe covered in a colourful carpet with intricate patterns. There are chives growing, as far as the eye can see and they’re all in flower. Literally millions of mauve and...
We are a holiday hot spot

We are a holiday hot spot

Maleny is rising in popularity among travellers, with bookings to the destination having grown by 66.1 percent in the last two years, through the world’s largest platform for hotel bookings by volume. Identified as a travel hot spot based through an analysis of...
Heart of the Hinterland

Heart of the Hinterland

by Gay Liddington The Queensland style Hotel Maleny provides a welcoming and historic presence to the township. Its by-line is ‘Heart of the Hinterland’. It is a heart that supports its community in ways that often go unnoticed. I spoke with hotel manager Tric...
Tamarind Restaurant receives top gong

Tamarind Restaurant receives top gong

The Tamarind Restaurant, Maleny, has won the best Asian Restaurant category at the 2017 QLD and NT Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence. General Manager and Restaurant and Catering Australia (R&CA) member Ryan Dillon said, “This...
A world-class ecotourism destination

A world-class ecotourism destination

Australia’s Nature Coast has won the Queensland Tourism Award for ‘Richard Power Award for Destination Marketing’, reflecting the success of the innovative marketing project in attracting European and other international visitors to the Sunshine and Fraser Coasts. The...