Paradise lost: The destinations that tourism ruined

Chasing after cashed-up travellers is a risky business, writes Nigel Bowen. As seen in Airlie Beach, the easy tourist dollar might destroy the golden goose. For as long as anyone can remember, Airlie Beach (“the gateway to the Whitsundays”) has been a backpacker town, the kind of place full of hostels and raucous pubs packed … Read more