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Great Keppel Island resort sale confirmed

Tower Holdings has signed and exchanged a contract with a preferred buyer for its lease holdings on Great Keppel island. A significant portion of Great Keppel Island is set to change hands following a successful expressions of interest campaign for… Read more »

Best of Queensland – don’t miss out!

Tourism and Events Queensland will be shining the spotlight on Queensland’s best tourism experiences in January 2019 when the first Best of Queensland Experiences are announced. All operators with a live, up-to-date listing on ATDW by Thursday, 1st November 2018… Read more »

Advertise your holiday deals for FREE online.

Advertise your holiday deals for FREE online. All members who have an ATDW membership have the opportunity to advertise an Online Holiday Deal for free on both the Queensland.com and the CapricornHolidays.com holiday deals web pages.  This offer is for… Read more »

A fishy tail – the true facts about “Yeppoon’s” recent shark attack

Exaggerated media coverage of the shark bite has spread nationally, and this has the serious potential of damaging the Capricorn Coast’s reputation. Thousands of tourists come to the Capricorn Coast every year because they know it’s more than a picturesque… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Region Breaks Tourism Records

Tourism has solidified its position as a pillar in our local economy according to new data released yesterday (Tuesday 2nd October) showcasing record high results. The National Visitor Survey data is released by Tourism Events Queensland, and recent figures revealed… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Infrastructure Investment

Last week, I had the pleasure of co-hosting with Pat O’Driscoll from Knight Frank, some very keen international investors to Great Keppel Island.  This Tuesday, I attended a round table discussion with the Hon Anthony Albanese, Shadow Federal Minister for… Read more »

Defence – ASMTI Contract announced

The announcement made yesterday (Tuesday Sept 25) afternoon by the Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett of the appointment of Laing O’Rourke as the Managing Contractor for the ADF/SAF $800 Million Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative Facilities Project… Read more »

Weekend notes with Nadine Cresswell-Myatt

Recently, Capricorn Enterprise hosted travel writer Nadine Cresswell-Myatt from Weekend Notes an online travel site. Weekend Notes reaches over 1 million readers every month, from people escaping the southern winter to families searching for their next family fun filled holiday… Read more »

That’s the spirit! Fabulous food and distilled delights give our region a boost!

Delicious gourmet delights, seriously good coffee and quality locally made spirits, are just part of the Capricorn region’s array of options that will get your taste buds watering.  Right on the ocean’s doorstep, our fantastic part of the Southern Great… Read more »

One hot night 2018 – Bigger and Better!

Only in its second year, Busby Marou’s ONE HOT NIGHT festival to be held on the 29th December has received $10,000 from the latest round of the Queensland Destination Events Program (QDEP), funded by the Queensland Government through Tourism and… Read more »