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Locals extend invitation to Great Keppel

Local island legend Geoff Mercer is the hero in the latest Queensland tourism promotional video. Produced in partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Capricorn Enterprise, the 90 second video is a compelling local invitation sharing insights on how… Read more »

International Growth continues for Southern Great Barrier Reef destination!

SGBR once again shows solid growth in the international visitor statistics. The Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) has yet again shown strong positive growth in the International Visitor Survey, released by Tourism Research Australia. International Visitor numbers to the SGBR… Read more »

LUCKY WINNERS OF CAPRICORN HOLIDAYS STAYCATIONS ON THE CAPRICORN COAST

Robyn Silcox from Bundaberg was the lucky winner of the Capricorn Holidays Staycation on Great Keppel Island. Robyn was absolutely thrilled when she received the call from Triple M Central Queensland’s Banksy and Pinky to announce that she had won… Read more »

Official Opening – Yeppoon Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank Tuesday November 28th – Echelon Building Yeppoon

Tuesday evening’s Official Opening of the Yeppoon Community Bank® branch of the Bendigo Bank by State Manager, Gavin Holden, follows in the footsteps of the highly successful Emu Park branch which commenced operations over twelve years ago. Supporting Gavin at… Read more »

Launch of Central Events Platform first for destination and Queensland!

Another first for the Capricorn region (stretching from the Central Highlands to the Keppel Islands), has been announced today by Capricorn Enterprise, the region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation. Whilst launching a brand new leisure website www.capricornholidays.com.au this week,… Read more »

Launch of new leisure website to boost visitors!

An average of 9,720 monthly unique visitors to the destination’s leisure website is about to grow thanks to the launch this week of the new look www.capricornholidays.com.au by Capricorn Enterprise. From the Southern Great Barrier Reef to the Sandstone Wilderness,… Read more »

New Campaign encouraging Central Queenslanders to holiday in their own backyard

Central Queensland residents will be encouraged to spend their summer holidays in region with a new “Spend Summer in Capricorn” campaign launching on Monday 20th November. The campaign, being promoted under the Capricorn Holidays banner, will be showcasing the fantastic… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Voted One of Australia’s Top 10 Island Destinations!

Great Keppel Island Voted One of Australia’s Top 10 Island Destinations! Great Keppel Island has taken out sixth (6th) position in an annual consumer poll by leading travel experience provider Experience Oz. Voted #6 Island Destination to Experience in 2017,… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise continues investment in Tourism Trade

Last week, the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg again partnered to promote the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Sydney ITO’s (Inbound Tour Operators). Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, led a delegation of operators new to trade over three… Read more »

Northern Australia Alliance in the nation’s capital

100 guests attended the Annual Northern Australia Statement function at Parliament House on Tuesday in Canberra hosted by the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Minister for Resources and Northern Australia… Read more »