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DestinationQ 2018 a great success!

Representation from right across our Capricorn region at the annual DQ tourism forum was very encouraging!  An audience of 700 intently listened to keynote speakers about the rapid digital trends and how to engage the younger generations (author Claire Madden… Read more »

DestinationQ Local Government and Tourism Masterclass – two great local speakers

Our destination was invited to present not one but two topics at the Local Government and Tourism Masterclass last week. Laureth Rumble from Pumpkin Island presented on their nation leading environmental initiatives forging the way in sustainable tourism.  Laureth’s topic… Read more »

Record wins for Capricorn Region and Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at Queensland Tourism Awards 2018!

A record four (4) Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for the Capricorn Region and a record fourteen (14) Awards across the greater Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination were taken out at this year’s Annual Queensland Tourism Awards at the… Read more »

New fishing show films from Keppels to Stanage Bay!

Capricorn Enterprise hosted a visit over the weekend by popular Channel Seven weather reporter Paul Burt (“Burty”), his Producer and cameraman from the Gold Coast, to film a number of segments for his new fishing show to be launched in… Read more »

Regional students get uni funding boost

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, has announced a funding package to encourage and grow access to tertiary education for regional and remote students and benefit Central Queenslanders.  CQUniversity is one of the universities set to share in $92.5 M… Read more »

Great Keppel Island – Respecting the past and building the future

Purchasers of the Great Keppel Island Resort, Isabella and CK Wei and their family members (daughter Naomi and son Victor, sister Phileen and fiance Andy Tsang), business partner Candy Yuan, along with Taiwanese freelance journalist Amanda Szu-han, spent an afternoon… Read more »

Record number of Capricorn tourism operators enter Queensland Tourism Awards

Competition is heating up in this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), as some of the Capricorn’s most awarded tourism operators compete for gold. With more than 200 entrants state-wide across 28 categories, the… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum: A Win-Win for project proponents and regional industry

What determines a successful regional industry forum? Ten informed and detailed presentations by project proponents, managing contractors plus political and industry leaders? Details on a selection of regional Projects valued at in excess of $2 Billion due to formally commence… Read more »

Capricorn funding confirmed for another three years

Tourism is a $25 billion industry for the state and employs 217,000 people. The tourism industry is successful when Product, Management and Marketing in any location are exceptional. In Queensland there are thirteen (13) official Regional Tourism Organisations (RTO’s) with… Read more »

ART Emerging Tourism Professional program

Congratulations to Eloise Chaffers of Great Keppel Island Hideaway who was recently named 1 of only 4 national finalists for the ART Emerging Tourism Professional Program! The ART (Australian Regional Tourism) conference was held last month at The Tweed NSW,… Read more »