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Yeppoon Lagoon a hit with bloggers!

Bloggers, Travel Writers and Tourism Trade have been extremely impressed with our destination’s new products over the past month, particularly the Yeppoon Lagoon and that incredible infinity view over Great Keppel Island! Capricorn Enterprise recently hosted Christine Retschlag, international Freelance… Read more »

Queensland Budget 2018-19

What’s in it for Central Queensland? This year’s STATE BUDGET 2017 includes $1.044B infrastructure investment and reportedly 3500 new jobs in Central Queensland. Livingstone Shire  $1.1M of $3.8M total spend for Yeppoon State High School additional classrooms $6.7M of $25M total spend… Read more »

Boutique cruise ship explores the Keppels!

Another FIRST for our region, on Monday 18th June, we welcomed cruise company Silversea as the ‘Silver Discoverer’ sailed through the Keppels, docking in close proximity to Great Keppel Island, overlooking the main beach accommodation and activity in stunning winter… Read more »

Caravan and Camping Shows – over 170,000 visitors

Attending major Caravan and Camping Shows is an essential activity in promoting our region and its assets to the drive market. Last weekend Southern Great Barrier Reef representatives wrapped up the annual show circuit in Brisbane, having already represented the… Read more »

DIAMOND CLASS TOUR TO OUR DIAMOND CLASS DESTINATION!

Multi Award winning tour company Fun Over Fifty has chosen the Capricorn Coast to showcase a new ‘travelling Diamond Class’ coach with the “Capricorn Coast and Great Keppel Island Explorer ‘Diamond Class’ Tour”. Fun Over Fifty founder, Toni Brennan began… Read more »

TEQ Conversations with Industry – A great success

Thanks to our fifty (50) local tourism business Members who joined Capricorn Enterprise in welcoming our Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) colleagues to Yeppoon this week.  This annual “TEQ Conversations with Industry” is a fantastic opportunity for our local industry… Read more »

Joint TEQ and Capricorn Enterprise campaign in market for Great Keppel Island

The next phase of Tourism and Events Queensland’s ‘Find your perfect next’ campaign is underway, with the focus on Capricorn’s Great Keppel Island. The 90-second video, featuring Great Keppel Island local Geoff Mercer, is being promoted together with a series… Read more »

Global goddess visits twice in a month

Last month we were also thrilled to host Christine Retschlag, world renowned travel writer based in Brisbane.  Editor and journalist, “The Global Goddess”, has spent 29 years working on newspapers and magazines in Australia, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.  Christine… Read more »

Tourism Trade love our destination

A six night stay just wasn’t enough for Sandra Feustel, General Manager Product & Client Relations, Pan Pacific Travel Australia (one of Australia’s major Inbound Tour Operators established in 1984).  With husband Frank, Sandra experienced a number of our accommodation… Read more »

Social Influencer visits Central Highlands

Social influencer, Matt Williams, was last week exploring the Central Highlands region as part of activity conducted by Capricorn Enterprise and the Southern Great Barrier Reef regions. Matt was commissioned to capture imagery, videos and write blogs that showcase the… Read more »