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Young tourism leaders on annual Tourism Trade sales mission in Brisbane and Sydney

This week our three Capricorn Young Tourism Leaders (Eloise Chaffers, Amanda Hinton and Zac Garven) are visiting Inbound Tour Operators and major tourism partners in Sydney and Brisbane. After accompanying their RTO for the first couple of years, this is… Read more »

The Great Barrier Reef nominated in national search for ‘7 wonders of Australia’

The Great Barrier Reef has been nominated in a nation-wide voting initiative to determine the ‘7 Wonders of Australia’, with tens of thousands of Aussies expected to vote in what is set to be Australia’s largest-ever online travel poll. Last… Read more »

Keppel Bay Sailing Club Convention and Sporting Hub

Keppel Bay Sailing Club has recently announced their visionary plan to develop a sporting, tourism and events hub in Yeppoon. The proposed Keppel Bay Convention and Sporting Hub could include a 1,000+ seat Convention Centre, accommodation, retail, as well as… Read more »

Coal is still Gold

Due to a number of factors the Central Queensland region is again experiencing accelerated resource activity (predominantly associated with coal mining). Some of the factors influencing the expansion of resource activity include: • A record number of operating coal mines… Read more »

Young Tourism Leaders announced for 2018!

The Honourable Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games and the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development, yesterday launched the… Read more »

Walking on water

Around the Corner Creative duo stylist Penny Hunt and photographer Naomi Pelletier once again have found the prime location to shoot another fashion campaign on the shores of the Capricorn Coast. The newly opened Yeppoon Lagoon made the ultimate backdrop… Read more »

LIFESTYLE & VISITOR GUIDE – BOOK NOW!

Get in Quick! Spaces are selling fast for the 2018/19 Capricorn Coast Lifestyle & Visitor Guide. Advertising starts from a low $250 and significant discounts apply to Capricorn Enterprise members. Don’t miss the chance to showcase your business to thousands… Read more »

The New Standard for Travel and Tourism Brands Working with Visual Content

In today’s digital word we all know how important social media is essential to a business and it isn’t just about posting images. A successful strategy is built around reaching the right people at the best time with the most… Read more »

Show casing our destination through TravMedia

Would you believe Capricorn Enterprise now has the ability to talk to 40,000 journalists, travel and public relation professionals in over 10 countries!? How? We have just formed an exciting partnership with ‘TravMedia’ – the Travel Industry’s Global Media Network!… Read more »

Construction of Rookwood Weir remains a priority for both the Federal and State Governments

Friday July 13th delivered GREAT news to the local region with both the Federal and State Governments reaffirming their commitment to construct Rookwood Weir to benefit not only local communities, but importantly provide essential irrigable water to develop a “food… Read more »