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Continued growth of international visitors to the Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination!

The latest statistics from Tourism Research Australia confirm that international visitation to Australia, Queensland and the Southern Great Barrier Reef continues to grow. In the twelve (12) months to December 2016, international visitors to the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR)… Read more »

CQ Mega Expo: 26th – 28th May

RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service would like to invite tourism businesses to exhibit at the CQ Mega Expo at Callaghan Park, Rockhampton! This event is proudly presented by the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service and focuses on promoting local businesses… Read more »

Dig the Tropic to feature in Queensland Drive Campaign

Capricorn Enterprise has significantly invested in Tourism & Events Queensland’s upcoming Queensland Drive Campaign and will be featuring the Capricorn Way and ‘Dig the Tropic’ Geo Tourism Trail. With an advertising investment of $15,500, this includes production and placement of… Read more »

Winter 2017 Campaign Advertising Opportunity

We are gearing up to roll out another Winter Campaign for the upcoming 2017 winter period! The Campaign is designed to aid all tourism and hospitality businesses to build their shoulder periods over the Easter and Winter peak seasons. All… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Team Update

2017 has bought a number of changes to our little marketing team! At the start of the year we said a sad goodbye to our Events Executive Ellie Tonkin. She moves on after over eight years with the team, but… Read more »

Retail trading hours overhaul

The Palaszczuk Government has announced the overhaul of Queensland’s retail trading hours to create jobs, end confusion and increase choice for consumers, and protect workers.  The existing 99 trading hour provisions, contained in over 40 pages of orders would be… Read more »

SGBR flying the flag at the Flight Centre Travel Expos

The Southern Great Barrier Reef proved a very popular destination at the Flight Centre Travel Expos held in Melbourne and Sydney earlier this month, the Brisbane Flight Centre Expo will be held this weekend (18-19 Feb). The Expos showcase air,… Read more »

Queensland Resources Council boss packs conference centre

It was a packed house of in excess of sixty business representatives that greeted the new Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council  Ian Macfarlane over lunch at the Empire Apartment Hotel Conference Centre yesterday. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise – the… Read more »

2017 Southern Great Barrier Reef Combined Destination Guide Released!

Capricorn Enterprise is proud to release the new 2017 Destination Guide for the Southern Great Barrier Reef …. Where Great Begins… Since 2011, three Regional Tourism Organisations Capricorn Enterprise, Gladstone Area Promotions & Development Ltd (GAPDL) and Bundaberg North Burnett… Read more »

Regional Business Growth Program Secures GREEN Light

Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll is jubilant that another thirty-three (33) local firms will benefit through their Economic Gardening High Growth Business Program thanks to the Federal Government’s Industry Skills Fund providing funding support for the Program.  The Program is… Read more »