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Presentation to DestinationQ – Local Government & Tourism Masterclass by Laureth Rumble Pumpkin Island

Hello everyone. Thank you for this opportunity to talk about our journey to sustainability as a business based in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. I am certainly very grateful to be able to share some of the lessons we… Read more »

Adventure Tourism conference and Awards night!

Last week’s Adventure Tourism conference and the Inaugural Awards night was attended at the Gold Coast by Paul Neubecker (Emus Beach Resort), Eloise Chaffers (GKI Hideaway) and Mary Carroll (Capricorn Enterprise). The conference highlight was an incredible keynote presentation by… Read more »

DestinationQ Masterclasses

The Capricorn Enterprise tourism team recently attended DestinationQ Masterclasses and were impressed by the ideas presented to tourism operators on Applying Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality to planning, marketing and enhancing your tourism experience and Customer Centricity: the importance of… Read more »

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 »

Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum

$2 Billion reasons to smile – 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… 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 »