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Pioneers of industry honoured!

Last Saturday evening 150 local businesses celebrated excellence at a sold out inaugural Industry Celebration Night hosted by Capricorn Enterprise at the Award winning The Waterline Restaurant, Keppel Bay Marina (under a stunning marquee provided by Stage & Audio). There… Read more »

Launch of new leisure website to boost visitors!

An average of 9,720 monthly unique visitors to the destination’s leisure website is about to grow thanks to the launch this week of the new look www.capricornholidays.com.au by Capricorn Enterprise. From the Southern Great Barrier Reef to the Sandstone Wilderness,… Read more »

New Campaign encouraging Central Queenslanders to holiday in their own backyard

Central Queensland residents will be encouraged to spend their summer holidays in region with a new “Spend Summer in Capricorn” campaign launching on Monday 20th November. The campaign, being promoted under the Capricorn Holidays banner, will be showcasing the fantastic… Read more »

RECORD LOCAL QUEENSLAND TOURISM AWARD WINNERS!

Congratulations Empire Apartment Hotel and The Waterline Restaurant, Keppel Bay Marina Southern Great Barrier Reef tourism operators have taken out seven (7) accolades at this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards which celebrate the dedicated individuals and successful operators of the state’s $25… Read more »

Great Keppel Island Voted One of Australia’s Top 10 Island Destinations!

Great Keppel Island Voted One of Australia’s Top 10 Island Destinations! Great Keppel Island has taken out sixth (6th) position in an annual consumer poll by leading travel experience provider Experience Oz. Voted #6 Island Destination to Experience in 2017,… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise continues investment in Tourism Trade

Last week, the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg again partnered to promote the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Sydney ITO’s (Inbound Tour Operators). Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, led a delegation of operators new to trade over three… Read more »

2017 CAPRICORNIA BUSINESS AWARDS!

Capricorn Enterprise Members scooped half of the prizes at last week’s Annual Capricornia Business Awards held in Rockhampton. Artisan Gluten Free Bakery took out the coveted overall BEST Business of the Year Award as well as the Best Small Business,… Read more »

Rookwood Weir – Priority!

The state election campaign was stepped up last week with the announcement by the LNP that, if elected, they will fund $130 Million to match the Federal Government’s $130 Million to construct the Rookood Weir. Advancing the Development of Rookwood… Read more »

2017 Queensland Election Commitments

With last Sunday’s announcement of a Queensland Election to be held on Saturday 25 November, Capricorn Enterprise will continue working hard on lobbying for investment in the key Priority Projects for our region. We will seek commitments from candidates, and… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise continues investment in Tourism Trade

This week, the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone and Bundaberg again partnered to promote the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination to Sydney ITO’s (Inbound Tour Operators). Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, led a delegation of operators new to trade… Read more »