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SAVANNAH GUIDES AT CARNARVON GORGE

Congratulations to Simon and  Michelle at Australian Nature Guides, Carnarvon Gorge who host Savannah Guides next week! Savannah Guides, the internationally acclaimed “Protectors and Interpreters of the Outback”, are holding their next Savannah Guides Field School at Carnarvon Gorge from… Read more »

Region’s iconic events to feature in Queensland Drive Campaign

Capricorn Enterprise has made a significant investment in Tourism and Events Queensland’s Drive Campaign to increase awareness of Queensland drive routes to inspire audiences to consider Capricorn for a driving holiday. This campaign will encourage empty nesters to plan a… Read more »

New Campaign encourages Central Queenslanders to holiday close to home

Central Queensland residents are being encouraged to spend their winter holidays in region with a new campaign which launched last weekend. This Capricorn Holidays campaign showcases the fantastic holiday offerings of the Capricorn region across television, radio, and digital channels,… Read more »

Massive increase in visitors from Europe/UK to Southern Great Barrier Reef destination!

A whopping 19% increase in international visitors from Europe/UK in the year ending December 2017 to the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination has got tourism officials excited!  Southern Great Barrier Reef (Capricorn – Central Highlands to the Keppel Islands, Gladstone/Discovery… Read more »

NEW BUSINESSES SURGE ON CAPRICORN COAST!

A surge in new business registrations in Livingstone Shire (predominantly on the Capricorn Coast) in just one year, between 2015/16 and 2016/17 has been revealed in the most recent ABS data.  Registered businesses in 2015/16 in the Capricorn Coast region… Read more »

REGIONAL ECONOMIC FUTURE BRIGHT!

The economic future is bright for the Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton Region.  That’s the message from the region’s peak tourism and economic development organisation, Capricorn Enterprise. Capricorn Enterprise has produced its inaugural Quarterly Economic Snapshot for the region to complement… Read more »

MAJOR VISITOR INCREASE TO YEPPOON VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE!

A massive 16% increase in visitors through the doors of the Yeppoon Visitor Information Centre (VIC) in January this year reflected a bumper summer holiday season which kick started 2018 and has continued during the first quarter of the year…. Read more »

BEST OF QUEENSLAND EXPERIENCES – YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE!

Tourism products identified as a Best of Queensland Experience, that demonstrate their ability to deliver a high-quality visitor experience, will have the opportunity for inclusion in future TEQ marketing activities.  This is an incredible opportunity for our operators in smaller… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) on show at Flight Centre Travel Expos

The Southern Great Barrier Reef was once again a very popular choice for potential travellers at the recent Flight Centre Travel Expos held in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. The Travel Expos offer exclusive travel deals on airfares, hotels, tours, car… Read more »

WE ARE ON THE MAP for GC2018!

We are quite literally on the map – Yeppoon, Great Keppel Island, Pumpkin Island in addition to Rockhampton, Blackwater and Emerald.  What Map you ask? Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) have produced a 40 page ‘Discover Queensland’ ebook for visitors to… Read more »