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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 »

Turtle Mural Unveiled at Kemp Beach

The Kemp Beach toilet block has now been turtle-branded thanks to a suggestion by one of our wonderful volunteers from the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre. Libby Howlett contacted the Livingstone Shire Council and suggested that the Bluff Point Walking… Read more »

Locals extend invitation to Great Keppel

Local island legend Geoff Mercer is the hero in the latest Queensland tourism promotional video. Produced in partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Capricorn Enterprise, the 90 second video is a compelling local invitation sharing insights on how… Read more »

International Growth continues for Southern Great Barrier Reef destination!

SGBR once again shows solid growth in the international visitor statistics. The Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) has yet again shown strong positive growth in the International Visitor Survey, released by Tourism Research Australia. International Visitor numbers to the SGBR… 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 by Capricorn Enterprise. From the Southern Great Barrier Reef to the Sandstone Wilderness,… 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 »