Southern Great Barrier Reef - Latest News

That’s the spirit! Fabulous food and distilled delights give our region a boost!

Delicious gourmet delights, seriously good coffee and quality locally made spirits, are just part of the Capricorn region’s array of options that will get your taste buds watering.  Right on the ocean’s doorstep, our fantastic part of the Southern Great… Read more »

Selling our destination to the world! Annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE)

This week, I am sending our greetings from Adelaide at Tourism Australia’s Annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) where 2,500 sellers and buyers in the tourism industry participate in four (4) solid days of back to back 15 minute appointments which… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef – Help us recruit the first 5,000 Citizens!

In just a few weeks we launch our website to the world, coinciding with the annual coral spawning event. We’ve set ourselves a target of recruiting 5,000 Citizens by November and are reaching out to you, the tourism industry, businesses… Read more »

Singapore Ministerial Visit

Attending Exercise Wallaby for the first time (now in its 27th year at Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area), Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kung (also Minister for Education) not only joined servicemen from the 3rd Guards and Republic of… Read more »

QTIC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS MENTORING PROGRAM

Congratulations to Eloise Chaffers from Great Keppel Island Hideaway, who was one of 15 young professionals (under 35 yo) who has just successfully completed her 2017 QTIC Young Professionals Mentoring Program which was conducted between February and July this year… Read more »