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The best of the best awarded at gala celebration

Rockhampton came to life with cheers, support, and encouragement on Saturday night as the winners of eight award categories were announced during the 2021 Best in Business gala event. Hosted by Capricorn Enterprise in conjunction with the Capricornia Chamber of… Read more »

Tourism Australia industry update

Sunday 21st November marked the start of quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated citizens from Singapore to Australia, with Tourism Australia launching a new campaign Yours to Explore. On Monday the Prime Minister delivered further good news  with the announcement of quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated citizens… Read more »

Yurika’s new Digital Services are helping customers achieve extraordinary things

Yurika has launched Digital Services to bridge the gap between customers’ needs for energy solutions, communications and data management. EGM Yurika Carly Irving said Yurika’s new stream of product offerings would help provide greater efficiencies and value creation opportunities for… Read more »

Turtle-y awesome educational experience launched at Great Keppel Island

With thanks to a $30K contribution from the *Australian Government’s Bushfire Recovery Initiative secured by Capricorn Enterprise, $7.5K from Emu Park Community Branch of Bendigo Bank and the balance from the Keppel Turtle Fund Inc, a new trail has been… Read more »

Capricorn region residents love where they live!

The 2021 Social Indicators Study conducted by Tourism and Events Queensland, has revealed that Capricorn residents, comprising of Capricorn Coast, Rockhampton region and Central Queensland Highlands, are significantly more likely than the average Queenslander to agree that tourism has a… Read more »

Entire Southern Great Barrier Reef represents strongly at Queensland Tourism Awards

Spending more time on their feet than in their seats, the Southern Great Barrier Reef representatives from across the three regions of Capricorn, Gladstone, and Bundaberg enjoyed an ongoing night of loud cheers and cooees as gold, silver, and bronze… Read more »

Two golden moments for Fun Over Fifty

After creating outstanding tours across the entire country and select international destinations, Toni and the Fun Over Fifty team won two Golds at the Queensland Tourism Awards in the categories of Cultural Tourism and Judges Award for Innovation and Resilience…. Read more »

Queensland’s beefy appetite grows as Beef 2021 awarded two Golds!

With this year’s event welcoming more than 115,000 people and 63 tonnes of beef, the growing mecca that is Beef 2021 wiped the floor in both the Major Festival and Event, and Food Tourism categories at the 2021 Queensland Tourism… Read more »

Empire Apartment Hotel wins two Golds and enters Hall of Fame!

Grant and Rebecca Cassidy from Empire Apartment Hotel’s smiles were as wide as the Fitzroy River as they celebrated two Golds and entered the prestigious Hall of Fame during Friday night’s Queensland Tourism Awards. For three consecutive years, the deluxe… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef Destination wins 10 GOLD out of 32 Queensland Tourism Awards

The Capricorn Enterprise marketing team joined more than 1100 guests last Friday evening at the Brisbane Entertainment and Convention Centre to celebrate the 2021 Queensland Tourism Awards. The Awards, hosted by Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), were a fabulous acknowledgement… Read more »