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Great Keppel Island – Respecting the past and building the future

Purchasers of the Great Keppel Island Resort, Isabella and CK Wei and their family members (daughter Naomi and son Victor, sister Phileen and fiance Andy Tsang), business partner Candy Yuan, along with Taiwanese freelance journalist Amanda Szu-han, spent an afternoon… Read more »

Record number of Capricorn tourism operators enter Queensland Tourism Awards

Competition is heating up in this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC), as some of the Capricorn’s most awarded tourism operators compete for gold. With more than 200 entrants state-wide across 28 categories, the… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Major Projects Forum: A Win-Win for project proponents and regional industry

What determines a successful regional industry forum? Ten informed and detailed presentations by project proponents, managing contractors plus political and industry leaders? Details on a selection of regional Projects valued at in excess of $2 Billion due to formally commence… Read more »

Capricorn funding confirmed for another three years

Tourism is a $25 billion industry for the state and employs 217,000 people. The tourism industry is successful when Product, Management and Marketing in any location are exceptional. In Queensland there are thirteen (13) official Regional Tourism Organisations (RTO’s) with… Read more »

ART Emerging Tourism Professional program

Congratulations to Eloise Chaffers of Great Keppel Island Hideaway who was recently named 1 of only 4 national finalists for the ART Emerging Tourism Professional Program! The ART (Australian Regional Tourism) conference was held last month at The Tweed NSW,… Read more »

QLD Ambassador Program – Carnavon Gorge Great Walk famil

Tourism and Events Queensland in partnership with Capricorn Enterprise coordinated a famil of three digital influencers as part of the Queensland Ambassador Program aimed at providing key travel writers, photographers and bloggers with an excellent introduction to the many and… Read more »

Northern Australia Alliance in Canberra

This week, Capricorn Enterprise and our six Northern Australia Alliance partners across Qld, NT and WA; Advance Cairns, Townsville Enterprise Ltd, GW3 (Greater Whitsunday Alliance), NT Chamber of Commerce, Karratha District Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Broome Future Ltd held… Read more »

Tribute to Ann Augusteyn, Capricorn Caves

Since the weekend’s sudden news of the loss of dearly loved Ann Augusteyn whilst travelling overseas, tributes have been posted from far and wide by the thousands of people she touched. Ann’s legacy will last for decades to come; her… Read more »

Mum Central

Last week, Capricorn Enterprise welcomed Mum Central  blogger Belinda Jennings with her husband Jason and young boys James and Alex to our beautiful destination for four days and nights.  They had an awesome time visiting the Capricorn Caves, Mount Archer… Read more »

Loyal local company JMKelly forced to appoint Administrators

The preclusion of JMKelly to tender for almost $90Million of State government work in CQ which led the company to launch successful legal proceedings with QCAT (Qld Civil and Administrative Tribunal), proved too financially draining for the company, announcing it… Read more »