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Developing a Regional Workforce: Proactively planning for employment growth

Following on from the highly successful and informative November 8th Major Projects Forum, where major infrastructure projects and proposed timelines were discussed, this morning’s Developing a Regional Workforce Breakfast was an opportunity for business and industry to review and prepare for… Read more »

2018 Industry Celebration Night

Celebrating 30 years of the Capricorn Coast Visitor Information Centre; Pioneers of Industry who have operated their businesses consecutively for 20 years or more; congratulating local business and individual Award Winners; acknowledging Best of Queensland Pilot Program top score recipients;… Read more »

BHP and Peabody Energy move to 30-day payment terms from December 1st

The news this week that both BHP and Peabody Energy were moving to 30-day payment terms is great news for regional industry – allowing businesses to trade under normal trading conditions without the added cost of securing short term finance!… Read more »

Accommodation performance – it’s all in the numbers

Capricorn Enterprise would like to introduce you to Paul Hammond at STR. STR are the leading source for accommodation performance data in Australia and through the Australian Accommodation Monitor provide to you: Free bespoke benchmark reports which compare your performance… Read more »

Adventure Tourism conference and Awards night!

Last week’s Adventure Tourism conference and the Inaugural Awards night was attended at the Gold Coast by Paul Neubecker (Emus Beach Resort), Eloise Chaffers (GKI Hideaway) and Mary Carroll (Capricorn Enterprise). The conference highlight was an incredible keynote presentation by… Read more »

DestinationQ Masterclasses

The Capricorn Enterprise tourism team recently attended DestinationQ Masterclasses and were impressed by the ideas presented to tourism operators on Applying Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality to planning, marketing and enhancing your tourism experience and Customer Centricity: the importance of… Read more »

DestinationQ 2018 a great success!

Representation from right across our Capricorn region at the annual DQ tourism forum was very encouraging!  An audience of 700 intently listened to keynote speakers about the rapid digital trends and how to engage the younger generations (author Claire Madden… Read more »

DestinationQ Local Government and Tourism Masterclass – two great local speakers

Our destination was invited to present not one but two topics at the Local Government and Tourism Masterclass last week. Laureth Rumble from Pumpkin Island presented on their nation leading environmental initiatives forging the way in sustainable tourism.  Laureth’s topic… Read more »

Record wins for Capricorn Region and Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at Queensland Tourism Awards 2018!

A record four (4) Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for the Capricorn Region and a record fourteen (14) Awards across the greater Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) Destination were taken out at this year’s Annual Queensland Tourism Awards at the… Read more »

New fishing show films from Keppels to Stanage Bay!

Capricorn Enterprise hosted a visit over the weekend by popular Channel Seven weather reporter Paul Burt (“Burty”), his Producer and cameraman from the Gold Coast, to film a number of segments for his new fishing show to be launched in… Read more »