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Year of Accessible Tourism – Grants to local tourism operators

The Year of Accessible Tourism (YOAT) highlights the importance of accessible tourism for all, igniting change and creating opportunities for Queensland tourism. The Department of Tourism and Sport administered $12 million in funding programs, with 13 businesses and Organisations receiving… Read more »

SGBR representatives head to Melbourne for ATE’s Media Program

With an opportunity to showcase the Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) destination to a suite of high-quality international media gurus, Alyssah from Capricorn Enterprise, together with Grace from Bundaberg Tourism will hit The Ritz Carlton in Victoria during May, taking… Read more »

Channel 9’s Getaway digs into the exciting world of geo-tourism this Saturday 11th May

Taking viewers on a journey through sections of the ‘Dig the Tropic’ geo-tourism trail, Channel 9 Getaway presenter David Whitehill will hit television screens this Saturday 11th May from 5.30pm with an episode showcasing the sparkling Sapphire Gemfields in Central Queensland Highlands, and… Read more »

Johnson’s 4WD a Top 5 finalist – CQ Qld Training Awards

With nominations for Queensland’s Training Awards closed and judging underway to pick regional finalists, congratulations to Johnson’s 4WD on once again being selected as a Top 5 Regional Finalist in the Central Queensland, Queensland Training Awards. It’s truly an impressive… Read more »

Two local operators share in accessibility funding

Congratulations to Capricorn Caves and Keppel Dive and Water Sports who have been successful in the Access Project Grant (as part of the $5 Million Accessible Tourism Elevate Fund released last year by the State government).  The Access Project Grant provided… Read more »

Capricorn Coast region shines as Best of Queensland’s tourism experiences named for 2024

• More than 2,000 Queensland tourism products have been named Best of Queensland Experiences (BOQE).• The number of BOQE has increased by 800 in the past five years, reflecting the tourism industry’s commitment to meeting and exceeding consumer expectations. More… Read more »

Congratulations Great Keppel Island for achieving ECO Certification

Great Keppel Island Hideaway has been successful in joining the world-leading ECO Certification by demonstrating best practice in sustainability and ecotourism! By achieving ECO Certification, GKI Hideaway has demonstrated that they are one of the exemplary operators in terms of sustainability… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Networking event at Fitzroy Community Hospice

Although still getting ready for the official opening, last night Fitzroy Community Hospice sponsored by Stanwell Corporation proudly hosted a Members’ Networking night on Tuesday 30th April, welcoming over 30 guests to view the new facility. Hospice CEO, Beth Thomas,… Read more »

Australia needs Bonza

Bonza temporarily suspended services from Tuesday 30th April to Tuesday 14th May, as the Company has entered into voluntary administration with Norton Rose Fulbright regarding the ongoing viability of the business.  Bonza CEO Tim Jordan has apologised to their customers… Read more »

Exploring the Evolution of Beef Australia Through the Wilson Family’s Journey

As Beef Australia gears up for its grand celebration in Rockhampton, Capricorn Enterprise takes a stroll down memory lane with Richard and Libbie Wilson of Keppel Bay Marina, reflecting on the evolution of Rockhampton’s renowned EXPO since its inception in… Read more »