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Vue Wine Bar recognised in this year’s Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Vue Wine Bar which has a achieved a 1 Glass Rating (Recommended) in this year’s Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards. The Awards were established to recognise and reward businesses across Australia dedicated to presenting the best… Read more »

Unearth Your Next Holiday!

The overall strategy for the 18/19 marketing calendar is a greater shift towards digital marketing and being “always on”.  This means a focussed shift from seasonal marketing campaigns towards the continued generation of awareness using storytelling and experience related content…. Read more »

Capricorn Coast has a new signature tourist attraction – and it’s free!

Imagine sun-filled days, spectacular coastal views and a 2,500 square metre resort style infinity pool with impressive vistas to the Southern Great Barrier Reef.  Now, imagine this paradise is free to use. The Yeppoon Lagoon Precinct is the Capricorn Coast’s… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise facilitates inaugural meeting of Major Industries Alliance

Representatives from a selection of the region’s major industries joined together at last Friday’s (August 3rd) meeting in Yeppoon to discuss the formalisation of a Major Industries Alliance. With infrastructure projects exceeding $2 billion either underway or planned to commence… Read more »

Young tourism leaders on annual Tourism Trade sales mission in Brisbane and Sydney

This week our three Capricorn Young Tourism Leaders (Eloise Chaffers, Amanda Hinton and Zac Garven) are visiting Inbound Tour Operators and major tourism partners in Sydney and Brisbane. After accompanying their RTO for the first couple of years, this is… Read more »

The Great Barrier Reef nominated in national search for ‘7 wonders of Australia’

The Great Barrier Reef has been nominated in a nation-wide voting initiative to determine the ‘7 Wonders of Australia’, with tens of thousands of Aussies expected to vote in what is set to be Australia’s largest-ever online travel poll. Last… Read more »

Keppel Bay Sailing Club Convention and Sporting Hub

Keppel Bay Sailing Club has recently announced their visionary plan to develop a sporting, tourism and events hub in Yeppoon. The proposed Keppel Bay Convention and Sporting Hub could include a 1,000+ seat Convention Centre, accommodation, retail, as well as… Read more »

Coal is still Gold

Due to a number of factors the Central Queensland region is again experiencing accelerated resource activity (predominantly associated with coal mining). Some of the factors influencing the expansion of resource activity include: • A record number of operating coal mines… Read more »

Young Tourism Leaders announced for 2018!

The Honourable Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games and the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP, Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development, yesterday launched the… Read more »

Walking on water

Around the Corner Creative duo stylist Penny Hunt and photographer Naomi Pelletier once again have found the prime location to shoot another fashion campaign on the shores of the Capricorn Coast. The newly opened Yeppoon Lagoon made the ultimate backdrop… Read more »