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First 20 Partnership payments received for 2020-21

Capricorn Enterprise wishes to thank all of our Members who have already renewed their Membership with our organisation for 2020-21. The distribution of Membership invoices commenced at the beginning of July with Corporate, Platinum, Gold and Silver Members, with all… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise 10 years strong – a decade of regional priority success!

1st July 2020 marks the tenth Anniversary of Capricorn Tourism and Economic Development Ltd (trading as Capricorn Enterprise).  Our small team of dedicated professionals are supported by a volunteer Board of Directors and Management Committee Members and hundreds of Member… Read more »

A Decade of Tourism growth

As Capricorn Enterprise marks our ten year milestone, we reflect on a decade of highs and lows, collaboration and challenges for our regional tourism industry. Last year was definitely a ‘high’ with official Tourism Research Australia data revealing record growth… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise successful in lobbying for island and mainland lease relief

Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced a waiver of more than $33.8 million in State land rent to help support business during the COVID-19 emergency. Read the official media statement here. As part of the relief package, more than… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise continues to lobby for accommodation and tourism sector

Last week, Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll, on behalf of our regional tourism industry, called on State Government to ease restrictions for our region, after no new cases of COVID-19 were recorded. Whilst the tourism community was relieved to hear… Read more »

International Visitor Growth doesn’t “just happen”

International Visitors right across our Capricorn region and greater Southern Great Barrier Reef destination have continued to grow over the past few years, with one of the highest regional percentage growth rates in Queensland. Whilst international numbers from our key… Read more »

Current Capricorn Destination Campaigns

Capricorn Enterprise, in partnership with Tourism Events Queensland, has been able to participate in three major campaigns in both Queensland and Northern NSW during autumn/winter. Queensland Drive Campaign April/May – turning $7,000 investment into $21,500 value! Capricorn Enterprise purchased the… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise Team Update

2017 has bought a number of changes to our marketing team! At the end of this week we will say a sad goodbye to our Marketing Executive Emily Szilveszter. She moves on after over three years with the team. We… Read more »

Pioneers of industry honoured!

Last Saturday evening 150 local businesses celebrated excellence at a sold out inaugural Industry Celebration Night hosted by Capricorn Enterprise at the Award winning The Waterline Restaurant, Keppel Bay Marina (under a stunning marquee provided by Stage & Audio). There… Read more »