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Tourism Operators up-skill with trade distribution mentoring

11 Capricorn Coast tourism operators out of a total of 31 operators across the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination are set to take part in the Tourism Trade Ready program (beginner and advanced levels) with Amanda Kruse from Success Matrix…. Read more »

Our diverse destination wows TEQ Executives!

This week, Capricorn Enterprise was thrilled to host recently appointed Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) Group Executive of Marketing Kim McConnie and Claire Sim, Trade Engagement & Distribution Director to our beautiful Capricorn Coast Southern Great Barrier Reef destination.  Our… Read more »

Submit a summer deal

Tourism and Events Queensland has already launched marketing activities to assure visitors the majority of Queensland is safe to visit. Travellers around the country will be encouraged to visit to grab a great Queensland summer deal – so tourism… Read more »

Southern Great Barrier Reef promoted in UK and Europe!

For 5 days and nights across 6 events this week (3-8 Dec), Eloise Chaffers is representing the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination at “Queensland is Calling”, Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) roadshow to UK and Europe.  A huge delegation of… Read more »

Capricorn/Southern Great Barrier Reef shines at Queensland Tourism Awards 2023!

Out of 31 categories at this year’s Queensland Tourism Awards, Capricorn Enterprise Members placed 7 times out of 11 awards received across the greater Southern Great Barrier Reef destination! In a highly competitive event, Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards reflect exceptional achievement… Read more »

Key international Aussie Specialists visit the Southern Great Barrier Reef!

Over the weekend, ten (10) key international travel agents from the UK, France and Italy visited our destination as part of their Southern Great Barrier Reef five day adventure, with a host from both Tourism Australia and Tourism and Events… Read more »

Five-point Blueprint for visitor economy

The Queensland Government has delivered increased funding of $125 million-a-year for Tourism and Events Queensland, locked in over the next four years. TEQ’s increased $125 million-a-year in State Government funding supports the launch of TEQ’s Five-point Plan and Blueprint for… Read more »

New Tourism and Events Queensland CEO, Patricia O’Callaghan visits destination

Capricorn Enterprise CEO, Mary Carroll hosted a whirlwind visit by new Tourism and Events Queensland CEO, Patricia O’Callaghan this week. Only in her eighth week in the role, Trish has managed to visit eight out of the 13 regions in… Read more »

It’s tourism gold for Fun over 50 Holidays with Queensland dominating at the Australian Tourism Awards!

One of the many Queenslanders receiving gold at the Australian Tourism Awards was Toni Brennan who commenced her business, Fun Over 50 Holidays – Immersive Tours and Adventures, in Yeppoon in 2002. Now based in Brisbane, offering tours nationally and… Read more »

Seize the Days – Retail week

Tourism and Events Queensland has announced the next phase of Seize the Days, their major destination marketing campaign designed to encourage travellers to book a Queensland holiday before the end of the year. Launching on Sunday 9 October, the next… Read more »