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Queensland launches accessible tourism podcast – Accessed That in a bid to open travel to everyone

2023 marks the Year of Accessible Tourism in Queensland and the Sunshine State has upped its inclusivity game with the launch of a new podcast, Accessed That, hitting the airwaves. The podcast was conceived around the belief that ‘travel should… Read more »

Exploring the Diversity of Agritourism at Livingstone Shire Agritourism Field Day

Ever been curious to learn about options to increase your revenue streams, diversify and innovate your farm business?  All farmers, producers and rural landowners in the Livingstone Shire are invited to attend the Exploring the Diversity of Agritourism Field Day to learn more… Read more »

EV chargers to entice tourists to Capricorn Coast

Article provided by very passionate local and Electric Vehicle owner, Arthur Hunt. Increasing numbers of electric cars are being registered in Australia, mostly in capital cities.  New registrations increased from 33,410 in the whole of 2022 to 50,000 by the… Read more »

Reducing costs through Carbon Footprint Measurement in tourism businesses

Measuring your carbon footprint can also help you identify areas of your operations where you can reduce costs. For example, by tracking your energy consumption, you can identify opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce your utility bills. Similarly, by… Read more »

Capricorn Destination on show at the Let’s Go Sunshine Coast Caravan and Lifestyle Expo

Capricorn Enterprise’s Visitor Information Centre Supervisor, Sarah Lawrence, has just finished representing the Capricorn Destination at the Let’s Go Sunshine Coast Caravan & Lifestyle Expo. The Capricorn Coast Insider’s Guide, Explore Rockhampton Guide and Central Queensland Highland’s Visitor Guide were… Read more »

Innovative sales-led marketing strategies

If you find yourself unable to confidently determine whether your marketing endeavours are yielding a positive ROI and are struggling to identify key digital assets that are driving leads and conversions, then it’s time to pause your marketing efforts and integrate this… Read more »

Major Road Upgrade for Key Freight Route Complete

A major upgrade to Stanage Bay Road between the Bruce Highway and the Army Access gate is now complete, thanks to the Australian Government’s Roads of Strategic Importance (ROSI) initiative. The $21.6 million project involved upgrading and sealing approximately 39.7… Read more »

Rubyvale’s time to sparkle!

The 2023 Queensland Top Tourism Town Awards are on again, and this year, our hidden ‘gem’ in the Central Queensland Highlands – Rubyvale, is vying for the Tiny Town gold. Rubbing shoulders with some of Queensland’s other tourism hotspots including… Read more »

Accessible Tourism in Queensland – Free Online Accessible Training Sessions – Register Now

As part of the 2023 Year of Accessible Tourism, Get Skilled Access on behalf of the Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport will deliver free online accessible tourism training sessions for tourism businesses across the state.  Registrations for the sessions… Read more »

New world-class tourism attraction tricera’TOP’S’ April school holiday fun!

Put yourself in the picture of a unique spine-tingling adventure which transports you back in time to the thrilling Jurassic era and allows you to walk among 30 life-sized prehistoric giants. However, be sure to verge on caution as you… Read more »