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Grants open to support businesses in 2023 Year of Accessible Tourism

Yesterday (Tuesday, 21 March 2023) the Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement announced the opening of two grants under the $10 million Accessible Tourism… 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 »

Southern Great Barrier Reef heads to New Zealand

This week, on behalf of the whole of the Southern Great Barrier Reef destination (Capricorn, Gladstone & Bundaberg), SGBR Leader Eloise Chaffers is attending Tourism and Events Queensland’s New Zealand Trade Show, “Queensland is calling”. During 85 appointments in Auckland… Read more »

Capricorn Enterprise launches a BONZA destination campaign

With Australia’s newest low-cost airline taking to our regional skies this month, Capricorn Enterprise is excited to officially launch the first installment of a two-part campaign aimed at bringing more visitors to our wonderfully diverse destination. Now a purple-hot and… Read more »

Bonza touches down in Rockhampton

It was a wonderful day at Rockhampton Airport on Friday 24th February as the inaugural Bonza flight from Townsville to Rockhampton touched down. Hundreds of guests joined the celebrations as Bonza CEO, Tim Jordan encouraged everyone to ‘get off the… Read more »

Rockhampton and Southern Great Barrier Reef shines at 2022 Queensland Tourism Awards

The prestigious Queensland Tourism Awards, held on the Gold Coast last weekend, brought together hundreds of representatives working within the state’s diverse tourism industry in what was a celebration and reflection of the incredible operators working tirelessly to provide visitors… Read more »

Year of Accessible Tourism

2023 has been declared the Year of Accessible Tourism in Queensland. The Year of Accessible Tourism will work to change the perception of what it means to be an accessible tourism business; with tourism businesses supported to develop a wider… Read more »

Summer campaign designed to entice Australian holiday makers

Capricorn Enterprise is pleased to deliver a new campaign this month in conjunction with Australian Traveller – the best-selling magazine in the country. With a reputation for inspired travel writing and photography, Australian Traveller has become a trusted source of… Read more »

Luxe modular cabins on route to Poinciana in time for Christmas

Poinciana Tourist Park in Yeppoon has set their sights on exciting new upgrades to enhance their business and provide an even greater visitor experience for their new and returning guests. Following the introduction of eight glamping tents and an amazing… Read more »

Warning: unsolicited emails from tourism directory

Tourism and Events Queensland and Capricorn Enterprise continue to receive queries from Queensland tourism operators relating to unsolicited emails sent by a Queensland tourism business directory. This directory has no affiliation with TEQ and is not endorsed by TEQ. The… Read more »