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Seize the Days Tourism Campaign

TEQ’s ‘Seize the Days’ Tourism Campaign launched on Sunday 28 August and we encourage you to load a Deal/Offer on ATDW to make the most of this campaign. The more deals/offers we have on ATDW, the more exposure we get… Read more »

Petition to get Restaurant Managers on Skills Shortage List

Restaurant & Catering Association is advocating for their members and the wider industry, and need your support by signing the petition for immigration reform that includes: Increase the Migration Program to 200,000 Allow international students the freedom to choose to… Read more »

Tourism operators experience an uptick in business

Following months of waiting and gearing up to welcome visitors again, local tourism operators are relieved to be experiencing a positive flow of bookings throughout the school holiday period. With Queensland’s ‘Good to Go’ switch being hit, announcing all systems… Read more »

Good to Go Campaign

Tourism and Events Queensland’s Good to Go campaign aims to inspire visitors to explore the very best of their own backyard and reconnect with friends and family now that travel restrictions are easing and to help assure visitors you are offering a safe travel experience.  A… Read more »

Families set to rediscover Aussie holidays in 2020: Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast Region is trending

Wotif research reveals over half (53%) of Aussies believe we need to make the most of 2020 and support local Australian tourism 3 in 4 families (76%) will now place greater importance on Australian travel, even when international travel restrictions… Read more »

Year 3: Tourism Industry Business Capability Development Program (TIBCDP)

COVID-19 – Restarting, Transitioning and Resilience COVID-19 has significantly disrupted many of the assumptions and tools that business leaders rely on for decision-making, and therefore a solid framework for action and moving forward is essential.  Four key business activities have… Read more »

Interstate borders open this Friday 10th July (except Victoria)

From 12 noon this Friday 10 July, any person from all States and Territories, except Victoria, may enter Queensland subject to completing and signing a border declaration. Queensland’s borders will remain closed to anyone who has been in Victoria within the past 14… Read more »

Interstate borders opening July 10th

For more information on Queensland restrictions and the new roadmap, visit – https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/roadmap-to-easing-queenslands-restrictions Despite Queensland’s borders remaining closed to Victorian travellers, Capricorn Enterprise, on behalf of our regional tourism industry, is overjoyed following the announcement which will see a further… 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 »

Chase away the winter blues this school holidays

The school holidays are here and if you are looking for something to fill your days close to home, here are some cool ideas to warm up your school holiday fun! Have a Whale-y good timeWhen you are a kid… Read more »