Gold Coast secures global conference

19 Dec 2012 10:19 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

More than 1,500 delegates will converge on the Gold Coast in 2014 for the 23rd International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) World Volunteer Conference and Youth Forum.

Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey welcomed the announcement that the Gold Coast had secured the conference for the first time in its...

High level talks strengthen Queensland’s relationship with China

18 Dec 2012 4:48 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Cairns: Premier Campbell Newman has met with one of China’s top government officials for talks that could broaden Queensland’s relationship with the world’s largest nation.

Chinese State Councillor, Her Excellency Madame Liu Yandong, is on a state visit to honour the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Australia.

Today’s meeting was...

Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa award a boost to far north Queensland tourism

18 Dec 2012 4:43 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey has congratulated Tropical North Queensland’s Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa for taking out the top Eco Resort & Spa prize at the World Travel Awards held in India last night.

“This is a great achievement for the Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa and will put the international spotlight...

Queenslanders holidaying at home drive domestic tourism results

18 Dec 2012 4:39 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Newman Government’s plans to get Queensland’s tourism industry back on track are progressing with Tourism Research Australia’s latest National Visitor Survey revealing strong growth throughout the State.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the number of Queenslander’s holidaying at home has...

Cultural Centre strengthens Indigenous tourism on the Gold Coast

18 Dec 2012 4:35 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Saturday, December 08, 2012

The opening of the Gold Coast’s first dedicated Aboriginal Tourism and Cultural Centre will give visitors the opportunity to learn about the region’s rich Indigenous history.

Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey officially opened the Jellurgal Cultural Centre at Burleigh Heads today.

 “The Gold Coast is world...

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