Tourism campaign to tempt Chinese residents to Queensland

27 Mar 2013 11:59 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

A new tourism campaign targeting Australia’s Chinese community will begin this week in a bid to grow Queensland’s share of the international market.

Minister for Tourism, Jann Stuckey, said the campaign would tempt Chinese residents either working or studying in Australia to holiday in Queensland.

“Australia’s Chinese community represents an influential group...

Tiger Airways delivers an Easter boost for the Sunshine Coast

27 Mar 2013 11:56 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Tiger Airways Flight TT252 from Melbourne will touch down on the Sunshine Coast tomorrow, signalling the start of a regular route which will bring up to 58,000 visitors to the region over the next 12 months.

Minister for Tourism, Jann Stuckey, said the additional four weekly flights would help meet demand from Victorians wanting to holiday on the Sunshine...

Townsville shines in new tourism campaign

22 Mar 2013 3:46 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Friday, March 22, 2013

A campaign showcasing the diversity and strength of Townsville and North Queensland events has been launched today, to encourage visitors to extend their stay in the region.

In Townsville today, Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said the ‘Townsville Shines’ initiative was the largest campaign to be carried out in the area in more than a decade.

“Although it has...

Queensland welcomes 1 million extra visitors in 2012

21 Mar 2013 1:40 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Queensland welcomed more than 1,000,000 extra Australian travellers in 2012 compared with 2011, new domestic visitor figures have revealed today.

It’s the first time since the 2007 calendar year the state has recorded an annual domestic visitor increase of more than a million, indicating a resurgence in the Queensland tourism industry.

Tourism Minister Jann...

Commonwealth Games identity protected

21 Mar 2013 1:37 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, The Commonwealth Games

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Queensland Parliament has passed legislation to protect the identity of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games from marketing abuse, unauthorised use of branding and illegal product association with the Games.

Minister responsible for the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the Commonwealth Games Arrangements (Brand Protection) Amendment Bill would protect...

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