Broadbeach tourism gets a boost from the Blues

23 May 2013 12:36 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

The Gold Coast tourism industry will receive a boost this week with tens of thousands of visitors expected to converge on the annual Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said Blues on Broadbeach, from 23 – 26 May, had grown into one of Australia’s highest profile Blues...

Cairns to host two Mountain Bike World Cups

20 May 2013 2:55 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Cairns will be the focus of international sports fans when it hosts the UCI Mountain Bike World Cups in 2014 and 2016.

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today announced the successful bid as professional riders strutted their stuff at Cairns Esplanade.

Mr Newman...

Festival serves up a fine decade of culinary delights

20 May 2013 2:44 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Thousands of visitors from Australia and overseas are expected from today on the Sunshine Coast for the prestigious Noosa International Food and Wine Festival.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the festival, now in its 10th year, continued to provide a premier food and wine experience.

“Running from...

New Big Day Out venue for the Gold Coast

10 May 2013 4:08 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Thursday, May 09, 2013

The Big Day Out is being given a new home at Metricon Stadium on the Gold Coast. In January, the State Government and BDO came to an agreement that guaranteed the event.

BDO organisers have secured a new site for the music festival, ensuring its economic benefits stay within the region. The move from the Parklands site was necessary to make way for the Gold Coast...

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