Scoot delivers $100 million tourism boost

31 Jul 2013 9:46 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Queensland has received an estimated economic boost of $100 million in visitor expenditure, thanks to Scoot’s launch of direct flights between Singapore and the Gold Coast just over a year ago.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games said the new service had paved the way for more international travellers to visit Queensland...

Roger Federer confirmed for Brisbane International 2014

24 Jul 2013 3:34 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey has announced Roger Federer will travel to Queensland to compete at the Brisbane International 2014.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion is the first player to be announced for the 2014 tournament and will be competing at the tournament for the first time.

Ms Stuckey said the announcement was a huge tourism and...

Queensland extends support for V8 Supercar events

24 Jul 2013 3:32 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Monday, July 22, 2013

The State Government has secured the three V8 Supercar events for a further three years as part of a deal announced today by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and V8 Supercars.

Mr Newman confirmed the new agreement between the Queensland Government and V8 Supercars would see the continuation of the Gold Coast 600, Townsville 400 and Ipswich 360 until 2016.

“This is...

Noosa to host Global Ecotourism Conference

22 Jul 2013 12:28 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Sunday, July 21, 2013

A leading annual ecotourism conference to be held in Noosa from 18 to 20 November is set to attract hundreds of delegates from around the world.

Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey and Minister for National Parks Steve Dickson said the 21st Global Eco Asia-Pacific Tourism Conference provides an opportunity for Queensland to showcase itself as a world class ecotourism...

Major Events boost for South East Queensland

18 Jul 2013 3:06 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The State Government has added two iconic Queensland events – the Gympie Music Muster and Woodford Folk Festival – to its major events calendar.

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey made the announcement today, noting that major events status was deserving recognition for the two enduringly popular events supported by Tourism and Events Queensland...

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