Wanted: Keen ecotourism operator

28 Aug 2013 10:48 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Newman Government is offering to invest up to $750,000 in a bid to attract the right operator to establish an ecotourism venture at the World Heritage listed Green Mountains, in Lamington National Park.

On the Gold Coast for the second day of the DestinationQ Forum, National Parks Minister Steve Dickson and Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey called for an...

Queensland’s tourism industry bouncing back

28 Aug 2013 10:46 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, August 27, 2013Queensland’s tourism industry is rebounding, with strong growth in both domestic and international visitor numbers and expenditure over the past year.Speaking at the second annual DestinationQ Forum being held on the Gold Coast, Premier Campbell Newman said growth in the sector was driven by the implementation of a 12 month action plan, collaboratively developed by industry...

Queensland Ecotourism Plan released

28 Aug 2013 10:43 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Queensland’s future as Australia’s top nature-based tourism destination is all mapped out, with the release of the Ecotourism Plan 2013–2020, at the second annual DestinationQ forum on the Gold Coast today.

The plan, released today by National Parks Minister Steve Dickson and Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey, provides operators, government, community and other...

Queensland’s tourism industry counts down to DestinationQ Forum

26 Aug 2013 4:43 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Monday, August 26, 2013Excitement is building among Queensland’s tourism industry in anticipation of the second annual DestinationQ Forum to be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 27 and 28 August.Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the forum would bring together around 400 representatives from a range of industry...

Gold Coast to host Opera on the Beach

26 Aug 2013 4:33 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, August 23, 2013

The Gold Coast will take centre stage next year with the region confirmed to host Opera on the Beach, an Australian exclusive of Opera Australia’s The Magic Flute, to be performed on Greenmount Beach in Coolangatta from 9-11 May.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the new event would be the only opera of...

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