China Southern Airlines to fly daily to Queensland

20 Aug 2013 12:31 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Queensland’s tourism industry has received another boost today with China Southern Airlines officially confirming it will increase its Guangzhou-Brisbane route to a daily service from 21 November 2013.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey welcomed the news, which represented a 75 per cent increase in the route’s current capacity.

“This...

Qantas increases access to Queensland for US travellers

20 Aug 2013 11:16 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

More Americans will have access to Queensland each year after Qantas announces that it will increase its Los Angeles-Brisbane service to daily flights from December.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey welcomed the news, which represents around a 15 per cent increase in Qantas’ current capacity on the route.

“This is a fantastic boost...

Regional tourism organisations to receive $3 million in tourism grants

14 Aug 2013 1:37 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Queensland tourism will receive a major boost with 22 regional projects sharing almost $3 million, as part of the Queensland Government’s Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) Contestable Grants Funding Scheme.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the grants would be used to leverage local tourism...

Tourism boost as airport passenger numbers grow

12 Aug 2013 10:30 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Friday, August 09, 2013

The outlook for Queensland’s tourism industry is bright with passenger numbers soaring through the State’s airports.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said recent passenger data from Queensland’s airports revealed solid growth over the past financial year which was an encouraging sign for the...

First day on the job for Queensland’s ‘Best Job’ Park Ranger

12 Aug 2013 10:28 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Elisa Detrez, an online marketer from France who beat more than 10,000 applicants for the ‘Best Job in the World’ Park Ranger position, started work in Queensland today.

Tourism Australia’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ campaign targeted global youth travellers and involved State and Territory organisations including Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ).

Minister for...

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