Tourism and Events Queensland targets international growth

25 Nov 2013 3:20 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Monday, November 25, 2013

Queensland’s tourism industry is set for a further boost with the Newman Government today announcing a refocus of Tourism and Events Queensland’s (TEQ) international operations.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey said these changes will see the agency focus on key growth markets, to assist the doubling of...

Queensland tourism industry rewarded

25 Nov 2013 3:18 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Queensland’s tourism operators were honoured last night at the 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey was on hand to congratulate the 2013 award winners, who represent the very best that Queensland has to offer.

“As Minister for Tourism, I am always amazed at the dedication...

International art coup falls to earth at GOMA

25 Nov 2013 3:16 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Friday, November 22, 2013One of the stars of the international art world, Cai Guo-Qiang, will enjoy his first Australian solo exhibition when Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth opens at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) tomorrow.Arts Minister Ian Walker said the exhibition, with installations including a 31-metre gum tree suspended on its side and a pack of leaping wolves, demonstrates the...

Cricket’s great trophies at The Gabba

25 Nov 2013 3:15 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Gabba will play host to more than just the best cricketers from Australia and England during the first few days of the Ashes.

Major Events Minister Jann Stuckey and Sports Minister Steven Dickson today announced the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy would also be onsite for fans to take photos with, as part of a promotion for the Cricket World Cup 2015.

Ms...

Top season on Fraser Coast after surge of whale sightings

25 Nov 2013 3:13 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Fraser Coast tourism operators have reported a bumper whale-watching season with both humpbacks and tourists migrating to the destination this year, providing another boost to the local economy.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said operators participating in the ‘Harvey and the Humpbacks’ tourism campaign reported an overall 26 per cent increase in passenger...

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