Boggo Road Gaol tours to continue

18 Dec 2013 3:23 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Brisbane’s iconic Boggo Road Gaol will remain open to the public for another 12 months under a deal struck by the Newman Government.

After being locked away for eight years by the former Labor Government, the Brisbane landmark was re-opened for public access last year with local historian and tour guide Jack Sim placed in charge on an interim basis.

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Billion dollar boost to Queensland tourism industry

12 Dec 2013 10:42 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 

Queensland’s tourism industry received a $1 billion boost in overnight visitor expenditure in the year to September 2013, showing the Newman Government is delivering on its election promises.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey welcomed the bumper result, which combines Tourism Research Australia’s latest...

Air New Zealand Sunshine Coast flights take off for another three years

12 Dec 2013 10:40 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Monday, December 09, 2013

The Sunshine Coast tourism industry is flying high following the announcement that Air New Zealand will extend its seasonal flights from Auckland for another three years.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey welcomed the announcement which will see Air New Zealand increase both the length and frequency of its...

Airline expansion to boost Queensland jobs, tourism

4 Dec 2013 2:41 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Brisbane will be home to the third Australian base for budget airline Tigerair Australia from 2014, in a significant boost to the Queensland economy and tourism sector.

Treasurer Tim Nicholls and Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey made the announcement this morning alongside representatives of Tigerair and the Brisbane Airport Corporation.

“The Newman Government...

International travellers inject an extra $200 million

4 Dec 2013 2:38 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

International visitors spent an extra $200 million in Queensland in the year to September, with a record number of Chinese visitors delivering the extra boost for the tourism industry.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said new figures released today in Tourism Research Australia’s latest International...

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