Queensland events receive $1.4 million funding boost

5 Nov 2013 12:29 PMJann StuckeyNews, Major Events

Monday, November 04, 2013Fifty-two events across the state will share $1.4 million in new funding under the latest round of the Tourism and Events Queensland Regional Development Program.Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the funding would aid the delivery of events in regional Queensland, providing economic and social benefits to the...

Queensland’s tourism industry focuses on the future

3 Sep 2013 4:38 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Building the long-term success of tourism is the focus of a partnership agreement signed between the government and the Queensland tourism industry at the close of the second annual DestinationQ forum.

The agreement was the result of an intensive two-day forum at the Gold Coast where almost 400 industry and government representatives debated and agreed on the key...

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...

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