Millions of International Visitors choose Queensland

30 Apr 2014 4:24 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Government is delivering on its election promise to grow tourism as one of the four pillars of the economy, with new figures revealing Queensland has become a popular destination for international visitors.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said the latest Tourism Research Australia International Visitor Survey showed a two per cent increase to two million...

Southern Queensland Country heads south of the border

29 Apr 2014 4:22 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Southern Queensland Country tourism operators are hitting the road and heading to Victorian destinations to gain insights into some of the country’s leading tourism locations to attract more visitors to Queensland.

Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey said ‘Southern Queensland Country on Tour’ would see nine operators visit the Daylesford and Castlemaine regions,...

Misinformation is the biggest threat to our Reef

28 Apr 2014 4:21 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Monday, April 28, 2014

The Queensland Government has called on environmental groups and organisations to stop peddling misinformation regarding the Great Barrier Reef.

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the deceitful campaigns are an attack on Queensland’s reputation and harmful to jobs.

“These alarmist claims are doing nothing but muddying the waters...

Modern Family beckons Americans to embark on their own Queensland family vacation

28 Apr 2014 4:20 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Monday, April 28, 2014

Millions of Americans will be urged to find their own Queensland family holiday following the screening of Modern Family’s highly-anticipated Australian vacation episode.

Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey said the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland had partnered with Qantas Airways on a joint marketing campaign to promote the state’s...

World Cup event puts Cairns ‘on track’ for tourism boost

24 Apr 2014 4:18 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Thousands of people from 33 countries will descend on Cairns this weekend for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup at the Smithfield Regional Park, providing another boost for the local tourism market.

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Jann Stuckey said the Queensland Government recognised the importance of major sporting events such as the World Cup in driving...

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