New Year boost for Whitsundays tourism

9 Jul 2014 2:46 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Almost half a million Australians spent over $600 million on visits to the Whitsundays in the year to March 2014, buoyed by a New Year boost in travel according to new figures released today.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said Tourism Research Australia’s latest National Visitor Survey showed a strong...

New Year boost for Gold Coast tourism

9 Jul 2014 2:39 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Almost 3.5 million Australians spent $3.2 billion on visits to the Gold Coast in the year to March 2014, buoyed by a New Year boost in travel according to new figures released today.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said Tourism Research Australia’s latest National Visitor Survey showed a strong start to the New Year for the Gold Coast’s tourism industry with visitor...

Cairns popular with Aussie travellers

9 Jul 2014 2:38 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Domestic visitor numbers to the Far North have grown almost six per cent compared to the year prior, proving the Newman Government’s strong commitment to tourism is paying off, while Labor has no plans for the industry.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said Tourism Research Australia’s latest National...

Whitsundays welcomes new Qantas service with passengers bound for One&Only Hayman Island

2 Jul 2014 2:32 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

In a major show of confidence in the state’s tourism industry, the Whitsundays are today giving a warm Queensland welcome to the first passengers travelling on Qantas’ new Sydney – Hamilton Island service.

The launch of the service coincides with the opening of a new luxury resort in the islands, One&Only Hayman Island.

Visitor spending in the region grew by 14...

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