Jean-Michel Cousteau encourages Americans to explore Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef

16 Jun 2014 1:20 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Monday, June 16, 2014

Explorer and environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau will front a new tourism marketing campaign encouraging North American families to follow in his footsteps and explore the Great Barrier Reef.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said that after last month’s Australian Tourism Exchange in Cairns, Queensland had secured an Australian exclusive opportunity to partner with...

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...

Tropical North Queensland scores event coup

26 Oct 2012 2:06 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

26th October 2012

Tropical North Queensland is set to host a new major sporting event with the inaugural Great Barrier Reef Masters Games to be held in Cairns from 9 to 11 August 2013.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey, said that more than 2,000 sportsmen and women aged 30 and above will participate.

“There will be close to 20...

Government reinvigorates Queensland’s natural icon experiences

18 Oct 2012 12:06 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, October 18, 2012Tourism operators can hear about the latest ecotourism trends, technologies and global case studies at a series of forums aimed to help them build tourism capacity through sharing stories of Queensland’s famous natural icons.Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the forums would be led by Tourism Queensland and...

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