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...

Visitors urged to hop into Queensland this Easter

3 Apr 2014 10:45 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, April 03, 2014

There is no better place to holiday this Easter than in Queensland.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said Queensland operators’ doors were open, ready to welcome visitors ahead of the school holidays.

“The back-to-back long weekends of Easter (18 – 21 April) and Anzac Day (25 -27 April) make a great excuse...

‘Best Jobs in the World’ tourism ambassador praised

4 Feb 2014 4:09 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Elisa Detrez will today hang up her akubra after a successful six-month stint as Queensland’s ‘Best Jobs in the World’ Park Ranger and remain a life-long tourism ambassador for the state.

Minister for Tourism Jann Stuckey said Elisa’s role as a tourism ambassador had increased international coverage of Queensland and boosted visitor numbers.

“Elisa has been an...

Queensland-Qantas tourism campaigns take off

8 Nov 2013 11:34 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Wednesday, November 06, 2013A major international promotion to entice more UK, US and Hong Kong visitors to travel to Queensland has taken off this month as part of the new $12 million agreement between Queensland and Qantas.Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the campaigns aimed to increase visitation from key source markets, which...

Campaign to inspire tourists to book a Queensland turtle encounter

22 Oct 2013 3:14 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Holiday makers will be encouraged to secure their spot to experience Queensland’s awe-inspiring turtle season, with a new tourism campaign being launched today.

Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said the campaign would run from October 2013 through to March 2014 in partnership with Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism and local tourism operators.

“The turtle season is a...

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