Tourism boost as airport passenger numbers grow

12 Aug 2013 10:30 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Friday, August 09, 2013

The outlook for Queensland’s tourism industry is bright with passenger numbers soaring through the State’s airports.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said recent passenger data from Queensland’s airports revealed solid growth over the past financial year which was an encouraging sign for the...

Breakfast ‘takes’ Townsville into the digital future

31 Jul 2013 9:42 AMJann StuckeyNews, Small Business

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Minister for Small Business Jann Stuckey today outlined a range of initiatives the Newman Government is implementing to reduce red tape by 20 per cent and lower unemployment to 4 per cent by 2018.

Ms Stuckey addressed the Advancing Regional Small Business in a Digital Future breakfast at Rydges Southbank, Townsville this morning as part of Queensland Small Business...

Queensland extends support for V8 Supercar events

24 Jul 2013 3:32 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Monday, July 22, 2013

The State Government has secured the three V8 Supercar events for a further three years as part of a deal announced today by Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and V8 Supercars.

Mr Newman confirmed the new agreement between the Queensland Government and V8 Supercars would see the continuation of the Gold Coast 600, Townsville 400 and Ipswich 360 until 2016.

“This is...

Townsville shines in new tourism campaign

22 Mar 2013 3:46 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Friday, March 22, 2013

A campaign showcasing the diversity and strength of Townsville and North Queensland events has been launched today, to encourage visitors to extend their stay in the region.

In Townsville today, Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey said the ‘Townsville Shines’ initiative was the largest campaign to be carried out in the area in more than a decade.

“Although it has...

Townsville tourism operators go digital for Chinese visitors

7 Dec 2012 9:21 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Townsville tourism operators have the opportunity to broaden their marketing skills today at the ‘Digital Marketing for the China Market’ workshop.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the workshop is designed to help tourism operators target Chinese free independent travellers (FITs).

“The latest...

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