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...

Paradise showcased through local’s eyes

22 Apr 2014 4:15 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A new tourism marketing campaign to attract Brisbane and interstate visitors to Tropical North Queensland will start screening this week.

‘This is my Paradise’ follows on from the successful ‘1 Day in Paradise’ campaign and comprises of short films focusing on a day in the life of three passionate Tropical North Queensland locals.

Minister for Tourism, Major...

Thousands of Aussies set to flock to Cairns Amateurs

5 Sep 2013 2:19 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Tropical North Queensland will host thousands of Australian horse racing enthusiasts and spectators at the 2013 Carlton MID Cairns Amateurs Racing Carnival which kicks off in Cairns tomorrow.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the Cairns Amateurs was one of the Queensland’s major events, with more...

Tropical North Queensland welcomes Masters

12 Aug 2013 10:27 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Tropical North Queensland will welcome thousands of athletes and spectators from interstate and overseas as the inaugural Great Barrier Reef Masters Games kicks off in Cairns tomorrow.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said more than 1500 sportsmen and women aged 30 and above would participate in close to...

‘Adventurous’ festival puts Tropical North on show

12 Jun 2013 10:56 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Thousands of Australian and international athletes and spectators have descended on Tropical North Queensland for one of the State’s major events – the Cairns Airport Adventure Festival.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey said the festival, featuring the iconic IRONMAN Cairns on Sunday, is capturing global...

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