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...

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...

Whitsunday tourism operators shine

22 Oct 2013 3:13 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Tourism operators throughout the Whitsundays have been recognised by their peers at the annual Whitsundays Tourism Awards, held last night at Whitsundays Sailing Club.

Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey congratulated the 2013 award winners who have played an important role in growing the region’s tourism...

Jarratt supports carbon tax hit on Whitsunday tourism

12 Jul 2011 11:39 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

12 July 2011

TOURISM Minister Jan Jarratt was supporting Labor’s carbon tax hit on Whitsunday tourism, the LNP said today.

LNP Shadow Minister for Tourism, Manufacturing and Small Business Jann Stuckey said the Minister, by remaining silent, was effectively backing Labor’s carbon tax.

“Labor leaders have turned their backs on tourism and Jan Jarratt has gone into hiding,” Ms Stuckey...

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