Nominate for QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Nominations are now open for Queensland tourism businesses to enter the 2016 QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism, where entrants could win a share of more than $35,000 in prizes. ..

SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..

Coolangatta to Host Beach Volleyball at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..

‘Aussies’ Surf Titles Return to North Kirra in 2017

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

In 2017, The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, the ‘Aussies’, will return to North Kirra Beach from 25 March until 2 April. Across 9 days, over 7000 Surf Life Savers from 313 surf clubs will compete in over 400 events from Youth, Open and Masters categories.  ..

Grandstand Seating Available to Book for ANZAC Dawn Service

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2016

Currumbin RSL is gearing up for their ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Elephant Rock and are advising Southern Gold Coast accommodation providers, guests, visitors to the region and the general public about Grandstand Seating at the event. ..

CSGC Profile – East Coast Homes and Park Cabins

Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2016

Troy Gabriel began building caravans with his brother, Mark, 25 years ago. Now, their business East Coast Homes and Park Cabins is Queensland’s leading manufacturer of modular homes and transportable buildings, supplying everything from tourist park cabins to upmarket housing from their factory in Currumbin. ..

Beach Handball Champs kicks up Cooly sand

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The Australian Beach Handball Championships and Oceania Beach Handball Championships were held at Coolangatta Beach over the last weekend in February, providing a great spectacle for locals and visitors.  ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2016


Hong Kong Airlines extends service to Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, February 05, 2016

After just several weeks of charter flights from Hong Kong to the Gold Coast, Hong Kong Airlines has announced they will make their non-stop flights into the Gold Coast a year-round service.


My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ocean Road Magazine Photographer and Publisher, Brian Usher, has again been out and about photographing our local business owners across the region. Enjoy our first edition of My Office for 2016
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Opportunities for Business Promotion at Beach Handball Championships

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach.  ..


Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016

Gold Coast Tourism is again hosting their popular Digital Workshops for members throughout 2016. The objectives of the Digital Workshops are for participants to gain motivation, confidence and applicable digital marketing skills across a broad range of contemporary topics. ..

My Office Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015


Currumbin Pet Resorts Open for Holidays

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Heading away for the holidays? There are several businesses located in Currumbin that can take care of your furry friends while you are out of town.  Gold Coast Pet Resorts and Pets Wonderland are located in the Currumbin Industrial Park, and also have Doggy Day Care facilities for busy working families. ..

Southern Gold Coast Chamber Re-Elects Committee

Posted on Wednesday, December 02, 2015

The committee for the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce was elected at this week’s AGM, with the executive remaining unchanged. Manager of Beach House Resort, Gail O’Neill, remains as Chair, with Bob Newman as Vice Chair.

Engaging the China Market

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Gold Coast Tourism is inviting its members on the Southern Gold Coast to express interest in participating in their “Gold Coast Engaging the China Market Program” in 2016. ..

Project Southern Sparkle Launches to Enhance Visitor Experiences

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

A new training program has been launched this month to enhance visitor experiences across the Southern Gold Coast. Project ‘Southern Sparkle’ is a joint initiative of Registered Training Organisation One Step Further, Connecting Southern Gold Coast, and the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce. ..

Locum Resort Managers Available for Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

Larry Seburn and Bronwyn Brown, former Resort Managers at Ocean Plaza Resort in Coolangatta, are currently operating as Locum Resort Managers for accommodation and resorts on the Southern Gold Coast. ..

Prepare Your Business for VisitGoldCoast Website Refresh

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

Gold Coast Tourism is on track to launch a completely revamped website for in the coming months. Tourism businesses on the Southern Gold Coast are urged to update their ATDW listing with social media links, videos, updated descriptions and high resolution images immediately. ..

Accommodation Providers Needed for GC 2018

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games™ (GC2018) presents enormous opportunity for the Gold Coast accommodation industry to cement its reputation for quality on the world stage. ..

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