Originally a software entrepreneur, Marie Phillips was inspired by the personal stories and interaction with people that hospitality provides, leading her to sell her company in 2015 and make the move into the café and venue industry. ..
Gold Coast Airport is calling on local community groups to apply for funding under its third annual Community Benefit Fund. ..
The inaugural Tourism Week will kick off across the Gold Coast from 1 – 7 July and the Southern Gold Coast will be joining the festivities. ..
The Southern Gold Coast was represented at the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) held in Adelaide in April. Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the four day event which saw 2,000 overseas buyers and Australian sellers converge on the Adelaide Convention Centre. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with STR Global to encourage local operators to participate in the Free Hotel Survey Report. ..
After 9 ½ years as CEO of Surfing Australia, Andrew Stark is leaving the organisation to take up a new role on the leadership team of the World Surf League. ..
The Queensland Government is looking for the next faces of the Queensland tourism industry - and they could be from the Southern Gold Coast. ..
After living in an American ski town with strong wind, sun and an elevation of 2500 metres, Jen Plahm saw the toll the elements were taking on her skin. ..
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards. Southern Gold Coast businesses have the opportunity to be recognised for their outstanding achievements within the state's tourism industry. ..
Arriving in Brisbane in 1981 after working as a scientist at CSIRO in Melbourne, Robin Ormerod found there was little demand for his meteorology qualifications and long range weather forecasting in his new hometown in the Sunshine State. Instead, he was asked to work in air quality, and a somewhat accidental career in environmental consulting followed. ..
Southern Gold Coast businesses can improve their digital capability thanks to the Queensland Government's Small Business Digital Grants Program. ..
Local businesses now have access to Envirotech Education’s Accelerator Program participants, a work placement initiative that helps both learners and businesses get ahead. ..
AirAsia and Australia’s leading surfing bodies recently announced a joint partnership that will see the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier become Surfing’s Official Airline Partner in Australia. ..
Looking for something fun to do during the Games? Celebrate at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary from the 4-15 April as the Village deck is transformed into a beer garden. ..
To help you Get Set for the Games, there will be a free business travel planning workshop for tourism operators. ..
After graduating from the University in Canberra in 2003 and completing a few years of public service, Michael Sullivan moved to the Gold Coast in 2005 for a change of scenery. ..
Leaders from the Southern Gold Coast and Tweed Coast tourism industries are calling for tourism colleagues to join their monthly business breakfast at Skal International Southern Gold Coast. ..