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SkyBus Launches New Gold Coast Airport Shuttle

Posted on Friday, December 08, 2017

Australasia’s premier airport transfer service, SkyBus, has launched its first service in Queensland with its Gold Coast Airport Shuttle. ..

Canadian Travel Agents Converge on Coolangatta

Posted on Monday, November 06, 2017

A group of around 120 Canadian Flight Centre travel agents converged on Coolangatta this month, hitting the sand and the waves for a true Southern Gold Coast experience.  ..

AirAsia celebrates 10th Anniversary on Gold Coast

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017

Award-winning long-haul low-cost carrier AirAsia celebrated its 10th anniversary milestone on 2 November 2017 on the Gold Coast. ..

$50 Million Hotel Set to be Developed at Gold Coast Airport

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Gold Coast Airport has announced plans to construct a $50 million Rydges hotel at the airport - which will be a game changer for the airport and the Southern Gold Coast. ..

New Mural Welcomes GC2018 Visitors to Town

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is fast approaching and Tugun Fruit Market’s existing mural is getting a makeover to welcome visitors to the seaside suburb. ..

New Be My Guest Workshops Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017

The BE MY GUEST program brings the city together to create that 'wow' guest experience leading up to, during and beyond the Games. ..

The Gold Coast: an event powerhouse

Posted on Friday, September 15, 2017

The Gold Coast has taken out a major award at a prestigious international events competition. ..

Operators Benefit from Inbound Symposium

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017

Southern Gold Coast and Northern NSW tourism operators attended the first Asian Inbound Tourism Symposium held by Connecting Southern Gold Coast and Destination Tweed at Southern Cross University last week.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Represented at DestinationQ

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Almost 300 tourism and events delegates from across Queensland met at the annual DestinationQ conference in Toowoomba last month. The Gold Coast was well represented overall with 15 delegates from Connecting Southern Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise Alliance, Broadbeach Alliance, and Gold Coast Tourism.  ..

Gold Coast Airport Begins Installation of Instrument Landing System

Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017

Gold Coast Airport (GCA) recently announced that works on the Instrument Landing System (ILS) installation have officially commenced. ..

SGC Businesses Join GC2018

Posted on Monday, August 21, 2017

Gold Coast Airport and Woolworths have announced their partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) as official sponsors. ..

CSGC Presents SCU Scholarship Recipients

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017

Last month, CSGC CEO Peter Doggett proudly presented the annual Connecting Southern Gold Coast Tourism Management Scholarship to two rising stars from Southern Cross University. ..

CSGC and Destination Tweed Host Inbound Symposium at SCU

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast and Destination Tweed have partnered with Southern Cross University to host an Asian Inbound Tourism Symposium at SCU on Thursday 7 September, 2017. ..

SGC businesses invited to Tourism and the Chinese Dream Conference

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Southern Gold Coast tourism businesses are invited to attend the “Third East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream” at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Hotel from 23 to 25 of November 2017.  ..

Resorts United Under Mantra Masterbrand

Posted on Friday, June 30, 2017

Leading hotel and resort operator, Mantra Group, has united their 128 properties across Australia, New Zealand, Bali and Hawaii into a new single consumer brand, known simply as Mantra Hotels. ..

Cross Border Cooperation Sees Destination Reach New Heights

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast met with directors and key stakeholders from Destination Tweed in June to discuss common opportunities for building the strength of our adjoining destinations. ..

Businesses Invited to Attend Guest Experience Workshops

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The innovative Be My Guest Program is driving service excellence on the Gold Coast and enhancing the guest experience. These free one-day workshops are funded by City of Gold Coast with the intention of providing to all guests a wow impression of the destination for its attractions, landscape and activities. ..

International Tourism Snapshot Figures Released

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tourism and Events Queensland have released Australia’s Tourism Industry statistics for the year ending March 2017, finding that tourism on the Gold Coast has reached a record high. ..

Calling on Nominations for 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2017

One week remains to nominate Gold Coast Tourism Operators for the 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards, with entries closing at 5pm on Thursday 1 June. ..

CSGC Flies Flag for Southern Gold Coast at ATE

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

Last week, Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney to represent our region. During the visit he met with key stakeholders on the national stage, including Scoot General Manager Australia, Jared Simcox. ..

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