The team behind Connecting Southern Gold Coast are celebrating after the ninth annual Cooly Rocks On Festival was named a Bronze winner of the Best Major Festival and Event in the state at the QLD Tourism Awards held Friday November 9 on the Sunshine Coast. ..
Scoot has increased the capacity of its Singapore to Gold Coast service from four times per week to up to five times per week from April. ..
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. ..
The Gold Coast has taken out a major award at a prestigious international events competition. ..
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 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. ..
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. ..
One week remains to nominate Gold Coast Tourism Operators for the 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards, with entries closing at 5pm on Thursday 1 June. ..
Gold Coast Tourism has announced the launch of the new ‘Be My Guest’ website, designed to inspire and educate locals to be exceptional hosts. ..
The new Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Courts located opposite The Strand are building momentum, with the courts attracting more elite and social events. ..
In a coup for the Southern Gold Coast, Tourism and Events Queensland and Gold Coast Tourism are hosting their International Market Briefings in the region at Currumbin RSL next week. All local tourism operators are invited to attend the Briefings from 9:30am-1:30pm on Tuesday 8 November, 2016. ..
A Southern Gold Coast beach is in the race to be named Australia's Best Beach in 2016. Rainbow Bay has made the shortlist of beaches around Australia headed for inclusion in the 101 Best Beaches List for 2016-17. It follows the success of the first publication several years ago, and the campaign has the backing of Tourism Australia. ..
The inaugural ‘Scoot’ Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition winner has been announced. Tait Whitelaw is off to Singapore with two return flights flying Scoot, and $500 spending money thanks to the Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank, for his stunning image of Currumbin Alley on a crystal clear, Southern Gold Coast day. ..
Destination Byron is inviting all local businesses and operators to attend the Annual Tourism Symposium on 12 August, 2016. ..
Last month the Gold Coast hosted the Australian Tourism Exchange, Australia’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event, for the first time in its 37-year history. ..
Southern Gold Coast businesses are being invited to hear from acclaimed digital expert, Liz Ward from Tourism Tribe, who will facilitate a digital training workshop for local operators to brush up on their digital knowledge and grow skills in web marketing and social media. ..
The development of the Gold Coast Airport is set to begin, following the approval of the project by the Australian Federal government in February 2016. ..
Public consultation on future stages of the Gold Coast Light Rail has favoured the Southern Coastal Route as the preferred option for Stage 3 of the public transport system. ..
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new Koala Experience has been named the Gold Coast’s top animal encounter experience, according to a Gold Coast Bulletin poll. ..
Tourism operators on the Southern Gold Coast are taking part in a new advertising campaign jointly run by Gold Coast Tourism and Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ), to promote the region to key markets throughout the low season of May and June. ..