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Tourism and Service Industries Invited to Be My Best Mega Event

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Local tourism and service industries are invited to the Be My Guest Mega Event, held from 8:00 – 10:00am on Wednesday 7 February at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. ..

Get Set for the Games in Currumbin and Coolangatta

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017

Up to six million additional journeys are expected to be made during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April 2018. To ensure that the Games can provide reliable transport options for athletes, spectators and the community, they need to make some temporary changes to the road and public transport networks in the lead up to and during the Games. ..

GC2018 Premium Hospitality Opportunity

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will be the largest sporting event staged in Australia this decade, and you have the opportunity to show your support and experience the Games in style with your guests by becoming a Friend of GC2018. ..

Local Businesses Invited to Support 50th Gold Coast Sporting Awards

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Gold Coast Sports Awards is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Thursday 15 February, and Southern Gold Coast businesses are invited to show their support for sport in our city at this important annual event. ..

Division 14 update from Cr O'Neill

Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2017

There are a range of works and events ongoing and coming up in Southern Gold Coast over the next few months as we get set for the games. Keep up-to-date with the latest news from Cr Gail O'Neill.  ..

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.  ..

Cycling Masters Event Gives Currumbin Test Run for Games

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2017

The Masters Road National Championships were held in Currumbin on Sunday 29 October, a test event to prepare the city and the region for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.  ..

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. ..

Get the inside scoop on GC2018

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2017

Residents can now get a special behind the scenes look at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games preparation in a series of events being held at City Libraries. ..

Changed Traffic Conditions During Masters Road National Championships

Posted on Wednesday, October 04, 2017

On Sunday 29 October, Australia’s best cyclists will compete in the Masters Road National Championships, an 18.7 km loop closed-road race from the Currumbin Beachfront to Elanora and out through Currumbin Valley.  ..

PNG’s National Beach Volleyball Team Trains on Coolangatta Courts

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

Papua New Guinea’s National Beach Volleyball team has identified Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts as the training hub that will allow them to best prepare for the Commonwealth Games Oceania Qualification Event in Vanuatu in December 2017.  ..

Cycling Masters Road National Championships First to Tackle GC2018 Course

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017

With less than eight months until the best cyclists in the Commonwealth go for gold at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the nation’s best masters cyclists will be the first to take on the official course at the Cycling Australia Masters Road National Championships on Sunday 29 October. ..

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. ..

Be My Guest Website Launches

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gold Coast Tourism has announced the launch of the new ‘Be My Guest’ website, designed to inspire and educate locals to be exceptional hosts. ..

Get Ready for GC2018 Accommodation Bookings

Posted on Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Gold Coast Tourism is urging local accommodation houses to get prepared, as GC2018 travellers are expected to start their planning soon.  ..

CSGC Profile – Katie Barton-Harvey, Sustainability Marketing Manager, GOLDOC

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Katie Barton-Harvey, a proud Southern Gold Coast local, is the Sustainability Marketing Manager at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC). Part of the GOLDOC team since 2013, Katie shares the vision and actions already taken to achieve the Games’ ambitious sustainability legacy.  ..

Southern Gold Coast to Provide Stunning Backdrop for GC2018 Road Races

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

The Southern Gold Coast has been announced as the start and finish line for three free Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games events. The cycling road race, cycling time trial and race walk will all commence from Currumbin's iconic beachfront when the Games take place in April 2018.  ..

Attend the Accessible Tourism Forum

Posted on Monday, January 09, 2017

The City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Tourism, with the support of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, invite tourism operators to attend the industry’s first Accessible Tourism Forum at the Arts Centre Gold Coast on Tuesday 7 February.  ..

Gold Coast Airport Launches Ambassador Program

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Gold Coast Airport has launched its Ambassador Program, an initiative to enhance customer service at the airport. ..

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