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WSL Changes Dates of Quiksilver and Roxy Pro in 2019

Posted on Friday, October 05, 2018

The World Surf League (WSL) has released its 2019 Championship Tour calendars for the men’s and women’s surfing tours, announcing that the 2019 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks will be moved from the traditional March period to April 3 - 13, 2019 - coinciding with Queensland school holidays. ..

Tigerair resumes Gold Coast-Hobart service

Posted on Monday, September 03, 2018

Gold Coasters will be able to fly to Hobart year-round with Tigerair Australia resuming its Gold Coast-Hobart route as a permanent service from October 30. ..

CSGC Welcomes New Intern

Posted on Thursday, August 02, 2018

Connecting Southern Gold Coast welcomes Kazuki Ueda to the team as a student intern from Griffith University. ..

SGC Profile – Mike and Maggie Best – Managers, Meridian Tower

Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Mike and Maggie Best took over the management of Kirra’s Meridian Tower in March 2018. With more than 20 years of industry experience behind them, the husband and wife duo have a range of knowledge in all facets of facilities management including residential high rise, hotels, motels, construction and development. ..

Gold Coast Airport Introduces New Mascot

Posted on Friday, July 06, 2018

In a city renowned for its colourful icons and representatives, a new identity is set to land – providing a warm and friendly “Goldie” welcome to passengers at Gold Coast Airport. ..

Hong Kong Airlines Suspend Gold Coast Services

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Hong Kong Airlines has announced that it will be suspending its Gold Coast to Cairns services from October 2018 due to a change in its business strategy in the market. ..

Destination Gold Coast Announces New CEO

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

The Gold Coast Tourism Corporation Limited (GCT) board has announced that Ms Annaliese Battista has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer. ..

Small Business Opportunity through Griffith University

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Are you a tourism small business wanting to create and capture value? Would you like some proposals from final year tourism students to help you? ..

Southern Gold Coast Celebrates Tourism Week

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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. ..

SGC Represented at ATE in Adelaide

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

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.  ..

Accommodation Houses Invited to Participate in New Research Initiative

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with STR Global to encourage local operators to participate in the Free Hotel Survey Report.  ..

SGC Attracts Singaporean Students

Posted on Tuesday, May 01, 2018

The Southern Gold Coast once again welcomed a group of students from Singapore in April through the nanoKnowledge Pathways to Excellence project, a program that specialises in developing innovative curriculum for learning journeys internationally.  ..

Be the face of the QLD tourism industry

Posted on Monday, April 30, 2018

The Queensland Government is looking for the next faces of the Queensland tourism industry - and they could be from the Southern Gold Coast. ..

Nominations Open for 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

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. ..

Gold Coast Airport Completes $86M Airside Upgrade

Posted on Wednesday, April 11, 2018

A milestone in the Gold Coast Airport redevelopment has been met, with delivery of a $86 million upgrade involving construction of a new apron and taxiway – which will expand capacity and improve efficiency. ..

Scoot Increases Singapore to Gold Coast Service

Posted on Friday, April 06, 2018

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.  ..

Queen's Baton Touches Down on Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Gold Coast Airport Chief Operating Officer Marion Charlton felt “an intense sense of pride” as she carried the Queen’s Baton past the airport on day 99 of its journey around the world. ..

Digital Grants up to $10,000

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Southern Gold Coast businesses can improve their digital capability thanks to the Queensland Government's Small Business Digital Grants Program. ..

Gold Coast Tourism CEO Announces Intention to Resign

Posted on Thursday, March 08, 2018

The Gold Coast Tourism Corporation Limited (GCT) Board has announced that Mr Martin Winter CEO has informed the company of his intention to resign in 2018 after more than 10 years in the role. ..

Tourism Industry Meets at Skal Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2018

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. ..

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