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Classic Holidays Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2018

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018

Australasia’s largest Resort, Club and Member Management Company Classic Holidays, is celebrating 40 years of holiday memories in 2018. ..

Gold Coast Airport Records Busiest Day in History

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018

Gold Coast Airport has recorded its busiest day in history, welcoming 24,076 passengers on Saturday 23 December 2017. ..

Southern Gateway in Lights

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2018

The first half of the city’s new public art commission is nearing completion and on track to light up the southern Gold Coast early in the New Year. ..

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. ..

Gold Coast Welcomes Direct Service to Apple Isle

Posted on Friday, December 08, 2017

Tigerair Australia has flown its inaugural flight from Hobart to the Gold Coast on Thursday 7 December, commencing the only direct low cost service between the two destinations. ..

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. ..

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