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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.  ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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. ..

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. ..

Elite Events put Coolangatta Courts on Map

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

The new Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Courts located opposite The Strand are building momentum, with the courts attracting more elite and social events. ..

SGC Hosts International Market Briefings

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016

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. ..

Rainbow Bay in Race to be Named Australia's Best Beach

Posted on Monday, September 05, 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.   ..

Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition Winner Announced

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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's Annual Tourism Symposium

Posted on Friday, July 01, 2016

Destination Byron is inviting all local businesses and operators to attend the Annual Tourism Symposium on 12 August, 2016. ..

Gold Coast Shines at ATE

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 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.  ..

Join Tourism Tribe to Improve Digital Skills

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016

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.  ..

Project Lift Takes Airport to Next Level

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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.  ..

Southern Light Rail Route Preferred by City

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 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.  ..

Cuddling a Koala Best on the Coast at CWS

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

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.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Winter Tourism Campaign

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

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. ..

GC2018 Mascot Unveiled

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Meet Borobi - the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The unveiling of the mascot marks two years to go to the upcoming games in 2018, which will not only be Australia’s largest sporting event this decade but the largest event the Gold Coast has ever hosted.  ..

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