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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. ..

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. ..

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. ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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. ..

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. ..

Cross Border Cooperation Sees Destination Reach New Heights

Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast met with directors and key stakeholders from Destination Tweed in June to discuss common opportunities for building the strength of our adjoining destinations. ..

Businesses Invited to Attend Guest Experience Workshops

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The innovative Be My Guest Program is driving service excellence on the Gold Coast and enhancing the guest experience. These free one-day workshops are funded by City of Gold Coast with the intention of providing to all guests a wow impression of the destination for its attractions, landscape and activities. ..

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. ..

CSGC Flies Flag for Southern Gold Coast at ATE

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

Last week, Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney to represent our region. During the visit he met with key stakeholders on the national stage, including Scoot General Manager Australia, Jared Simcox. ..

Flashback to Win a Trip to Cooly Rocks On™ 2017

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Remember the good old days of the 50s and 60s? Feros Care are providing the opportunity for two people to win a trip to Cooly Rocks On™ 2017 by sharing their memories of the golden era on Facebook. Local businesses can get behind the competition by joining the fun.  ..

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