A brand-new multi-million dollar tourism campaign has been launched today hoping to lure southerners to book a holiday in Queensland. The “Seize the Days” campaign aims to generate over 6 million visitors to the sunshine state and inject over $ 4 billion into the tourism sector.
Four people have been killed in an accident at the Dreamworld theme park in Australia. Two men and two women died in the Thunder River Rapids ride at the attraction, the largest theme-park in Australia.
Australian minister for tourism, major events, small business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey has announced the appointment of Leanne Coddington as chief executive of Tourism & Events Queensland. Stuckey said Coddington brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of delivery to the role.
Tourism Queensland’s ‘I Spy’ campaign has reignited Aussies’ love of Tropical North Queensland with partner Wotif.com recording a big increase in room bookings for participating local operators.
The ‘Adventurous by Nature’ tropics provides the perfect stage for the 10-day festival that will see people of all ages and abilities competing across a variety of events culminating in the ‘Cairns Airport Challenge Cairns’ iron-distance triathlon.