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September 2019 CEO Update
TTNQ is undertaking its largest ever domestic marketing campaign after receiving matched funding from the State Government and Cairns Regional Council for a $2.8 million campaign.
Great Barrier Reef 2019 Outlook Report
TTNQ CEO Pip Close attended a Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) briefing today on the 2019 Outlook Report for the Great Barrier Reef.
Great Barrier Reef’s stories revealed
Visitors to the Great Barrier Reef are learning about the diversity and complexities of the world’s largest coral reef system from a group of qualified storytellers.
Image: Calypso Reef imagery | Master Reef Guide Pablo Cogollos takes passengers on Sunlover Reef Cruises on a snorkelling tour.
Drive alongside the Great Barrier Reef
Stopping to enjoy the sights along the Great Barrier Reef Drive has become easier with the installation of more than 143 road signs featuring images of swaying palm trees to help drivers find their way.
TTNQ appoints Mark Olsen as CEO
Tourism professional Mark Olsen, who has been driving Brisbane’s 2031 vision as a destination, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ).
July 2019 CEO Update
Brag-worthy selfie opportunities, a treasure trail and ranger talks are part of an initiative to help Chinese visitors appreciate the history and environment of Green Island, off Cairns.
New in Tropical North Queensland – July 2019
Music, racing, award-winning beer, dining in the rainforest and new wildlife attractions give Tropical North Queensland a variety of fresh experiences for the cooler months in the tropics.
July 2019 CEO Update
Innovation is the key to success in the rapidly evolving Chinese travel market and this means working with dynamic trade partners who are abreast of the changes driving consumer choice.
TTNQ CEO Pip Close resigns
Tourism Tropical North Queensland Chief Executive Officer Pip Close has resigned and will leave the destination marketing organisation on October 16.
June 2019 Chair Update
Many businesses have been doing it tough after an extended wet season prompting them to ask what TTNQ is doing to assist in this downturn. Questions about Great Barrier Reef messaging are also being asked.
Cairns & Great Barrier Reef expertise on show
Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef will showcase the region’s capabilities to business event planners from around the world at the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne on February 18-20.
Explore Tropical North Qld with a local chatbot
Travellers visiting Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) can now tap into insider local knowledge on the Great Barrier Reef with the region’s first destination chatbot*; ‘Locals of Tropical North Queensland’.