Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland is one of the most diversely beautiful and powerful Australian tourism stories. Together we can unlock the story of The Tropics and build tourism success as one of the country’s most thriving destinations. At Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ), we are proud to market this region to the world through stories founded around reef, rainforest, Indigenous, outback, lifestyle and adventure.

Latest News

Keep your finger on the pulse and stay up to date with our latest news.

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Submarine experience launched on Great Barrier Reef

The world’s first rideshare submarine has today been launched in a landmark partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland and Uber which will showcase the Great Barrier Reef like never before.

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CEO-Board Updates
May 2019 – CEO Update

Virgin’s announcement that two of its return flights per week would be downsized will have minimal impact on the region as the 300 lost seats equate to about 0.3% of the total Cairns domestic capacity.

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Media Releases
New in Tropical North Queensland

Luxurious accommodation, romantic glamping on the Great Barrier Reef and an Indigenous musical event are among the new offerings in Tropical North Queensland.

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CEO-Board Updates
March 2019 Chair Update

We recognise that the region has been challenged over the summer period, and over the past few weeks public attention has been drawn to the importance of tourism.

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Media Releases
Festival celebrates the legendary barramundi

Karumba’s annual Barra and Blues Festival in May will be combined with the launch of an $8.5 million barramundi interpretive centre and the best fishing season in years.

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Feel Grounded Domestic Campaign

A new domestic campaign has launched today to invite Australian holidaymakers to leave the stress of busy city life behind and reconnect with nature in Tropical North Queensland.

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New event spaces for Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) General Manager Rosie Douglas said millions of dollars of investment was underway in tourism and events infrastructure in Cairns.

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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.

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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’.

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TTNQ wins gold for destination website

TTNQ takes home two gold Pearl Awards for destination website.

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Events + Meetings

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