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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
TTNQ wins gold for destination website
TTNQ takes home two gold Pearl Awards for destination website.
Arts & Culture25 Oct 2019
Ruchook Cultural Festival
Over two nights, the Port Shorts Film Festival will entertain you.View event
Food & Wine10 May 2020
Cairns Craft Beer FestivalView event
Arts & Culture25 Oct 2019
Port Shorts Film FestivalView event
Arts & Culture12 Oct 2019
Babinda Harvest FestivalView event
Sports20 Oct 2019
Great Adventures Green Island Ocean SwimView event