Destination Management Plan

Tourism Toward 2032
Destination Management Plan


Tourism Tropical North Queensland, as the Regional Tourism Organisation, brings together the industry and the community to increase the visitor economy through destination marketing, partnering in the region with local tourism organisations and over 666 industry members.

The region has geographical coverage of 20% of Queensland, stretching from Cardwell in the south to the Torres Strait in the north and out west to the Northern Territory border.

As one of the world’s most inspiring nature-based destinations, it is the gateway to hundreds of accessible experiences set on the stage of the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s oldest rainforest and the outback. Inhabited by an ancient culture and shared by passionate locals.


What can you do

TTNQ is in the process of developing a ten-year Destination Management Plan as our roadmap to sustainable tourism growth towards 2032 and beyond.

We appointed consultant Krista Hauritz to facilitate the workshop; she has a wealth of experience in tourism management and community engagement.

TTNQ is carrying out this session across Tropical North Queensland. From your feedback, and with the help of your Local Tourism Organisation or Local Government representative, Krista will work on a plan to define your specific region’s long-term vision and ensure all the community and stakeholders are committed to the deliverables with an agreed understanding of what success looks like.

The first round of workshops held earlier this year helped set our direction, summarised in the Directions Paper. Now it’s time to priorities our initiatives to ensure they have the greatest impact and get attention.

If you would like to join one of the round two regional sessions, please register below:

Cairns Session #1 – 25 October REGISTER HERE

Cairns Session #2 – 31 October REGISTER HERE

South Cairns (Gordonvale & Babinda) – 2 November REGISTER HERE

Cassowary Coast Session – 2 November REGISTER HERE

Atherton Tablelands Session – 3 November REGISTER HERE

Mareeba Shire Session – 13 November REGISTER HERE

Port Douglas Session – 16 November REGISTER HERE

Cape Tribulation & Daintree Session – 17 November REGISTER HERE

Trinity Beach – 20 November REGISTER HERE

Gulf Savannah – 21 November (online) REGISTER HERE

Cooktown Session – 27 November REGISTER HERE

North Peninsula Area Session – 28 November. Registration coming soon.

Thursday Island Session – 29 November. Registration coming soon.

For any questions, please get in touch with our Industry Relations Manager [email protected]

For Reference view the Current Tropical North Queensland Destination Tourism Plan 2021



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