News / Media Releases

Keep up to date with the latest news from TTNQ. The following are the most recent media releases for both the media, travel writers and tourism trade.

Media Releases
17 Oct 2019
Sustainability a part of tourism in Cairns region

Kangaroo poo hoovered up for fertiliser alongside the Wet Tropics rainforest and free electric car charging stations are among the sustainability initiatives in Tropical North Queensland.

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CEO-Board Updates
9 Oct 2019
October 2019 CEO Update

Since the early 1990s it has been my dream to be back in the tourism industry in Tropical North Queensland and here I am.

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CEO-Board Updates
25 Sep 2019
September 25, 2019 CEO Update

As I enter my last days as CEO of Tourism Tropical North Queensland, I want to say thank you to our members. The tourism industry in this region is a resilient and important industry. It is diverse and supported by entrepreneurial people whom I have enjoyed sharing part of the stage with for the past two years.

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Media Releases
24 Sep 2019
New in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region
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Media Releases
30 Aug 2019
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.

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Media Releases
30 Aug 2019
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.

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Media Releases
28 Aug 2019
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.

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Media Releases
15 Aug 2019
Marketing conference targets tourism narrative

Digital disruption and the future of travel, inspiring marketing success stories and unleashing word of mouth for tourism experiences are among the topics to be covered at the TNQ Tourism Marketing Conference at the Cairns Convention Centre on August 22.

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Media Releases
14 Aug 2019
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).

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