News

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
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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CEO-Board Updates
30 Jul 2019
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.

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Media Releases
24 Jul 2019
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.

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CEO-Board Updates
2 Jul 2019
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.

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Media Releases
1 Jul 2019
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.

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CEO-Board Updates
19 Jun 2019
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.

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Media Releases
28 May 2019
Branding agency appointed to TTNQ

Brand, communications and marketing agency Nick Did This has been appointed to develop a compelling brand proposition for Tropical North Queensland.

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Media Releases
23 May 2019
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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Media Releases
17 Feb 2019
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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Media Releases
11 Feb 2019
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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Media Releases
1 Feb 2019
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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Media Releases
10 Dec 2018
TTNQ wins gold for destination website

TTNQ takes home two gold Pearl Awards for destination website.

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