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.
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.
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.
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.
New in Cairns & Great Barrier Reef region
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).