Buyers welcome Cairns & GBR digital toolkit

Buyers have enthusiastically praised a digital toolkit which provides them with a comprehensive and compelling portfolio of Cairns & Great Barrier Reef destination experiences and products.

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) Chief Executive Officer Alex de Waal said TTNQ had received overwhelming positive feedback on the toolkit launched at the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE15) in Melbourne this week.

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CEO Column – 24 June 2015

Alex de Waal

Alex de Waal, CEO TTNQ

Tourism Tropical North Queensland has received overwhelming positive feedback on the Cairns & Great Barrier Reef digital toolkit provided to Buyers at the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE15) in Melbourne this week.

A USB stick has been created for each of our key international markets with a comprehensive portfolio of Cairns & Great Barrier Reef destination experiences and products including high resolution images, destination maps and consumer insights for each market.

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CEO Column – 19 June 2015

Alex de Waal

Alex de Waal, CEO TTNQ

Three inspiring thought leaders have been secured for the inaugural Tourism Innovation Conference in Cairns on Friday, 6 November. Social commentator Bernard Salt is the opening keynote speaker, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is the keynote innovation motivational speaker and the MC is media personality James O’Loghlin.

Bernard is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading social commentators by business, the media and the broader community. He will present global trend perspectives on discretionary spending, changes in consumer expectations and behaviour, and identify who new customers are and what they want.

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New trail launched for Savannah Way

The dramatic gorges, lava tubes and gemstone fields of the Savannah Way are the highlights of a new route for self-drive travellers in Tropical North Queensland.

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) Chief Executive Officer Alex de Waal said the Lava Tubes, Gems and Gorges Trail looped almost 300km through the Etheridge Shire to disperse visitors further into the region.

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