CEO Column – 6 December 2017

The first direct scheduled China Southern flight arrived in Cairns yesterday to much fanfare and industry excitement. Scheduled flights between Cairns and China have long been on our wish list and for the past three years Tourism Tropical North Queensland has been actively working with our partners Cairns Airport, Cairns Regional Council, Tourism and Events […]

CEO Column – 22 November 2017

Positive stories about the Great Barrier Reef regenerating have been published around the world after images and video of the coral spawning were captured this month. The annual coral spawn is a sign of hope for those concerned about the future of the Great Barrier Reef and it is fantastic seeing the media reports which […]

Magic of coral spawning captured in Reef Chat

Image taken by Darren Miller aboard Divers Den’s ReefQuest on December 9 at Saxon Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef coral spawning has captured the imagination of media around the world with extraordinary coverage of the Reef regenerating.

Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) Chief Executive Officer Pip Close said the annual coral spawn, which occurred last week and should happen again after the full moon in December, was a sign of hope for those concerned about the future of the Great Barrier Reef.  Read more