CEO Column – 11 October 2017

Pip Close, TTNQ CEO

The Tropical North Queensland tourism industry is very proud of showcasing the best managed reef in the world to visitors. It’s something we constantly spruik about, just as we do about tourism’s role in protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

But why is the Reef so well managed?

Tourism and Events Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) have compiled a list of frequently asked questions which are now housed on ttnq.org.au to make sure our industry can talk about these issues with visitors.   Read more

CEO Column – 27 September 2017

Pip Close, TTNQ CEO

News about the Great Barrier Reef will be shared each month through TTNQ’s new newsletter Reef Chat launched last week. This publication is intended for a broad audience so we encourage our members to share it with their contacts and ask them to subscribe to it.

Media, travel agents and travellers are constantly asking for up-to-date information on the Great Barrier Reef so we have created this monthly newsletter to focus on the people, places and science of the World Heritage area. Read more

CEO Column – 13 September 2017

Pip Close, TTNQ CEO

China Eastern Airlines is planning to return to Cairns with a seasonal service from Shanghai for the 2018 Chinese New Year. Subject to regulatory approval, China Eastern will operate three services per week during February 2018. We shall keep you posted if there is any change to this notification.

These flights are in addition to the scheduled China Southern Airlines and Hainan Airlines flights which both start in December and give our destination more than 48,000 seats direct from China each year.

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