Southern Queensland Country Tourism has launched a new guide to inspire visitors to choose the local region for their next holiday.
The South Burnett Tourism Association (SBTA) will be looking to elect a new President when it holds it re-scheduled Annual General Meeting next month.
Southern Queensland Country Tourism – the regional organisation formed last year charged with marketing the South Burnett – has launched a new video and website in a bid to attract more visitors to the region.
Southern Queensland Country – the new amalgamated tourism organisation that represents the South Burnett, Toowoomba, the Darling Downs and Granite Belt – has been awarded $170,177 to conduct its Autumn marketing campaign.
Planning for the new Southern Queensland Country Tourism region – which covers the South Burnett – will be discussed at an upcoming tourism conference in Toowoomba.
The new Southern Queensland Country regional tourism organisation held its inaugural Annual General Meeting in Toowoomba last Thursday.
The new Southern Queensland Country Food and Wine Development Plan aims to establish Southern Queensland Country as an iconic Australian food regions.
South Burnett councillors were kept busy at their meeting on Wednesday … fixing an anomaly in their charges, altering speed limits and setting up a new fund for streetscaping
The SBWIA is concerned that the newly-formed “Super RTO” tourism group covering the South Burnett, Toowoomba, Southern Downs and Granite Belt (see related article August 30, 2012 below) will see ten years of hard work by local tourism operators to build “South Burnett brand awareness” washed away.
The South Burnett’s new “super-RTO” (regional tourism organisation) – formed from the merger of “Toowoomba Golden West and South Burnett Tourism” and “Southern Downs and Granite Belt Regional Tourism”- was officially launched today by Tourism Minister Jann Stuckey.
The proposed merger of the Toowoomba Golden West South Burnett and Southern Downs Granite Belt tourism organisations has received an overwhelming endorsement by members who attended Special General Meetings of the associations last week.
The South Burnett Wine Industry Association has announced an ambitious plan to claim the new Queen’s Birthday long weekend for the region.
Local tourism leader Mary-Clare Power has confirmed that the name of the new tourism organisation that will cover the South Burnett will be “Southern Queensland Country Tourism Incorporated”.
The next phase of the merger of “Toowoomba Golden West & South Burnett Tourism” with “Southern Downs & Granite Belt Regional Tourism” is about to occur with the calling of a Special General Meeting to wind up the old company.
Local tourism leader Mary-Clare Power has warned that the recent announcement by the State Government of a doubling in funding to regional tourism organisations does not mean that funding to the local group would automatically be doubled.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has announced a doubling of funding for Regional Tourism Organisations at the inaugural DestinationQ Forum held today in Cairns.
The next round of industry consultations regarding the merger between the “Toowoomba Golden West & South Burnett” and “Southern Downs & Granite Belt” regional tourism organisations have begun.
The current regional tourism organisation promoting the South Burnett will cease to exist at the end of the month as the Southern Downs and Granite Belt merger moves a step closer, but the process seems to have claimed one more scalp.
Toowoomba Golden West and South Burnett Tourism have launched a $68,000 multi-media campaign to entice visitors to take a “Cool Country Escape” in the region.
Former South Burnett Mayor David Carter has been thanked for his service on the Board of Toowoomba Golden West South Burnett Tourism.