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Superyacht Industry Provides Big Win for Australian Tourism

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May 2017

Superyacht Industry Provides Big Win for Australian Tourism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – from AIMEX & Superyacht Australia Wednesday 17th May The winners of the World Superyacht Awards 2017 were announced at a glittering ceremony held at Palazzo Vecchio in the beautiful city of Florence Italy on Saturday night 17 May. The 3 finalists in this year’s Voyager’s category were all incredible journeys making the judges’ task of selecting a winner not easy. But…

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Hemingway’s to open at Abell Point Marina

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May 2017

Hemingway’s to open at Abell Point Marina

For immediate release: Another significant addition to the Abell Point offer launches this weekend, 12 May, just in time for the start of the cruising season. With the marina making good progress with the restoration works after TC Debbie passed through the Whitsundays at the end of March, the opening of Hemingway’s is a positive development for marina guests and the wider Whitsunday region. Located…

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Cruise the Whitsundays – the definitive where, when and how?

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May 2017

Cruise the Whitsundays – the definitive where, when and how?

Article by – Petrea McCarthy, Mysailing.com A trip to the Whitsundays instead of winter at home, the cruise of a lifetime, or part of a grander plan? Whatever your motivation for sailing north this year, now is the time to prepare. The beauty of cruising is that whether it is your first or fortieth time up the coast, there is always something new to discover. Whether…

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Study shows superyacht value

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Apr 2017

Study shows superyacht value

Source – Ocean Magazine Online (21.04.2017) The first, comprehensive national survey covering the economic value of Australia’s superyacht industry – every facet from manufacturing and refit, to jobs and suppliers – identifies the potential of this lucrative sector and the barriers to unlocking it. If the government fixes our legislation, so foreign superyachts have freedom to charter here, like they do in New Zealand, our…

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Looking to the horizon for new maritime economic opportunities

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Apr 2017

Looking to the horizon for new maritime economic opportunities

13 April 2017 MEDIA RELEASE – from Treasurer & Minister for Trade & Investment, The Honourable Curtis Pitt. Looking to the horizon for new maritime economic opportunities The Palaszczuk Government has received Superyacht Australia’s report on the ‘Economic Impact of the Superyacht Sector on the Australian Economy’ and will prepare a formal response. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government had contributed $20,000 to the…

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Abell Point Transitions to Recovery

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Apr 2017

Abell Point Transitions to Recovery

As Abell Point Marina returns to full operations with Easter approaching, our team will now transition from crisis management into the role of recovery and restoration of the marina precinct. Whilst there was damage to 15% of the on water infrastructure mainly in the North marina, we now have a comprehensive rectification schedule due for full completion by the 1st August.  This is great news for…

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Cruise Ships return to Abell Point after TC Debbie

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Apr 2017

Cruise Ships return to Abell Point after TC Debbie

13.04.2017 At press conference held this morning at Abell Point Marina,  David Jones from Carnival Australia applauded the effort of the Airlie Beach community for getting back to business so soon after TC Debbie. In his words, “Airlie Beach and the community have pulled off a miracle” in restoring normality to the town and the arrival of the Pacific Dawn from Brisbane today confirmed the…

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Marina recovery update 07.04.2017

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Apr 2017

Marina recovery update 07.04.2017

The team at Abell Point have made quite a few developments this week as we progress towards our goal of achieving full operations. We have included below updates under the main operations centres across the marina. On Land Village Power – Power has now been restored to both the North and South Villages with both private amenities operational with hot water. – Most shops are now…

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Premier urges holidaymakers to visit the Whitsundays

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Apr 2017

Premier urges holidaymakers to visit the Whitsundays

For immediate release: 11.04.2017 by Tourism Whitsundays What a difference a week makes! These were the words of Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk who dropped into the Whitsundays on Tuesday (April 11) to throw her full support behind the region following exTropical Cyclone Debbie. The Premier, who was joined by Tourism Minister Kate Jones on the visit, has pledged $5 million in funding for the parts…

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