Tag: Tourism Queensland


Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

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May 2018

Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games The Honourable Kate Jones Tuesday, May 01, 2018 Clipper Carnival boosts Whitsunday Economy Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has revealed the Whitsundays Clipper Race Carnival injected around $2 million into the local economy. Ms Jones said the event held in January generated almost 8800 visitor nights from attendees outside the region….

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Clipper Race fleet to sail into Whitsundays in just one week’s time!

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Jan 2018

Clipper Race fleet to sail into Whitsundays in just one week’s time!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 6, 2018 It is now only one week to go until the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race fleet sails into the Whitsundays. The ocean-going yachts are expected to start arriving into Airlie Beach on Saturday, January 13, following their race up the east coast of Australia in the Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The crews are looking forward to a…

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Clipper 2017-18 Race fleet to set sail on Wondrous Whitsundays Race

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Jan 2018

Clipper 2017-18 Race fleet to set sail on Wondrous Whitsundays Race

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 4, 2018 The Clipper 2017-18 Round the World Yacht Race fleet is about to embark on the last race of its All-Australian Leg, as it races up the east coast of Australia to the Whitsundays in Race 4: The Wondrous Whitsundays Race. The All-Australian Leg is the fourth of eight legs, which make up the 40,000 nautical mile voyage…

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Abell Point awarded Queensland’s Major Tourism Attraction

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Nov 2017

Abell Point awarded Queensland’s Major Tourism Attraction

The 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards held this weekend saw Abell Point Marina awarded gold for Major Tourist Attraction, above some very well-known Queensland operators. The final award category of the night was announced with Australia Zoo winning bronze, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures winning silver and Abell Point Marina receiving the gold. This is the first year the Whitsundays award-winning marina has entered the Queensland Tourism Awards…

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13

Nov 2017

Abell Point Marina awarded Queensland GOLD

In a gala awards dinner in Brisbane on Friday 10 November, Abell Point Marina were awarded Gold – Major Tourism Attraction, above some very well known Queensland operators. The final award of the night was proudly received by marina owner Paul Darrouzet and his team, who paid tribute to the great achievements made by his team since he took ownership of the marina 4 years…

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