Travel as a path to insight

Picture this: you've just walked up a good size peak through beautiful bushland and granite boulder country, you've taken the requisite selfie with the world-renowned view from the top, you've tripped down 900 steps (glad you asked advice on which direction around the walking track loop you should go!), and you're lying on pure soft white sand, gazing at the turquoise bay before you... Now, what's going through your mind?

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Do not miss this: TEQ's Best of Queensland Experiences Program

Tourism and Events Queensland is doing something incredibly smart that every Queensland tourism operator and event needs to jump right on board with – now. Do not miss this boat!

TEQ has created a way to identify Queensland’s best tourism experiences based on consumer reviews. 

To be included, your business must be listed on the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) by 13 November and fulfil a few other requirements. Read on...

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A Special Relationship: Events & Tourism

Events and tourism destinations may have different objectives, but the No.1 goal should be for them to work together to create LOYAL event and destination ADVOCATES.
Read on about Linda Tillman's presentation on the special relationship between tourism and events at the Australian Event Symposium.

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A chance to give back

In the middle of working with Tenterfield community on branding, farmer collaboration and creating a new flagship festival, Linda and Kushla volunteered to judge the business awards. Our adventures...(with the world's best doughnuts) 

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DestinationQ Event Forum - Inspiration for Events!

From Dark Mofo to CMCRocks, Australia's best and biggest events (literally, from last year's Australian Tourism Awards Major Festivals and Events Gold winner Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers to the 2018 Commonwealth Games) shared their knowledge this week to inspire Queensland events from Capetown to Winton to Toowoomba. 

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Spreading the soulful

Tenterfield is like a cross between Brigadoon and Bonnydoon – it has the mystical feeling of a town that appears only once every 100 years and it’s a place of serenity where you feel at home even when you’re on holiday. How did they decide how they could activate their community and support their Main St businesses?

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