Partnering

to Grow Tourism

There is enormous potential for events in developing strong tourism partnerships and growing their distribution base. We can help events understand how better to work with tourism distribution channels.

Qld Garden Expo, Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Expanding

distribution channels

Having plenty of distribution choices is great - but which ones best suit your business? We can help in selecting the best channels. Saving you time and growing your market reach.

Skydiving, Whitsundays

Training & mentoring

programs

In an ever-changing tourism landscape, training and mentoring may help. We have over 10 years experience in one-on-one mentoring, staff training programs and workshops.

Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry, Outback Queensland

See how we can help your Tourism Business grow

There's plenty of support out there to help you grow your tourism business. Make product development and distribution part of your plan.

Event Packaging & Distribution

Leverage tourism activities, extend visitor length of stay and grow exposure for your event with new tourism/event partnerships. We can help with event packaging strategies to help attract new visitor markets. [...]

Trade & Digital Distribution Strategies

Online, Traditional, Cooperative Marketing distribution strategies. Let us help you refine your distribution mix and assist you in building stronger relationships with your distribution channels.[...]

Tourism training, Mentoring & Workshops

In an industry where customer service and product delivery is king, you need to factor training and mentoring into your business model. Ask us about tailored training, mentoring and workshop programs. [...]

Product Representation (Trade & Consumer)

A common issue with small tourism businesses is their inability to find time to adequately represent their business in market. We can help with reasonable rates and effective representation processes. [...]

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  • Woolshed at Jondaryan
    Woolshed at Jondaryan

    New self-guide tour app for Woolshed at Jondaryan. [...]

    Woolshed at Jondaryan
    Woolshed at Jondaryan

    New self-guide tour app for Woolshed at Jondaryan.  Download free from Google App or Apple itunes.  Option to grab a hand-held device with the app already loaded at the Woolshed or you can download the app onto your own smartphone or hand-held device.  Great stories, really engaging audio – definitely worth a visit.

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  • Far West Outback Qld Tourism Action Plan
    Far West Outback Qld Tourism Action Plan

    12 new Self-Drive itineraries for Far West Outback [...]

    Far West Outback Qld Tourism Action Plan
    Far West Outback Qld Tourism Action Plan

    12 new Self-Drive itineraries for Far West Outback Queensland have been developed and distributed through RACQ, Queensland Holidays and Outback Queensland Tourism.  These drives have been featured in a range of tourism Blogs and 6 of these will be filmed by TPD media in October 2016.  For an amazing Outback Qld experience, hop in your car and drive one of these itineraries! http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/birdsville#brochure-132917 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/birdsville#brochure-132893 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/birdsville#brochure-133318 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/birdsville#brochure-13285 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/birdsville#brochure-132853 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/boulia#brochure-132854 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/boulia#brochure-132873 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/boulia#brochure-132843 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/boulia#brochure-133317 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/windorah#brochure-132902 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/windorah#brochure-132831 http://tourism.racq.com.au/qld/outback/windorah#brochure-132915

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  • Brisbane International Garden Show
    Brisbane International Garden Show

    Fantastic news for BIGS packaged by Qantas Holidays [...]

    Brisbane International Garden Show
    Brisbane International Garden Show

    Fantastic news for BIGS packaged by Qantas Holidays and Go Holidays NZ. It’s going to be BIG!  A must visit for 2015 at Pine Rivers Park 8-11 Oct.

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  • Outback Aussie Tours 2016/16 brochure
    Outback Aussie Tours 2016/16 brochure

    Hot off the press!  The 2016/17 brochure for [...]

    Outback Aussie Tours 2016/16 brochure
    Outback Aussie Tours 2016/16 brochure

    Hot off the press!  The 2016/17 brochure for Outback Aussie Tours. We’re pretty excited about this year’s program. 3852 – Outback Aussie Tours Brochure 2016_LR

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  • Brisbane International Garden Show
    Brisbane International Garden Show

    Brisbane’s newest garden show will run from 08-11 [...]

    Brisbane International Garden Show
    Brisbane International Garden Show

    Brisbane’s newest garden show will run from 08-11 October 2015. Held at Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine, the event is targeted to attract over 50,000 visitors over the 4 day event. A major campaign is currently being run in New Zealand. The event is already being packaged by New Zealand wholesaler Go Holidays. http://www.brisbanegardenshow.com.au/

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  • Happy Valley Retreat
    Happy Valley Retreat

    Take a Breathe Break at Happy Valley Retreat, [...]

    Happy Valley Retreat
    Happy Valley Retreat

    Take a Breathe Break at Happy Valley Retreat, Stanthorpe as part of the Southern Queensland Country Autumn campaign.  Stay two nights in a cedar timber cabin with a cosy log fire and private verandah.  Package includes a welcome drink and cheese platter, local produce breakfast hamper, a four-course brewers platter matched with craft beer from the onsite Granite Belt Brewery, full day winery tour and an invitation to wander one of their four specially selected ‘Breathe Walks.’ http://happyvalleyretreat.com.au/accommodation/packages/

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  • Filippos Tours
    Filippos Tours

    New 5 Star Winery Tour introduced by Filippos [...]

    Filippos Tours
    Filippos Tours

    New 5 Star Winery Tour introduced by Filippos Tours with the launch of their new website.  An exceptional wine tasting experience visiting four 5-Star wineries as rated by James Halliday’s Wine Companion 2015. These may include Ballandean Estate Wines, Boireann Winery, Golden Grove Estate, Jester Hill Wines, Summit Estate Wines or Symphony Hill Wines. Dine on a delicious three-course lunch at either Barrel Room Café or Jester Hill Restaurant with a complimentary glass of wine. Enjoy a personalised touring [...]

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Fantastic news with Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers taking [...]

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Fantastic news with Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers taking out Gold at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards for Festivals and Events.  Well deserved by this talented team. http://australiantourismawards.com.au/2014-awards/2014-winners/

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  • Virgin Australia Package
    Virgin Australia Package

    Easily book flights, car hire, accommodation and event [...]

    Virgin Australia Package
    Virgin Australia Package

    Easily book flights, car hire, accommodation and event tickets on the Virgin Australia, Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers packages.  Packages start from $587 pp twin share ex Sydney.  Book Now

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Tickets on sale now for Toowoomba Carnival of [...]

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Tickets on sale now for Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers 19-28 September 2014. Spectacular Gardens, Garden Tours, Food & Wine Tours, Live Music and Local Food & Wine, plus much more.  BOOK NOW

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  • Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Record coach numbers at Qld Garden Expo this [...]

    Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Record coach numbers at Qld Garden Expo this weekend.  Coach groups travelled from all over Qld, NSW and New Zealand – a welcome boost to Sunshine Coast tourism during the Winter months.

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  • RAPAD
    RAPAD

    Great results from the implementation of the CWOQTA [...]

    RAPAD
    RAPAD

    Great results from the implementation of the CWOQTA Tourism Development Action Plan with the release of Guidelines for Indigenous Tourism Development in the Central West and a new Toolkit for Commercial Operators for activities in Central West Parks. View documents: Guidelines for Indigenous Tourism Development in Central West Outback Qld FINAL_Toolkit_for_Commercial_Tour_Operators_LR

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  • Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Congratulations to Qld Garden Expo featured on TVNZ [...]

    Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Congratulations to Qld Garden Expo featured on TVNZ Breakfast Show as part of an exclusive Sunshine Coast mother’s day competition promoted in New Zealand on 07 and 08 May http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/sunshine-coast-mother-s-day-competition-5950170

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  • Southern Queensland Tourism Event Boot Camp
    Southern Queensland Tourism Event Boot Camp

    Tourism and Events Queensland and Southern Queensland Country [...]

    Southern Queensland Tourism Event Boot Camp
    Southern Queensland Tourism Event Boot Camp

    Tourism and Events Queensland and Southern Queensland Country Tourism will be holding a 2-day Event Book Camp in Toowoomba  7th – 8th May and again in Ipswich on 27th – 28th May. Looking forward to some great discussions in the Event packaging and distribution workshop.

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  • CWOQTA
    CWOQTA

    An enthusiastic group of Central West Tourism operators [...]

    CWOQTA
    CWOQTA

    An enthusiastic group of Central West Tourism operators participated in the last month’s  ‘What’s Your Story – Storytelling Workshop.  The workshop was developed as part of the Central West OQTA Tourism Development Action Plan.   The purpose of this workshop was to assist operators to reinvigorate and develop stories to attract new and repeat visitor markets.  The interactive workshop activities allowed operators to explore and build on themes which aligned with the themes identified in the Outback Queensland Tourism [...]

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  • CWOQTA
    CWOQTA

    The Central West Outback operators have banded together [...]

    CWOQTA
    CWOQTA

    The Central West Outback operators have banded together and are cooperatively marketing their products through Infinity Holidays.  For the first time Outback Queensland has a depth of product for a global wholesaler to work with.  With Tourism and Events Queensland support, these outback products are featured over 4 pages in the 2014/15 Infinity Holidays Brisbane & Sunshine Coast brochure which now states “featuring Outback Queensland.”  It’s a great start to getting greater exposure for the Outback to new markets. [...]

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  • Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Fantastic results for Qld Garden Expo following the [...]

    Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Fantastic results for Qld Garden Expo following the recent Queensland on Tour trade show in Auckland, NZ.  The event has been packaged with key New Zealand wholesalers including:  House of Travel; Go Holidays; Infinity Holidays; Aim Holidays; as well as Virgin Australia. The event is also ready to welcome a NZ group with Supreme Tours and Travel. Qld Garden Expo will be the theme for a Sunshine Coast Travel prize being promoted on TVNZ’s Breakfast Show on 09 May.  A [...]

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is being packaged by [...]

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is being packaged by Virgin Australia for 2014. View Packages. Fly/Drive packages are on offer from most states and territories around Australia plus multiple regional centres.  Guests may build their own package with flights, accommodation, event tickets, garden tours and hire car.  Flights for 2014 are into Brisbane Airport with a self-drive option to explore the beautiful Southern Qld Country. Great opportunities coming up for packaging 2015 after the opening of the new Toowoomba Welcamp Airport. [...]

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    2014 Foodie Tours program will be released shortly. [...]

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    2014 Foodie Tours program will be released shortly.  We’re looking forward to this year’s Progressive Food & Wine Tour featuring top Toowoomba restaurants and beautiful Preston Peak winery.  Progressive Food & Wine Tour of Toowoomba

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  • Outback Aussie Tours
    Outback Aussie Tours

    2014 Touring brochure out now.  Great forward bookings! [...]

    Outback Aussie Tours
    Outback Aussie Tours

    2014 Touring brochure out now.  Great forward bookings! http://issuu.com/vinkpublishing/docs/outback_aussie_tours_2014?e=3858717/6231776

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  • Outback Aussie Tours
    Outback Aussie Tours

    New Winton 5 Day Winton Wanderer Package by [...]

    Outback Aussie Tours
    Outback Aussie Tours

    New Winton 5 Day Winton Wanderer Package by Outback Aussie Tours featuring 3 nights in Winton, Dinosaur attractions, Waltzing Matilda Centre and flexibility to dine out in some great pubs.

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    SIXTY-FOUR years on the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers [...]

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    SIXTY-FOUR years on the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers continues to blossom, according to market research released recently. A $26.6m boost to the local economy, a 7% increase in the number of visitors and a dramatic increase in the number of tourists booking short-term accommodation in the region were some of the findings detailed in the AEC research commissioned by the Carnival of Flowers office. A record number of 153 Coaches with 35 [...]

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  • CWOQTA
    CWOQTA

    Great progress on the Central West OQTA action [...]

    CWOQTA
    CWOQTA

    Great progress on the Central West OQTA action plan implementation with nine Central West suppliers contracting with Flight Centre Global Product!  For the first time, Outback Queensland will have a good depth of product featured in the Infinity Holidays 14/15 Brochure.  Great support from Tourism and Events Queensland. View newly featured self-drive itineraries for Blackall, Tambo, Barcaldine and Winton on RACQ Virtual Tourism Information Centre  New Storytelling Workshops planned for March 2015 for Central West operators.  

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  • Outback Festival
    Outback Festival

    Congratulations to Outback Festival attracting record crowds to [...]

    Outback Festival
    Outback Festival

    Congratulations to Outback Festival attracting record crowds to the event and Winton. Waltzing Matilda Centre, Australian Age of Dinosaurs and all Winton businesses reported record visitor numbers.  The festival’s impact was also felt in nearby Longreach with both tour operators and accommodation operators experiencing large visitor numbers.

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  • Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Qld Garden Expo has been packaged by House [...]

    Qld Garden Expo
    Qld Garden Expo

    Qld Garden Expo has been packaged by House of Travel for its 2014 event.  2014 will be the 30th Anniversary for this Sunshine Coast Hinterland event attracting 34,000 visitors over the three-day weekend in July.  Dates for 2014 event are July 11 – 13.  

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  • Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Toowoomba visitors over the 2nd week of Toowoomba [...]

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers
    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

    Toowoomba visitors over the 2nd week of Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers were introduced to three new foodie tours – Paddock to Plate Tour, Talking Pubs Tour and Progressive Food & Wine Tour. These tours showcased the exceptional food and wine experiences on offer in Toowoomba.

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  • Tourism and Events Qld
    Tourism and Events Qld

    Congratulations to all of the participants in Tourism [...]

    Tourism and Events Qld
    Tourism and Events Qld

    Congratulations to all of the participants in Tourism and Event Queensland’s recent Product Manager’s Day as part of their Domestic Ready Program.  Great results coming through for new distribution contracts for participating products.  Thanks again to Product Managers for their support and expertise on the day. ‘I am finally getting around to updating our database from the Brisbane workshops.  Heaps of great information – I was really happy with who I saw and think it was one of the [...]

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