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International travellers flock to Gold Coast

International travellers flock to Gold Coast

The Gold Coast welcomed a record number of international visitors who spent up big for the year ending March 31. Preliminary figures released this week provided by the International Visitor Survey (IVS) show that a record 1.05m overseas visitors, up 3.8 per cent came to […]

Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge is back

Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge is back

Over 5000 individuals will flock to the Gold Coast Hinterland for the 14th Gold Coast Kokoda Challenge on July 14 to raise funds for local teenagers, unite in remembrance of our WW2 veterans and to conquer Australia’s toughest team endurance event. There are family, friends, […]

Where to find the best markets on the GC

Where to find the best markets on the GC

Nothing beats a stroll around the markets and luckily, the Gold Coast has plenty of them, all offering different things. From beachfront arts and crafts to foodie havens with live music that make date night look most impressive. The Gold Coast really has come of […]

Inaugural Gold Coast Tourism Week announced

Inaugural Gold Coast Tourism Week announced

Gold Coast will celebrate the city-wide impact of the tourism sector during a specially dedicated week in July.  Destination Gold Coast CEO Martin Winter said the inaugural Gold Coast Tourism Week would run July 1 to July 7 and bring to the fore the powerful […]

Gold Coast Marathon a sell out hit

Gold Coast Marathon a sell out hit

The 40th Gold Coast Marathon has sold out for the first time in its history. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said the full-house sign for the signature race would see more than 6,500 runners compete and showed support for events on the Gold Coast […]

Cooly Rocks On is back this June

Cooly Rocks On is back this June

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ bigger and better than ever, June 6 to 10, 2018 and it is all completely free. No longer simply a nostalgia festival celebrating the 50’s and 60s era, from 2018, […]

The Best of Broadbeach with Miss Universe Australia, Laura Dundovic and #AVANIME

The Best of Broadbeach with Miss Universe Australia, Laura Dundovic and #AVANIME

Hot on the heels of winning Best Video by a Hospitality Brand at the first annual Citizine Travel Video Awards, AVANI Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire travellers to see themselves in cities around the world with the latest instalment in the #AVANIme campaign. The […]

Gin and Jazz Night Goes Sky High on the Gold Coast

Gin and Jazz Night Goes Sky High on the Gold Coast

SkyPoint Observation Deck will transform into the Gold Coast’s hottest jazz venue on Saturday, 9 June and will be accompanied by a selection of the world’s finest gin cocktails. Jump and jive the night away with a seven-piece jazz band, while enjoying canapes and a […]

Gold Coast set to Boom since Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast set to Boom since Commonwealth Games

The Gold Coast has an evolving identity and culture that is unique to Australia and since the Commonwealth Games 2018 put a spotlight on the city, the local economy is set to boom with an estimated 2.9 billion in growth. Australia’s leading lifestyle city has […]

Gold Coast to host 2020 Global Wave Conference

Gold Coast to host 2020 Global Wave Conference

The Gold Coast will host a major surfing conference in 2020, attracting up to 400 experts from around the world. Coolangatta received unanimous support to host the sixth bi-annual Global Wave Conference (GWC) in two years, when it was put to the most recent GWC […]