Corporate whizz appointed as new TPDD Chairman
A senior business advisor who specialises in regional development and improving tourism destinations will help lead a post-COVID tourism recovery in Douglas Shire.
Stepping up for regional tourism…and not?
In a year of unprecedented uncertainty, Cairns Regional Council (CRC) have stepped up to the plate and committed to a five-year, multi-million-dollar funding agreement with Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ).
Budget Analysis / Tourism Port Douglas Daintree funding slashed, Douglas Chamber of Commerce funding approved
⟼Tourism Port Douglas Daintree funding slashed by close to 50%
⟼Douglas Chamber of Commerce (DCC) funding approved for $50 000
⟼Tourism and Economic Development Officer appointed
Perspectives / Is Tourism Port Douglas Daintree’s funding under threat?
Natalie Johnson, a twenty-five-year veteran of the tourism industry and current tourism business owner, explores her growing concern in a three-part series, for the future of independent local tourism organisation, Tourism Port Douglas Daintree (TPDD).
Tourism / COVID-19 recovery update
Tourism operators in the Douglas Shire have been buoyed by an announcement from Prime Minister Scott Morrison and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden committing to further discussions surrounding the opening of a trans-Tasman travel bubble as the Shire again looks to welcome tourists to the region…
Tourism / Top marks for our destination in global strategic marketing report
Great news for our unique natural destination and for Tourism Port Douglas Daintree, receiving a welcome report card from strategic consultants Destination Think!
Our local region has topped its audit of tourism destinations globally for the second consecutive year.