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Sunseeker plans a powerful impact as it launches the Manhattan 53 for the first time in Australia at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.
Recently winning the Award, ‘Best Brand Presence In Asia,’ at the prestigious 2013 Asia Boating Awards, spokesperson for Sunseeker East Coast Operations, Mike Garrett, said he is thrilled to be bringing the latest in the range – the Manhattan 53 to the Show. Continue reading
Posted in Boating, Events, Marketing, Tourism
Tagged luxury boats, manhattan 53, power yachts, Sanctuary Cove Boat Show, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, SCIBS, sunseeker, yachts
Sirocco Bumper Boats in the Kids Zone
THE Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a fun-filled entertainment program throughout the four days, running May 23 to 26.
General Manager, Marketing and Events Sue Thomson said a range of live entertainment and interactive displays would complement this year’s exhibitor showcase, with highlights for the whole family to enjoy. Continue reading
Posted in Boating, Events, Music, Tourism
Tagged brown suga, carmelo munzone, casey barnes, dean miller, Gold Coast Events, jake and elle harrison, kimberley busteed, liz cantor, Major Events, mark divola, rhydian lewis, sally jenyns, Sanctuary Cove Boat Show, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, SCIBS, scott hillier
A true Central Business District (CBD) would be established in Southport under a plan proposed by Mayor Tom Tate today.
Cr Tate will write to the State Government to request that Southport be classified as a Priority Development Area (PDA). If accepted, it would be the first PDA for Queensland encompassing a CBD. Continue reading
The latest skate park facelift, creating the City’s first ‘mini ramp’, has been officially given the thumbs up.
Ten-year-old skate boarding prodigy and Australian under 18 bowl-riding champ, Keegan Palmer joined Division 4 Councillor, Margaret Grummitt to test the new ramp, in Olsen Avenue Arundel, and Skateboarding Australia applauded the latest addition. Continue reading
The City of Gold Coast’s newest library at Upper Coomera has opened its doors for the first time, to a hugely positive reception from local residents.
Around 1000 customers streamed into the library during its first morning, giving it a firm thumbs up. Continue reading
Join us on Sunday 26 May 2013 for a walk along the Gold Coast coastline and help give our endangered koalas a home! The walk stretches from Coolangatta to Southport, with participants able to choose the distance they want to walk. Walk the entire course, half or just one section – it is entirely up to you! Continue reading
Representatives of Queensland business and industry sectors will accompany a government-led investment mission visiting China later this month.
Leading a group of Queensland companies and council representatives, Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts Ian Walker said the mission would focus on promoting some of the State’s best opportunities in the tourism and construction sectors. Continue reading
The unveiling of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games emblem at Broadwater Parklands today has set the course for an inspiring five year journey until the Opening Ceremony on 4 April, 2018.
Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey said the Games emblem captured the essence of the Gold Coast and what the Commonwealth Games was all about.
“The emblem has been inspired by the Gold Coast’s stunning beach side location, its iconic skyline,and the colours are representative of the coast, the hinterland and the celebratory atmosphere which is synonymous with the region,” Ms Stuckey said. Continue reading
A new tourism campaign targeting Australia’s Chinese community will begin this week in a bid to grow Queensland’s share of the international market.
Minister for Tourism, Jann Stuckey, said the campaign would tempt Chinese residents either working or studying in Australia to holiday in Queensland.
“Australia’s Chinese community represents an influential group for our tourism industry,” Ms Stuckey said. Continue reading
Local designers have the opportunity to shape the city's Cultural Precinct
Australia’s holiday capital – the City of Gold Coast – will signal its intention to add cultural tourism to its current visitor appeal, with the launch of an international design competition tomorrow.
The two-stage competition aims to deliver a winning design for a cultural precinct to be developed on 11 hectares of centrally-located land at Evandale – in the city’s heart.
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate is urging registered architects and landscape architects to form multi-disciplinary teams for Stage One. Continue reading