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Ken Mills Toyota partners with Visit Sunshine Coast

Ken Mills Toyota is supporting Sunshine Coast tourism by supplying Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) with two new Corolla Hybrid vehicles till 2020. The vehicles featuring eye-catching prints promoting the natural and coastal features of the region will be driven by VSC staff members to promote the Sunshine Coast as a…
Andrew
November 22, 2018
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Study Sunshine Coast receives $58,385 funding

Study Sunshine Coast has received $58,385 in funding through Trade and Investment Queensland to help encourage international student enrolments and further promote the region as a study destination. The matched funding has been provided by the Trade and Investment Queensland’s International Education and Training (IET) Partnership Fund, managed by Study…
Andrew
November 21, 2018
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Sunshine Coast secures 2019 Queensland Tourism Awards

The Sunshine Coast has secured the rights to host the Queensland Tourism Awards for the first time with the industry’s star performers and ambassadors to come together at the new Novotel Twin Waters convention centre in 2019. Mayor Mark Jamieson said securing the awards is a significant coup and has…
Andrew
November 17, 2018
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Visit Sunshine Coast ‘cleans up’ with national conference wins

The Sunshine Coast has won two major national conferences to further build the region’s reputation as one of Australia’s premier business events destinations. Over 250 delegates are expected to visit the Sunshine Coast next year for the National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition, which will take place from 29-31 May…
Andrew
November 8, 2018
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Winston Hall of AccorHotels appointed to Visit Sunshine Coast Board

Tourism industry professional Winston Hall has been appointed to join the Visit Sunshine Coast Board as a skill-based director. Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) has welcomed industry professional, Winston Hall, to their Board. Mr Hall is the AccorHotels Regional General Manager for Northern Queensland and brings more than 25 years’ experience…
Andrew
October 23, 2018
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Business Events Sunshine Coast holds Sunshine Soiree in Brisbane

Business Events Sunshine Coast (BESC) has captured the imaginations of our southern neighbours at their annual Sunshine Soiree. The event showcased the Sunshine Coast’s best conference and incentive products to the Brisbane market, highlighting the region’s venues and natural beauty as the perfect location for corporate events. This year’s Sunshine…
Andrew
October 22, 2018
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Showing UK travel agents a warm welcome

Nine lucky travel agents from the UK have this week toured the Sunshine Coast region experiencing a warm welcome from local tourism operators. Coordinated and hosted by Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC), in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Etihad Airways; the travel consultants visited the area from 12-15…
Andrew
October 16, 2018
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Sunshine Coast set for tourism boost from new cruise ship

The Sunshine Coast cruise ship season will be stronger than ever next year with Asia’s newest luxury liner – Explorer Dream - confirming six visits worth an estimated $2.9 million to the local economy in 2019. Originally branded Superstar Virgo, the ship will undergo a $30 million dollar refit, converting…
Andrew
October 5, 2018
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Star chef Alejandro Cancino opens Sunshine Coast Café

Visit Sunshine Coast Food Ambassador Alejandro Cancino has opened the doors to his own Sunshine Coast cafe: Lola’s Pantry.  Award-winning chef Alejandro Cancino is changing the face of the Sunshine Coast food scene with the opening of his café: Lola’s Pantry. Alejandro is the former executive chef of Brisbane’s only…
Andrew
September 28, 2018