Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast domestic visitors reaches new record high

The Sunshine Coast recorded its highest ever domestic visitor numbers, attracting 3.4 million arrivals to the year ending March 2017, a rise of 6% and contributing $2.06… Read more »

Record growth for Business Events Sunshine Coast as event planners look for ‘naturally inspiring’ destinations

Business events delivered a record $40.8 million to the Sunshine Coast region in 2015/16, attracting 27,384 delegates over 100,731 delegate days, while international business event visitors increased… Read more »

Sunshine Coast looks to ‘Sunny’ future as it celebrates 50th anniversary

The Sunshine Coast officially turns 50 this year and will celebrate the anniversary with a series of events across the region, along with the start of a… Read more »

Sunshine Coast kicks off 50th anniversary year with a feast of summer festivals

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast will kick-off its 50th anniversary year in 2017 with a feast of summer festivals. The 1960s was one of the most colourful eras in… Read more »

Australian Event Symposium regains its mojo

by Trevor Connell Last year the Australian Event Symposium looked like it was on its last legs. The overall program was pretty good but the attendance was… Read more »

Australian Event Awards winners announced

The first Australian Event Awards ceremony to take place on the Sunshine Coast kicked off with a bang, recognising and celebrating the best events in Australia and… Read more »

Sunshine Coast shines as the selected venue for the 2017 Australian Cruise Association Conference

The Australian Cruise Association will hold their annual conference and AGM on the Sunshine Coast in September, 2017, reinforcing the region’s reputation as one of the fastest… Read more »

Sunshine Coast to celebrate 50th anniversary with Australia’s largest convention of travel writers

Australia’s peak travel journalism organisation – the Australian Society of Travel Writers (ASTW) – will hold their national convention and awards event on the Sunshine Coast in… Read more »

New Westin resort for Sunshine Coast great news for business events sector

Starwood will launch a new five-star Westin hotel at Coolum on the Sunshine Coast in 2021 as part of a $1 billion mixed-use development planned by Japanese real estate… Read more »

Sunshine Coast Airport takes off as Australia’s fastest growing airport, but expansion needed to maintain momentum

The summer of 2015-16 has been a record breaker for Sunshine Coast Airport with passenger numbers growing for the sixth consecutive month, making Sunshine Coast Airport the… Read more »