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  • Tourism Trade Partners Support Sustainable & Responsible Travel

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    There is no doubt about the level of commitment and work involved in achieving ECO Tourism Certification.

    The long-term thinking businesses who have built sustainable and responsible practices into their operations have long enjoyed the benefits of cost savings when using more sustainable energy, the efficiencies the ECO Certification process brings, the point of difference in the marketplace plus the reward that the business is leaving a positive legacy. This commitment and ongoing investment into their businesses is now turning into sales with tourism distribution partners now recognizing and supporting ECO Certified operators.

  • Consumer Trends and Industry Insights

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    In the years since COVID, the tourism industry has felt the brunt of the enormous global disruptions, both physically and psychologically.  The rulebook was thrown out in 2020 as the world went into lockdowns, and with state and national borders now open, and people able to travel to almost anywhere in the world, we once again face a massive shift in our industry and the shape of global tourism.

  • Bundaberg Moves Toward Eco Destination Certification

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    Representatives from Bundaberg Tourism and Bundaberg Regional Council attended the ECO Think | Destination Forum in March, where leading destinations from around Australia contributed to the national strategy to develop a more sustainable approach to destination management and tourism.

  • Bundaberg Tourism Trade Activity Update April 2022

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    With border closures and restrictions no longer being a concern for travellers, the wider distribution of our destination’s product is now more vital than ever.

    We have been extremely fortunate here in Bundaberg, Southern Great Barrier Reef (SGBR) with the Southeast Queensland market turning out in force to explore and support in their home state due to the pandemic. Building on our many years of successful destination marketing throughout Queensland, most operators reported record occupancy since June 2020 to December 2021 as our state rediscovered our epic backyard.

  • Bundaberg Tourism Trade Activity Update October 2021

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    Tourism trade is playing a vital role in the Bundaberg visitor economy, with operators recommitting to the tourism distribution system by developing pricing structures. Many new products are also taking up trade mentoring to ensure they are ready for distribution in the coming months.

  • Bundaberg Tourism Trade Activity Update July 2021

    Marketing The opportunities to work with tourism trade have never been stronger for the Bundaberg Region. COVID-19 has forced Australians to holiday at home, so agents across Australia are desperate for product with availability to sell to their clients. As a destination so easily accessible from Brisbane and with fewer crowds Bundaberg is well placed to take advantage of these distribution opportunities.

     

     

  • Bundaberg Region's Huge Year of Tourism Trade

    Bundaberg Region's Huge Year of Tourism Trade

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    Against all odds, the Bundaberg region’s tourism industry has established itself as a force to be reckoned with over the past year, with 12 months of tireless tourism trade work culminating in some of our leading operators attending the nation’s top tourism trade event, the Australian Tourism Exchange.

     

  • Strong Bundaberg Presence at ATE 21

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    Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) is the largest tourism trade event in Australia. This year the event includes an in-person event held at the International Convention Centre, Sydney from 6 – 9 June with up to 65, 13-minute appointments connecting buyers from Australia and New Zealand to Australia’s leading tourism products. A virtual event is also being held from 10 -17 June connecting the rest of the world buyers to Australian tourism product to exchange knowledge and make business connections.

     

  • Bundaberg Tourism Trade Activity Update March 2021

    TradeBundaberg Tourism and the regions trade active operators have continued to promote the destination virtually to Key Distribution Partners both domestic and international, despite border closures, ensuring agents around the world are familiar with Bundaberg and the Southern Great Barrier Reef and how to include our region in their client’s itineraries when they start traveling again.

  • How Bundaberg's Tourism Industry Has Built A Strong Post-COVID Future From The Heart

    How Bundaberg's Tourism Industry Has Built A Strong Post-COVID Future From The Heart 

    TradeBundaberg Tourism in partnership with the tourism industry have just completed a highly successful travel trade sales missionas the region’s tourism industry looks to 2021 with optimism and confidence. 

    The five-day sales mission, led by Bundaberg Tourism in partnership with Lady Musgrave Experience and Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, and supported by Bundaberg Rum, Villa Mirasol Motor Inn and Kellys Beach Resort, saw over 120 key contacts across South East Queensland receive training and industry updates on the Bundaberg region across a series of meetings and networking functions.