The Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games has transitioned to the Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games.

We are continuing to update this website working with other Queensland Government departments.

Benefits

In Queensland, tourism currently contributes $25 billion to the state's economy and supports over 220,000 jobs.

The Queensland Government is committed to supporting the growth of the tourism sector.

Global Tourism Hubs can help achieve this goal by going beyond the central physical economic opportunity by further contributing to increased international tourism and boosting the state's economy through tourism, especially in the regions.

Global Tourism Hubs may include:

  • entertainment, recreational and cultural facilities
  • five- or six-star hotels
  • unique, internationally recognisable architecture with expansive high amenity public realm
  • integrated resorts, including casinos and gaming facilities
  • apartments
  • arcades, pools, salons, gyms and other recreational facilities
  • meeting and conference spaces
  • tourist attractions such as maritime museums and aquariums
  • theatre and convention facilities
  • cinemas
  • boutique retail
  • celebrity chef restaurants and bars.

Contact

Please contact us for more information about the project at:

  • Email: tropicalnorthqld@ditid.qld.gov.au
  • Phone: 1800 100 424 (Mon–Fri, 9am–5pm AEST)
  • Post: Special Projects Unit, Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games, PO Box 15168, City East, QLD, 4002

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