Category Archives: Tourism

Tourists Flocking Back To The Beach…..and Port Douglas

Source: by: Lisa Allen From: The Australian August 01, 2013 HOTELIERS and investors have spent little money refurbishing and developing the nation’s beach resorts, but domestic tourists are returning to flop-and-drop destinations, with research showing the Whitsundays, Port Douglas, Coffs Harbour and … Continue reading

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One Last Shot For De-Amalgamation In Port Douglas

Early next year we’ll be organising a Fund Raising Luncheon so that we can support an advertising campaign to get our Shire back. In summary, I’ll make a few points:* I was one of many who accepted the concept that … Continue reading

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What To Consider Before Buying A Holiday Home

For many Australians, the option of purchasing a holiday house for dual use an investment property is an attractive one, as it provides investors with a viable prospect for on-going rental returns and unique lifestyle benefits. Despite such, it is … Continue reading

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No wonder Australian Tourist Towns are Doing it Tough

Australian residents made a record eight million short-term trips overseas in 2011-12, according to the latest figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This is up from 7.4 million trips in 2010-2011, and more than double the … Continue reading

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Tourist Arrivals & Departures

Tourist Arrivals and Departures Tourist arrivals hit record highs Overseas arrivals and departures Tourist arrivals hit record highs: The number of tourists arriving in Australia in March rose by 1.9 per cent to record highs. And the number of Australians … Continue reading

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Road Closed To Port Douglas

Updated 22nd March 2012 We would like to advise the following from the Department of Transport and Main Roads: The Captain Cook Highway has opened to single lane traffic at Buchan’s Point, however will be closed during the following time … Continue reading

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Port Douglas Carnivale – 2012

    Holiday in Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia from the 18th of May to the 26th of May 2012 and experience the unique celebration of the Port Douglas Village Carnivale. Each year during May, the town of Port Douglas in … Continue reading

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Port Douglas Barefoot Bowls Networking Event

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Government Audit Flags Port Douglas as a “successful destination”.

An audit report  released by the Australian Government on tourism from Cairns to Townsville has shown Port Douglas in a very favourable light. An exert from the report finds: “Port Douglas presents a very different tourist proposition to the other areas … Continue reading

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Mossman Gorge Centre Nears Completion

Despite challenging delays, the $20 million Mossman Gorge Centre is finally nearing completion with managers expecting to commence operation on 1 May. While access to the Mossman Gorge road will be restricted to traffic between the hours of 8am and … Continue reading

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