‘WHERE ELSE BUT QUEENSLAND’ TOPS DESTINATIONS RANKING

Written on the 10 January 2012

‘WHERE ELSE BUT QUEENSLAND’ TOPS DESTINATIONS RANKING

THE Sunshine State has outshined other states on the annual Wotif.com top destinations list.

Based on more than 250,000 monthly bookings received by the online travel and accommodation booking company, the study shows Queensland was the most represented state during 2011 with eight cities in the top 20.

The travel hotspots in question include the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville, Port Douglas, Mackay and Airlie Beach.

Wotif brands general manager Megan Magill praises the result as encouraging after last year’s summer of natural disasters.

“2011 was a challenging year for a lot of tourism operators in Queensland with floods and cyclones,” says Magill.

“Despite this we’ve still seen some exceptional growth in regional areas of Queensland like Rockhampton, which is largely due to more affordable flights and better access via rail and coach.

“This great result is a real testament to the dedication and hard work of tourism operators in Queensland.”

New South Wales was runner-up with Byron Bay, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle and Sydney all appearing on the top 20 Australian destinations list.


Latest News

BRISBANE VFX PRODUCTION COMPANY CLEANS UP AT MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS

AUSTRALIAN production company Alt.vfx has broken records in global advertising, becoming the first business to win...

CYCLONE DEBBIE FORCES MINE, RAIL AND PORT CLOSURES AS IT WREAKS HAVOC IN QUEENSLAND

COAL and gold mines in north and central Queensland are being seriously impacted as Cyclone Debbie makes landfall ...

FLYING START TO 2017 PASSENGER NUMBERS FOR GOLD COAST AIRPORT

RECORD numbers of travellers used the Gold Coast Airport (GCA) in January this year, continuing a five-year trend ...

SUNCORP SAYS IT'S 'COVERED' AGAINST FINANCIAL COST OF CYCLONE DEBBIE

INSURER Suncorp (ASX: SUN) says it is "well protected" against the financial impact of Cyclone Debbie th...

Related News

RAY OF HOPE FOR SLATER AND GORDON AS LENDERS STEP IN

EMBATTLED law firm Slater and Gordon (ASX: SGH) has announced to the ASX that it has launched confidential discussion...

SPROUTX PROVIDES THE SEED FOR AGTECH STARTUPS

AGTECH innovation fund SproutX has opened applications for its first accelerator round, backed by $10 million from...

GAS PRICES MAY FORCE BRICKWORKS TO TAKE MANUFACTURING OVERSEAS

BRICKWORKS Limited (ASX:BKW) chairman Robert Millner says soaring energy prices may force the company to turn to offs...

CHINA CONTINUES TO COLLECT AUSSIE PROPERTY ASSETS

CHINESE coin continues to dominate Australia's offshore real estate investment market, accounting for almost h...

EVENTS COMING UP

 

Contact us

Email News Update Sign Up Contact Details
Subscriptions

PO Box 2087
Brisbane QLD 4001

LoginTell a FriendSign Up to Newsletter