SUPERYACHTS OFFER UNTAPPED POTENTIAL AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

SUPERYACHT Australia has devised a strategy to attract more superyachts to Queensland and capitalise on revenue opportunities ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The peak body has put together a working group to focus on uniting stakeholders and share the benefits of engaging ...

SUPERYACHTS OFFER UNTAPPED POTENTIAL AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
ACCC GIVES GO-AHEAD FOR NEWS CORP TO BUY ARM
ACCC GIVES GO-AHEAD FOR NEWS CORP TO BUY ARM

NEWS Corporation (ASX: NWS) has been given the green light to acquire Australian Regional Media (ARM) from APN New...

WATER VENTURE TAKES ON THE PLASTIC SCOURGE
WATER VENTURE TAKES ON THE PLASTIC SCOURGE

DAMIEN Stone has a thirst to build the world's biggest social enterprise in a clean fight against the plastic ...

CHINESE DRIVE GOLD COAST TO A MILLION MILESTONE
CHINESE DRIVE GOLD COAST TO A MILLION MILESTONE

INTERNATIONAL visitor numbers for the Gold Coast have breached one million annually for the first time, although i...

PROFIT BOOST FORECAST AT VILLA WORLD
PROFIT BOOST FORECAST AT VILLA WORLD

VILLA World has forecast profit growth of 5 per cent in the first half of FY17 in an earnings guidance released to th...

WP CURVE SOLD TO GODADDY
WP CURVE SOLD TO GODADDY

NASDAQ-listed tech company GoDaddy has bought Gold Coast's WP Curve for an undisclosed sum.

The subscription-b...

BOARD SHAKE-UP TAKES OUT SURFSTITCH FOUNDER
BOARD SHAKE-UP TAKES OUT SURFSTITCH FOUNDER

ONLINE actionwear retailer SurfStitch Group (ASX: SRF) has announced a major board shake-up in a move that effectivel...

GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GET AN EDGE WITH COUNCIL
GOLD COAST YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS GET AN EDGE WITH COUNCIL

GOLD Coast Young Entrepreneur winners and finalists have secured a business edge by the City of Gold Coast under i...

BILLABONG'S FANS SHOW THAT IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BRAND
BILLABONG'S FANS SHOW THAT IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BRAND

SURFWEAR retailer Billabong International (ASX:BBG) may still be struggling to return to profit, but its brand has be...

BARTERCARD LAUNCHES $250,000 INCUBATOR FUND
BARTERCARD LAUNCHES $250,000 INCUBATOR FUND

BARTERCARD has launched a business development grant to get a piece of the startup action. The Gold Coast-base...

PALM BEACH SALE MARKS 'GOLDEN' RETAIL INVESTMENT
PALM BEACH SALE MARKS 'GOLDEN' RETAIL INVESTMENT

A PRIVATE investor has scooped the Palm Beach McDonald's and 7-Eleven service station for $8.525 million in th...

JUPITERS REVEALS FIRST LOOK AT NEW ATRIUM BAR
JUPITERS REVEALS FIRST LOOK AT NEW ATRIUM BAR

JUPITERS has unveiled designs for its new and improved Atrium Bar, ahead of the casino's transition to The Sta...

COMMUNITY WILL DETERMINE GAMES' SUCCESS
COMMUNITY WILL DETERMINE GAMES' SUCCESS

KEY to the success of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will be the enthusiasm of local people to get behind the...

AMAZING RACE PUTS TOURISM WORKERS BACK IN TOUCH
AMAZING RACE PUTS TOURISM WORKERS BACK IN TOUCH

A NEW 'amazing race' style workshop designed for Gold Coast Tourism professionals has proven an important ...

INFINITUS CHINA TO TAKE A RECORD $50 MILLION COAST HOLIDAY
INFINITUS CHINA TO TAKE A RECORD $50 MILLION COAST HOLIDAY

AROUND 8,000 international delegates will flock to the Gold Coast next May, as Chinese personal healthcare giant I...

VILLAGE ROADSHOW HIT BY DREAMWORLD TRAGEDY
VILLAGE ROADSHOW HIT BY DREAMWORLD TRAGEDY

TRADING at Village Roadshow (ASX:VRL) theme parks has been 'inconsistent', following the deaths of four peopl...

RIGHTCROWD TO ENGINEER ASX LISTING THOUGH REVERSE TAKEOVER
RIGHTCROWD TO ENGINEER ASX LISTING THOUGH REVERSE TAKEOVER

GOLD Coast IT company RightCrowd will take a backdoor route onto the ASX through a reverse takeover of Omni Market...

Companies

ACCC GIVES GO-AHEAD FOR NEWS CORP TO BUY ARM
ACCC GIVES GO-AHEAD FOR NEWS CORP TO BUY ARM

NEWS Corporation (ASX: NWS) has been given the green light to acquire Australian Regional Media (ARM) from APN New...

Property

GOLD COAST SHAPES UP BEST IN A POTENTIAL APARTMENT CRASH
GOLD COAST SHAPES UP BEST IN A POTENTIAL APARTMENT CRASH

THE Gold Coast is emerging as Australia's most resilient property market with capacity to ride out a potential...

Opinion

THE GREATEST CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM
THE GREATEST CHALLENGES FACING BUSINESS AND HOW TO SOLVE THEM

THE business environment in which we operate is dynamic; with the only constant being change. Adapting to this cha...

Leadership

SUPERYACHTS OFFER UNTAPPED POTENTIAL AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES
SUPERYACHTS OFFER UNTAPPED POTENTIAL AT COMMONWEALTH GAMES

SUPERYACHT Australia has devised a strategy to attract more superyachts to Queensland and capitalise on revenue op...

Entrepreneurship

WATER VENTURE TAKES ON THE PLASTIC SCOURGE
WATER VENTURE TAKES ON THE PLASTIC SCOURGE

DAMIEN Stone has a thirst to build the world's biggest social enterprise in a clean fight against the plastic ...

Technology

AUSTRALIA'S NEXT GOLD RUSH: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
AUSTRALIA'S NEXT GOLD RUSH: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

INTELLECTUAL property expert David Martin sees a new gold rush coming in Australia, but it has nothing to do with ...

Finance

ASIC DROPS CIVIL CASE AGAINST LM INVESTMENT DUO
ASIC DROPS CIVIL CASE AGAINST LM INVESTMENT DUO

TWO directors of failed Gold Coast funds manager LM Investment Management (LMIM) have been spared further proceedi...

Marketing

BARTERCARD LAUNCHES $250,000 INCUBATOR FUND
BARTERCARD LAUNCHES $250,000 INCUBATOR FUND

BARTERCARD has launched a business development grant to get a piece of the startup action. The Gold Coast-base...

Executive Lifestyle

CHINESE DRIVE GOLD COAST TO A MILLION MILESTONE
CHINESE DRIVE GOLD COAST TO A MILLION MILESTONE

INTERNATIONAL visitor numbers for the Gold Coast have breached one million annually for the first time, although i...

Conference And Events

MAKE CHRISTMAS A PIECE OF CAKE WITH WATERMARK
MAKE CHRISTMAS A PIECE OF CAKE WITH WATERMARK

TRANSFORM your Christmas event and step inside our eclectic array of event spaces at Watermark Hotel & Spa Gol...

Video

IT'S TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT TOURISM
IT'S TIME TO STOP TALKING ABOUT TOURISM

THE Gold Coast must stop relying on its traditional economic driver of tourism and invest in innovation and entrep...

Young entrepreneur

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