Advance Rockhampton's Tourism unit stands ready to support and encourage your tourism business. Whether you are part of the tourism supply chain, looking to hold a business or community event in the region, or you have a fledgling idea needing collaboration and mentoring, get in touch today. We can supply local, state, national and international contacts, information and resources - we make it our business to make your business grow.
Below are a range of resources available to help local tourism businesses, including:
Roadmap to Tourism Recovery
In response to the COVID-19 environment, the Tourism Unit of Advance Rockhampton have developed a Roadmap to Tourism Recovery which serves as an interpretation of the Queensland Government's Roadmap to Easing Restrictions for our local tourism operators. This document is current as at 29 May 2020.
Download the Roadmap to Tourism Recovery
Explore Rockhampton is the tourism destination brand behind the Rockhampton region. The website is a fantastic resource for all things to explore in the region and we encourage you to share with your audience.
The Advance Rockhampton Tourism unit have put together a suite of hero images of the Rockhampton region for you to download and utilise in your promotion of our region.
Download media kit
Capricorn Spire Visitor Information Centre
The Tropic of Capricorn Spire Visitor Information Centre is a bustling one-stop shop for road travellers, staffed by knowledgeable, enthusiastic volunteers most days of the year. Is your business already represented in the maps, brochures and itineraries stocked at the Information Centre, and also available online? If not, get in touch today to get your business seen in the brochure library.
Tourism Australia (TA) is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business events. They have a range of industry resources available including consumer research, tourism statistics and current campaign media kits.
Download the Holiday Here This Year campaign media kit
Tourism and Events Queensland
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is a statutory body of the Queensland Government and the state's lead marketing, destination and experience development and major events agency. Their website has a wealth of information on tourism and events news, market research and information, making it a central point for the Queensland tourism industry, media, governments, special interest groups.
Australian Tourism Data Warehouse
Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) is the national platform for digital tourism information on Australia. Data stored within the ATDW platform is electronically accessible by tourism business operators, wholesalers, retailers and distributors for use in their websites and booking platforms. All local tourism operators are encouraged to list their products and services online through ATDW so they are better accessed by industry partners across the country.
STR are accommodation data specialists, providing reporting on a variety of trends in the accommodation sector. Local accommodation providers are encouraged to list their properties with STR so that accommodation data collected locally is a representation of the whole region.
Tourism Research Australia
Tourism Research Australia's (TRA) Local Government Area Profiles assist industry and Government decision making and identify and support investment opportunities, particularly in regional Australia.
Download the Local Government Area Profile here
Trip Advisor is quickly becoming a one stop shop for travel advice, reviews, hotel bookings and experience bookings. All local operators are encouraged to list their properties and experiences with Trip Advisor so they are more accessible to those booking online.
Viator is an internationally recognised online booking platform for travellers. Viator is ideal for operators with paid experiences and accommodation properties.