Eye on Q
'Eye on Q' is TEQ's weekly industry newsletter. Every Thursday Queensland tourism operators and event organisers can stay connected with everything happening in the industry including the latest TEQ and industry news, events, research statistics, TEQ jobs, resources, business development opportunities and funding announcements.
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A message from TEQ's CEO, TEQ's international marketing briefing and more...
Quarantine-free international travel into Queensland announced.
It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar 2022, Strong website traffic for summer holidays and more...
End of year message from TEQ CEO Leanne Coddington, top five moments of 2021 and more...
Register for TEQ's 2022 marketing update, important information about upcoming changes to restrictions and more...
Clarity for businesses on Public Health Directions.
Good to Go launching in NSW and VIC; Everything tourism and events businesses will need for December 17; and more...
Coral spawning, Visitor Economy Strategy, TEQ Reconciliation Action Plan and more.
Work in Paradise boost, Queensland Tourism Awards, a new campaign and more.
DestinationQ brings the industry together, TEQ to launch a campaign in New South Wales and Victoria next month, Queensland.com driving leads and more...
Density restrictions to ease from 17 December.
Four no-cost ways to grow holiday bookings, seven travel marketing trends for 2022 and funding to support international marketing.
The Great Queensland Getaway is sold out, the Scenic Rim has been named in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2022 and the DestinationQ app is ready to download.
A message from TEQ's CEO, special focus on Indigenous tourism, marketing campaign updates and more.
Queensland's borders to begin re-opening from next month.
New major campaign officially announced, DestinationQ speaker, grants available and more...
Queensland shines during NRL Grand Final Series, major new campaign launching soon and latest COVID-19 update.
COVID-19 restrictions change, there's more support and resources available, new research has been released and more...
Queensland Destination Events Program Round 19, RACQ People's Choice Awards, TEQ's Conversations with Industry and more...
DestinationQ Forum locked in, Tourism and Hospitality Sector Hardship Program and NRL Premiership Trophy Tour.
Event funding opportunities, NRL finals in Queensland, load holiday deals to Queensland.com, advice for accommodation suppliers for major events and more...
List your deal in TEQ's latest tourism promotion
Positive news for Queensland with new long weekend announced and restrictions to ease.
COVID-19 funding support for Qld tourism businesses, link your ATDW with Google My Business, COVID-19 latest and more.
Message from Tourism Minister, Stirling Hinchliffe
Funding support is available for businesses right around Queensland.
South East Queensland lockdown: what you need to know
New support for business events, Days Like This campaign continues, Great Barrier Reef resources and more...
Major new aspirational tourism campaign - 'Days Like This' - launches today. Find out how to get involved.
TEQ CEO welcomes Olympic Games announcement, Qld set to benefit from 2032 Olympics, and business resources, support and opportunities.
Find out how to list your Work in Paradise job, major events deliver $380m for Qld, Holiday Dollars bonus rolls out, business support and more.
Celebrate NAIDOC week with shareable content, applications open for event funding, marketing tips and resources and more.
Marketing campaign launched to encourage last-minute bookings; plus links to the information on the latest COVID-19 restrictions.
The latest on COVID-19 restrictions, as well as the weekly industry update.
A message from TEQ's CEO Leanne Coddington and information on the South East Queensland Townsville lockdown.
Latest COVID-19 updates - changes in Queensland and other states.
Sydney lockdown restrictions apply in Queensland - understanding the latest COVID-19 restrictions.
All you need to know about TEQ's marketing blitz to encournage last-minute holiday bookings, the latest COVID-19 developments, business support and more.
Queensland's Good To Go campaign generates billions for tourism, Holiday Dollars delivers bookings and COVID-19 latest.
Video update from Leanne Coddington, State of Origin a win for Townsville and opportunity to have your say on the industry's recovery.
Gold Coast Holiday Dollars going live, Queensland on show, Queensland Day and more business opportunities.
New Jetstar flights brings Sydneysiders to Fraser Coast, latest COVID update and events bring thousands of people to Queensland.
TVNZ lands in Qld as part of Good to Go, Qld tourism boosted by air services this winter, blockbuster events to deliver for Qld and TEQ programs and marketing support.
Good to Go winter campaign to launch, boost to Outback Queensland dinosaur tourism, Best of Queensland Experiences Program results coming next week and more...
29 April 2021
Latest tourism and events industry news from Queensland - travel voucher program in full swing, massive month of events in May and how to market them, an international marketing update and more...
'Holiday Dollars' expands to include Brisbane and the Whitsundays, NZ two-way travel bubble commences, business opportunities and more...
Restrictions ease further for outdoor businesses and events, positive signs for the tourism industry and new mobility data available.
Call for classic content, international marketing update, business opportunities and more...
TEQ's New Zealand marketing plan.
Easter is Good to Go, support available for businesses and more...
Lockdown information and resources for Queensland's tourism businesses.
More COVID Safety changes, new research providing insights for businesses and new marketing content you can use.
Latest domestic and international marketing updates, new events announced and plenty of business growth opportunities.
New Good to Go campaign to debut, Cairns and Great Barrier Reef tourism push, support for Queensland events and more.
Special update - Cairns Holiday Dollars launched.
TEQ's latest research insights to aid planning and decision-making, TEQ marketing update, the latest COVID-19 business updates and more...
Changes to border restrictions, new flight for Hervey Bay, business resources and opportunities.
ATE is back, TEQ wraps up another marketing partnership with BIG4, lots of ways to build and grow your business.
Events continue to return, morning TV shines a spotlight on Queensland, latest COVID-19 updates, plenty of business opportunities and more...
See TEQ's six-month domestic marketing strategy and other business opportunities.
Welcome back Sydney, Chinese New Year marketing campaign, Best of Queensland Experiences Program update and more...
CEO update, Queenslanders answer the call to support tourism, making the most of Instagram stories, COVID-19 advice for tourism businesses and more...
First edition of Eye on Q for 2021 - Welcome to the Year of Indigenous Tourism, event and regional tourism business funding available, latest COVID-19 'need to know' and more...
Special update - What the latest Greater Brisbane restrictions mean for tourism operators.
Special update - Advice for tourism providers on Brisbane lockdown.
Special update - TEQ launches marketing blitz to encourage last-minute summer holiday bookings, update your ATDW to get involved.
Special alert - NSW hotspot advice for hotel and tourism operators.
Despite all the challenges Queensland's landscapes thrived in 2020, plus good news on re-openings, business opportunities and more.
Queensland Government launches campaign to attract tourism workers to the state, Good to Go TV commercial on-air, opportunities to get involved and more.
Tourism blitz as borders reopen, airports welcome arrivals and COVID-19 latest updates.
Victoria and New South Wales are Good to Go, how to leverage TEQ's marketing, gain insights to aid decision making, and more.
Special edition - New South Wales is Good to Go!
Best of Queensland Experiences Program returns, latest on COVID-19 restrictions and hotspots, international market updates and more.
Special edition - Adelaide will be declared a hotspot at 11:59pm AEST Monday, 16 November 2020.
A welcome to the new Minister for Tourism Industry Development and Innovation and Minister for Sport, the Hon. Stirling Hinchliffe, more restrictions to ease, a special NAIDOC Week feature and TEQ is hosting several industry update and insight sessions.5 November 2020
TEQ’s market briefings series announced, new QDEP funding round opens for events, latest TEQ marketing update and some tips on creating a video to train frontline agents.
Queensland's border opens further to NSW, AFL economic impact revealed, Queensland experiences recognised and more.
Video update from TEQ's CEO, new Queensland ads for AFL Grand Final revealed, helpful resource to refocus on domestic visitors and more.
More restrictions eased, Holiday Here This Year relaunched, AFL Premiership Cup tour continues to promote Queensland's destinations and more.
Major sports being hosted in Queensland, Good To Go now extends across four states, new funding opportunity and more.
Special edition - new Queensland roadmap released.
Restrictions ease and what it means for you, Sunshine Coast to welcome flights from ACT, Boost with Facebook Tourism program and more.
Special edition - further easing of restrictions announced, including increased capacity at outdoor venues and changes for event organisers.
Latest industry update from TEQ's CEO, Good to Go campaign update, international market updates and opportunities for your business.
Queensland events Good To Go, COVID-19 updates, business coaching opportunity and more in this week's edition of Eye on Q.
ATDW annual fee waived, TV show to feature Queensland hotels, DestinationQ recording now available and more in this week's edition of Eye on Q.
Queensland to host AFL Grand Final, regional Queensland flights recommence and last chance to register for DestinationQ.
DestinationQ 2020 Forum keynote speakers, Good To GO activity in South Australia, COVID-19 resources and more.
DestinationQ 2020 Forum announced, new resource to aid event organisers and more.
World Number 1 helps promote Indigenous tourism experiences, latest TEQ marketing update, plenty of ways to get involved in marketing and more.
TEQ marketing update, spectacular new tourism experience opens, chance to trial online sales and customer engagement service and more.
Latest information on restrictions and what businesses can do, video update from TEQ's CEO and more.
Special edition - Restrictions reinstated on dining and drinking.
Year of Indigenous Tourism extended, Queensland the nation's sporting capital, business development opportunities and more.
Interstate visitors return to Queensland, opportunities to get involved in TEQ's marketing, register for your local Conversations with Industry event and more.
Interstate marketing kicks off, Conversations begin, the latest on COVID restrictions and how to be COVID Safe, an international marketing update and more.
Significant changes for tourism experience operators, Queensland's events are Good to Go, paid and non-paid opportunities to leverage TEQ's marketing, and more.
Special edition - Stage Three easing of restrictions announced, including details of Queensland's border reopening.
Good To Go travel book launches this weekend, further activities to promote intrastate tourism, COVID-19 resources and more.
An update from TEQ CEO Leanne Coddington on recent aviation announcements, the new Good to Go TV ad, COVID-19 resources and more.
How to get involved in the 'Good to Go' campaign.
Special edition - TEQ's Good to Go campaign launches
A message from TEQ Chair Brett Godfrey and all the latest information on COVID-19.
Special edition: Queensland to open for Queenslanders from 1 June 2020. All the information you need to recommence tourism operations.
TEQ launches 'Special Invite Series' with Facebook as the first guest, new COVID-19 research newsfeed, your questions from the industry update answered, how we're sharing the Queensland love and plenty of opportunities to upskill.
Tourism recovery support package announced, Industry Update recording available, information on COVID SAFE Plans, international marketing update and more.
Preparations underway for live Industry Update, information on Best of Queensland, latest on easing of COVID-19 restrictions and more.
Special edition: Join us for a live industry update - an exceptional speaker line-up is announced
Special edition: A special message from Minister Jones
TEQ's Industry Update Series to go live, Queensland shares live sunsets and sunrises on social channels, a rare wildlife sighting has people around the world in awe, plus a message of support from China for Queensland’s tourism industry.
Update from TEQ Board member James Dixon, what the change in restrictions means for businesses, new measures of support for tourism industry.
TEQ's future plans, sharing Queensland's spirit and inspirational Queensland content.
Update from TEQ's Board, global market insights and Queensland inspires travel dreaming
Update from TEQ's CEO, guidance on accommodation, TA's 'With love from Aus' video and more.
An update from TEQ's Board on the impact of COVID-19 on the tourism and events industry, tips on what businesses can focus on now, the impact to Queensland's events calendar, and more.
New support package for businesses and some good news and creative ideas.
An update on the latest measures to try and restrict the spread of COVID-19, and links to the latest updates and business resources.
An important update from TEQ CEO Leanne Coddington on the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, along with a range of Government information and resources.
Australian Tourism Awards coming Qld ScUber picks up award; events funding available & more
Latest event funding round opens, TEQ to launch new industry service, business resources and more.
Updates on TEQ's campaigns from around the globe, new Year of Indigenous Tourism resources, how to promote the Great Barrier Reef in real-time and more.
Tourism industry recovery package announced, TVC hits domestic audiences, international marketing activity and more.
New Qld flights, Qld city makes Nat Geo list, Outback funding and more.
New campaign video released, resources for businesses to get involved in TEQ's latest campaign and more.
Special edition: resources for tourism businesses to respond to coronavirus and an update from TEQ on marketing activities.
A special update on our crisis response.
Tourism Australia commences bushfire recovery campaign, latest NVS and IVS numbers, QDEP funding round closes soon and more.
Year of Indigenous Tourism kicks off, Funding available, Bushfire update and more
9 January 2020 - special edition
Industry update on the Australian bushfires
Merry Xmas from TEQ's CEO, Qld welcomes trade and media, Nominations for Master Reef Guides open soon.
Queensland to bid for 2032 Olympics, new flight touches down on Gold Coast, new economic data released and more.
Toolkit for marketing the Wet Tropics, Brisbane's new marketing campaign, Reefworld opens in the Whitsundays and more.
Spotlight on Qld as Brisbane hosts ATEC Meeting Place, MOU signed with Scotland, tourism marketing blitz in Europe, new research released, events funding and more.
Windy City encouraged to visit the Sunshine State in major new campaign, event funding available and the hottest marketing trends for 2020.
Introducing the Year of Indigenous Tourism, insights from DestinationQ, celebrating the tourism industry and more.
Record turnout at DestinationQ; ATDW discount, China payment masterclasses and more.
2020 It's Live! in Queensland events calendar launches, new flights from Tokyo, Queensland month in China and more.
Qld images, get ready to accept payment from Chinese visitors, new tourism campaign and more.
Events funding boost, new flights for Queensland and many opportunities to grow your business.
Latest visitor stats released, pocket filmmaking resource, business development workshops and more.
Watch TEQ's new events TV commercial, get the latest on TEQ's campaigns, find out how to increase Chinese visitor spending and plenty more.
China mission secures wins for Qld; Create standout social media content on a budget; Apply for Outback events and more.
Supporting bushfire affected regions, reef experiences shine on snowy backdrop, Golden Week campaign opportunity and more.
Chinese payment systems and how to use them, boost your social channels, grow your business through a range of workshops and events and more.
Marketing campaign delivers for state's north, TEQ named Alipay 'Partner of the Year', social media resource and more.
Supercars secured for Qld; Unlock the spend potential of Chinese travellers; NRL All Stars Blockbuster
Events continue to boost local economies, Queensland goes on tour, plenty of business development opportunities and more.
New tourism data; social media tips and tricks; and operatic masterpiece proves its pull for Qld.
8 August 2019
Events conference in the Outback, MasterChef airs globally, tourism industry jobs and more in this week's edition of Eye on Q.
Brisbane business events boom, registrations open for TEQ's China trade mission, how to successfully rebrand your business and more.
Huge names coming to Queensland, what the Instagram changes mean for tourism marketers, new underwater attractions for North Queensland, business growth opportunities and more.
National Visitor Survey figures, updated Events Guide, travel subsidy for DestinationQ Events Conference and more.
New events funding, Best of Queensland Experiences case studies, mega weekend of events across the state and more.
New 'mini program' to attract Chinese visitors, big events showcase state's assets, TEQ marketing update, business resources and more.
DestinationQ Events Conference keynote speaker announced, AirAsia inaugural flight touches down, new images in TEQ gallery and more.
DestinationQ registrations open, latest International Visitor Survey data, TEQ's new Taste the State series and more.
Cloncurry to host Queensland's event industry, Conversations begin, scUber momentum continues, plenty of business opportunities and more.
Second rounding of funding open for Outback Queensland events, scUber moves to Tropical North Queensland, MasterChef hits screens, how to design a winning email and more.
Results from the global scUber campaign, MasterChef Queensland Week, industry opportunities and more.
TEQ launches world-first global campaign, business resources and more.
Year of Outback Tourism Events Program, North Queensland campaign, Queensland Tourism Awards resources and more.
SportAccord puts Queensland on the sporting world map, Magic Round begins in Brisbane, 10 years on from 'Best Job in the World' and more.
Domestic tourism records, making Queensland China-payment friendly, Outback Queensland tourism season ramps up, how to do Instagram stories and more.
High-profile tourism experiences to elevate the industry, new Queensland events shine and more.
Best of Queensland Experiences revealed, Queensland descends on ATE, TODAY in North Queensland, business development opportunities and more.
Latest visitor numbers, one year on from Commonwealth Games, new international factsheets and more.
Global sports events secured, palaeo-tourism study mission, industry opportunities and more.
Outback campaign activity ramps up, funding announced for North Queensland eco trail, supporting the dive industry and more.
New campaign for North Queensland, industry events for Sunshine Coast, China research and more.
Queensland dominates national awards, events come to Brisbane, Facebook updates and more.
New campaigns, International students choose Qld, China market research and more.
MasterChef in Queensland, get involved in the Year of Outback Tourism, grow international business through agents and more.
Premier's Outback Events Program, business events sector booms, online training resources and more.
New aviation route into Queensland, first Master Reef Guides graduate, support Townsville post-floods and more.
New campaign shines light on Queensland stories, latest accommodation data, reef resources and more.
Business events and aviation announcements to grow Queensland's tourism economy, help to get an idea off the ground, industry job opportunities and more.
Handy resources to maximise your event, latest accommodation figures and more.
Get set and get ahead in 2019, record visitors arrive in Queensland, keeping the reef great, business development opportunities and more.
A message from TEQ CEO Leanne Coddington, new flagship event for Brisbane, small business grants and more.
QDEP funding opens, summer events deliver results, Google Reviews webinar and more.
Coral spawning begins; Get ready for international visitors; Gold Coast to host major lifesaving event
Initiatives to boost tourism, big week for industry, grants for small businesses and more
New GBR campaign; Optimise your Google reviews; TEQ jobs; New melon for Queensland
More payment options for Chinese visitors, how to work with the media, industry opportunities and more
Events deliver bumper results for Queensland, UK campaign success, TEQ visual gallery and more
Qld welcomes Royals, UK campaign success, create a winning digital strategy
18 October 2018
Wave of event announcements showcases value, proposals invited for new ecotourism trail operators, Tobruk to open to divers and more
Spots filling up fast for Queensland Tourism Week masterclasses, Royal itinerary confirmed, TEQ job opportunities and more
Latest visitor stats released, TEQ job opportunities, high-profile event confirmed for Qld, TEQ’s annual report released and more
DestinationQ conference; going mobile tips; World Tourism Day; Queensland shortlisted for Next Big Thing
Major aviation conference for Qld; grant opportunities; Gold Coast bumper weekend & more
Royals to visit Queensland, resources to help achieve best practice, new research released and more.
Funding announced for events across Queensland, Facebook technology to benefit businesses and career development for tourism professionals.
Using influencers to boost your marketing strategy; sporting events bolster state's tourism; 400 agents and tourism businesses connect on the Gold Coast and more
How to leverage Queensland's social channels, get on top of evolving social platforms, TNQ's aviation wins and more.
ATE19 seller applications open, new Facebook tools for businesses and Mount Isa Rodeo delivers for Qld.
How to make events work for your destination; new events resource; last minute Queensland Tourism Awards help; bite sized training and plenty of opportunities to grow your business.
New Qld campaign reaches 1 in 2 Australians; improve your online reputation; last chance to sign up for free events conference; boost for Qld Tourism.
Free access to Qld imagery, new ecotourism experience and new international education paper.
Funding available; job opportunities; website mistakes to avoid; interim Best of Qld results out soon.
12 July 2018
Make your visitor experience shine, Townsville 400 reaps tourism rewards and Conversations across Queensland.
TEQ leverages the Logies to promote tourism, new Outback tourism video launched, resources to help your business grow, funding opportunities and more in TEQ's industry e-newsletter.
High-profile industry leaders for DestinationQ, Dundee campaign wins award, grant application tips and more...
Qld domestic tourism market soars, historic Qld NRL deal, make your next event a success and what the latest Instagram changes mean.
Seven endurance events locked in, high value traveller research revealed, DestinationQ heads to Gladstone and more...
Queensland events receive funding, Malaysia Airlines returns to Qld, help visitors drive the reef and more...
May 201831 May 2018
Commonwealth Games boosts Qld accommodation, Indigenous resource available this National Reconciliation Week, women's leadership opportunity and more...
Facebook insights; grants; award and leadership opportunities; apply for India's travel mission.
Become a best of Queensland experience; locals share Queensland story in new campaign; women in leadership opportunity.
TEQ's Conversations with Industry begin, influencers showcase Reef, Australia’s largest tourism network opportunity and more…
Qld star immortalised in Hollywood, Whitsundays tourism permits, apply for Qld on Tour Japan, GC2018 numbers revealed.
Winton's Way Out West Fest success, Parineeti Chopra returns to Queensland, latest tourism snapshots and more...
Building a Games legacy, Qld's huge contingent at ATE18, master your award submission skills and more...
Help your customers incorporate an Indigenous experience into their next Qld holiday, connect with industry, business events support and more...
It's back: our brand evolves, GC2018 gets underway, get a great online review and more...
Latest domestic statistics, Qld dominates TripAdvisor Awards, GC2018 industry resources & more…
Vietjet's new route to Queensland, Australian-first Italian Ballet, TEQ jobs, storytelling tips and more.
Latest international visitor statistics, QDEP funding opens, become one of Queensland’s best experiences and learn Attenborough’s favourite (hint: it’s in Queensland!)
Job vacancies, Commonwealth Games countdown, trade and media famils resource and more...
Add video to marketing mix; Queensland shines at peak national tourism awards; major ecotourism conference.
Tourism experiences vying for Tourism Award wins, Logies date locked in, events marketing 101 and more...
Corroboree Asia on the Gold Coast, best times to post on socials, Dundee marketing activity & more...
TA's marketing gem; Get your consumers holiday planning; Ramp up your social media & more.
Parineeti Chopra's Queensland holiday highlights, podcast your way to a website, dream deal for Queensland & more...
Insights on Facebook changes, Fresh Prince on the Reef, Breakfast with the Tourism Minister and more...
Boost your business performance in 2018.
Major airline returns, TEQ jobs & more.
Season's greetings from our CEO.
Latest international visitor figures out now.
There's one million reasons to celebrate.
Ground-breaking Great Barrier Reef coral experiment.
TEQ jobs | Are your socials holiday ready?
Funding for regional events now available.
Strive to be named one of the best in Queensland!
Borobi & Rimau shine spotlight on the Gold Coast...
See the latest regional snapshots of Queensland's visitors and more...
It's all about events in Queensland...
Online tips that will boost your tourism business...
Queensland Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts released today and more...
TEQ launches world-first Best of Queensland Experiences Program!
Domestic travellers break visitor records for Queensland & more...
Australian TV's night of nights coming to Queensland & more...
$5.2 billion boost for Qld from international travellers & more...
New events guide now available & more!
The Aussies return to Sunshine Coast & more...
Toowoomba to host Destination Q forum and more...
Gold Coast sporting announcements and more...
Chinese given real dose of Qld & more...
Potential underwater art museum in Townsville & more...
Great Barrier Reef live broadcast & more...