Hol­i­day at home to boost econ­omy

Central Telegraph - - NEWS -

THE BA­NANA Shire could ben­e­fit from a new tourism cam­paign en­cour­ag­ing Queens­lan­ders to hol­i­day inside the state. Anal­y­sis com­piled by The Courier-Mail re­vealed an ex­tra three-day break through­out the year from less than half of the state’s adult pop­u­la­tion would pro­vide a mas­sive shot in the arm to the tourist in­dus­try. The re­search in­di­cated Queens­lan­ders could in­ject an ex­tra $1 bil­lion into the state’s tourism econ­omy by tak­ing a sin­gle long week­end hol­i­day at home.

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