HAD A GOOD WEEK...
The Surfers Paradise SLSC competitor won his fifth Coolangatta Gold in style and paid tribute to late ironman Dean Mercer in a record-equalling feat.
The Gold Coast-based hotel chain, with Bob East at its helm, agreed to a deal worth more than $1 billion for French company Accor to take over from next year.
Gold Coast movie industry
Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok had its Australian premiere at Robina on the back of a successful US showing and rave reviews from critics.
Plenty of big and bold tourism ideas were on the agenda this week, including a travelator across the Gold Coast Hwy, a cruise ship terminal and the return of a proposed casino.