Tourism hub has global interest
NICK DALTON tainment companies keen to potentially invest in a Global Tourism Hub in Tropical North Queensland”.
He said it showed “there’s real business confidence in the Tropical North”.
“A Global Tourism Hub is about leveraging private investment to deliver tourism infrastructure that will give a boost to the local industry.
“We have one of the most sought-after tourism destinations on the planet and this is about investing in cutting-edge tourism product in Cairns.”
Ms Jones said there was “a strong field of international operators” as well as the current Reef Hotel Casino, which had automatic entry as the incumbent operator.
“The fact that there has been so much interest in the Cairns Global Tourism Hub proposal so early on is a great sign,” Ms Jones said.
“Now it’s about working with the community and dealing with potential proponents to make sure proposals are geared to deliver the tourism infrastructure locals want and need in Cairns.”