What is DestinationQ

DestinationQ is a partnership between the Queensland Government and the tourism industry.

This partnership facilitates ongoing engagement between industry and government to deliver on key priorities to drive growth and jobs in the state.

The most visible element of the partnership is the annual DestinationQ Forum which brings government and industry leaders together to discuss priorities for ensuring the industry remains competitive.

DestinationQ partners

Department of Tourism and Sport

The Department of Tourism and Sport provides leadership in making Queensland an attractive destination for visitors, investment and events.

The department works closely with the private sector and across government to build the state’s tourism infrastructure and create a favourable environment for the industry to grow. The department also works with industry to attract investment, develop new product and experiences, improve transportation through expanded access and services, and seize new opportunities while addressing current and emerging challenges.

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.

In partnership with government, regional tourism organisations, industry and commercial stakeholders, TEQ aims to build Queensland’s tourism and events industry to foster innovation, drive industry growth and boost visitor expenditure.

Queensland Tourism Industry Council

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is Queensland’s peak tourism industry body and the leading advocate for Queensland’s tourism, hospitality, and events sectors. As a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation, QTIC represents the interests of the state’s more than 60,000 tourism businesses. QTIC members receive access to unique business programs, networking opportunities and industry updates, all while helping to shape and influence the future of Queensland tourism.