The opportunity to establish a Gold Coast Cruise Ship Terminal has long been identified as having potential to grow Queensland and regional tourism.

Over the past five years the Gold Coast City Council has been investigating the economic benefits for investment into cruise ship infrastructure, with the feasibility study completed in June 2017.

Ahead of Cruise Ship Infrastructure 2018, Luke Adair, Coordinator Major Project at City of Gold Coast shares the strategies his team is using to analyse the feasibility of the development of port infrastructure and the steps they are taking to ensure effective stakeholder communication throughout the process.

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In the article Luke provides advice on:

  • Ensure effective stakeholder communication with the cruise liner industry and other stakeholders
  • Steps taken to encourage cruise liners and passengers to choose your port as a destination for travel
  • Strategies used to analyse feasibility of the development of cruise ship infrastructure

If you’re interested in hearing more from Luke and City of Gold Coast, then join him at the Cruise Ship Infrastructure Summit 2018, held on 1-2 March 2018 at Novotel Sydney Central.

The Cruise Ship Infrastructure Summit brings together 15 Australian ports and cruise ship tourism experts from the likes of Southern Ports Authority, Gladstone Ports Corporation, Cruise Eden, Royal Caribbean International, Gold Coast Council and many more.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and network with cruise port professionals from various industries and learn strategies to manage the initial planning stages of port infrastructure and engage with all stakeholders to create a desirable tourist destination.

View the official program here

If this event is of interest, register online or contact us at +61 2 9229 1000. Register before this Friday 19 January and save up to $450*.

*Discounts not available to vendors or solution providers

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