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Destination Gold Coast

Since 1975, we’ve been a membership-based destination marketing organisation with the charter to increase visitor demand, arrivals, and expenditure for the benefit of the greater Gold Coast.

 

The organisation is part of Experience Gold Coast, which is the amalgamation of Destination Gold Coast, Major Events Gold Coast, Study Gold Coast, Placemakers*, and Home of the Arts.

We collaborate with local industry, state and national tourism bodies, the City of Gold Coast and travel trade to best promote our beautiful city, world-wide. Destination Gold Coast is committed to corporate governance excellence.

About Us

Learn more about DGC including our vision, purpose, charter, strategic priorities as well as annual reports and action plans. 

Campaigns

Campaigns

With leading the charge to grow visitation and expenditure to the Gold Coast, we have launched a portfolio of marketing campaigns to showcase the Gold Coast's splice of experiences and invite key markets to come play the day away.

Recent Campaigns
Campaigns
Media

Media

We understand the importance the media plays in co-promoting the Gold Coast with us and appreciate the valuable exposure we’ve generated in collaboration.

Media Portal
Media
Careers

Careers

Destination Gold Coast employs marketing and sales professionals to positively promote the Gold Coast as a premier leisure and Business Event destination through global consumer, trade, media and travel industry channels.

Current Opportunities
Careers
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RESEARCH

Research and information on international and domestic visitors to the Gold Coast.

Our Board

A passionate and highly credentialed board of directors appointed to strategically direct delivery of the Gold Coast vision in tourism, major events, arts and culture, and education.

OUR PARTNERS

City of Gold Coast

City of Gold Coast

City of Gold Coast remains the second largest local government in Australia, based on the Gold Coast's estimated resident population. The City provides a range of services, organisations, activities and facilities for residents and visitors to enjoy.

COGC Website
City of Gold Coast
Tourism Events Queensland

Tourism 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.

TEQ Website
Tourism Events Queensland
Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business events. The organisation is active in around 16 key markets and activities include advertising, PR and media programs, trade shows and industry programs, consumer promotions, online communications and consumer research.

Tourism Australia Website
Tourism Australia
Queensland Tourism Industry Council

Queensland Tourism Industry Council

Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland, acting as “The Voice of Tourism”.

QTIC Website
Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Tourism and Transport Forum Australia

Tourism and Transport Forum Australia

Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) is the peak industry group for the Tourism, Transport and Aviation sectors.

TTF Website
Tourism and Transport Forum Australia
Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport at Coolangatta is Australia’s fastest growing airport and is the 5th busiest international airport in Australia. Previously named "Coolangatta Airport" this is an Aboriginal word meaning "Place of Good View".

GCA Website
Gold Coast Airport
Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport is Queensland’s largest airport and the major gateway for international visitors to the Gold Coast.

Brisbane Airport Website
Brisbane Airport
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