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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. 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.

About Us

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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OUR PARTNERS

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.

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Tourism Australia
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.

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Tourism Events Queensland
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".

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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.

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Brisbane Airport
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.

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City of Gold Coast
Major Events Gold Coast

Major Events Gold Coast

Major Events Gold Coast is responsible for managing a whole-of-city strategic approach to major event acquisition and management, increasing the reputation of the Gold Coast as a major events destination and driving strong tourism and economic impacts for the Gold Coast. The team of event specialists produce and support a vibrant array of festivals, sporting and cultural events that embrace diversity and showcase the Gold Coast as a world class, global events destination.

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Major Events Gold Coast
Study Gold Coast

Study Gold Coast

Study Gold Coast is the peak education and training body for the Gold Coast promoting the Gold Coast as the ideal destination for education on a domestic and international scale. Study Gold Coast not only markets the Gold Coast as an ideal education and training destination, but is an active advocate for the industry.

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Study Gold Coast
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”.

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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.

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Tourism and Transport Forum Australia
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Our Board