Destination Updates

Destination Updates for the Gold Coast are currently published monthly.

Each Update provides media with endless story opportunities on upcoming events as well as the latest news on attractions, dining, tours and accommodation across the Gold Coast.

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July 2016

In this latest Gold Coast product update: Australia's ultimate tribute artist festival returns to Surfers Paradise; Tuck into tasty treats in Gold Coast parks; Black Hops Brewery opens Tasting Room; Coast Capers Kombi surf tours arrive on the Gold Coast; Sally Pearson announced first GC2018 Ambassador; Jupiters Hotel & Casino unveils new Superior Deluxe Rooms and many more story ideas.

June 2016

In this latest Gold Coast product update: The Gold Coast is celebrating its playful past during Cooly Rocks On; Get up close and personal with the largest living mammals on Earth during whale watching season; the Gold Coast's first fully service beachfront event space opens at Broadbeach; Australia's largest Outlet Shopping Centre, Harbour Town Gold Coast, has completed its $20 million expansion and many more story ideas.

March 2016

In this latest Gold Coast tourism product update: Bleach* Festival illuminates the Gold Coast, official dedication of the Gold Coast as the 8th World Surfing Reserve, Balter Brewery opens its doors to the public in April, award-winning eco-tourism pioneers O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat celebrate 90-year milestone, and many other story ideas.

February 2016

In this latest edition of the Product Update: Sand Safari will transform Surfers Paradise into a precinct of art inspired by sand and sea from 5-28 February; Bleach* Festival Program announced; Revitalised David Fleay Wildlife Park unveiled and Discover the Secret Cabin on a private hilltop at Mavis's Kitchen and Cabins.

January 2016

In this edition, all the latest from the Gold Coast including: Australia's largest guided Zipline Tour set to launch, iFLY Indoor Skydiving lands on the Gold Coast, energise body and soul with a Sunset Kayak and Pilates Tour, Jupiters Gold Coast opens the doors to new restaurant Garden Kitchen and Bar, Hong Kong Airlines touches down on the Gold Coast, and many more story ideas...

December 2015

Breaking News: Two tiger cubs born at Dreamworld. Also in this edition, tips to get the most out of Christmas and New Year's Eve on the Gold Coast; the new NightQuarter markets; the latest on the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and 2018 Commonwealth Games and exciting new editions to Gold Coast’s flourishing dining scene...

November 2015

In this tourism product update, read about the 30 year anniversary at Jupiters Gold Coast, the launch of the Gold Coast's new culture and entertainment precinct NightQuarter, the opening of the Commonwealth Games HQ, new guided walking tours and many more story ideas...

October 2015

In this tourism product update, read about the launch of a new music venue, the Gold Coast's biggest week of entertainment, the influx in domestic aviation capacity, Habour Town Gold Coast's expansion plans, Mantra Group's purchase of the Towers of Chevron Renaissance management rights, and many more story ideas...

September 2015

Hear all about what's new and exciting on the Gold Coast in this latest edition of the monthly product update: Sun, Sand and Sculptures at Swell Sculpture Festival from 11-20 September, Opera in the Park, Australia's Best Professional Golfer awarded at inaugural Golf Award Night, Dreamworld's new VIP Tiger Cub Experiences, Tamborine Mountain Distillery wins Gold in China, Fine dining taken to new heights with on-site vegetable garden at Pethers Rainforest Restaurant, Celebrity Chef Dinner with Miguel Maestre at RACV Royal Pines Resort, Indulge in an exclusive waterfront holiday and many more story ideas...