Cairns News Report – 2nd March 2019

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Welcome to this weeks edition of my Cairns News Report, a complimentary ‘week in review’ of all the pertinent news stories on what’s happening around Cairns.

A few of the top stories from last week included:

  • A water park targeting families with kids under 12 and employing more than 50 staff has been proposed as part of the Paradise Palms redevelopment;
  • Luxurious penthouses and extravagant ocean-view apartments are the hallmarks of a new 12-storey tower development flagged for the Cairns Esplanade; and
  • Conferences have brought more than $140 million to the region in the last financial year, with more tourism dollars set to roll in with delegates this year.

If you missed any of the top Cairns news stories from last week – here they all are in full below. Just click the title to read the full story.

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We Lead the Charge, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 25 Feb 2019

CAIRNS si at the forefront of a motoring revolution with the city named the best regional centre in the state for drivers powering up their electric vehicles. The esplanade’s charging station has clocked up the most visits on the Queensland electric super highway’s regional sites.

Ideal Pitch for Tourism, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 25 Feb 2019

A NEW tourist park in Cape Tribulation has been given the green light, reassuring tourists that the region is open for business despite being rocked by a 118-year record flood. The park will contain 15 campsites with a 60-person capacity and is located on about 0.65ha of land next to Cape Tribulation Rd.

Clicking in the Tropics, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 25 Feb 2019

A TEAM of apprentice digital taste-makers’ journey to internet celebrity has taken them to the tropics to help market one of the most beautiful locations on Earth. Smartphone manufacturer OPPO put a nationwide call out to wannabe social media.

Splashing Out on Park, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 26 Feb 2019

A WATER park targeting families with kids under 12 and employing more than 50 staff has been proposed as part of the Paradise Palms redevelopment. The details come as opponents set up a fund to launch a legal battle.

Tower Eyes High End of Luxury Living, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 27 Feb 2019

John and Michael Deeb in an application to the Cairns Regional Council describe the 22-apartment building as “permanent, high-end living”. LUXURIOUS penthouses and extravagant ocean-view apartments are the hallmarks of a new 12-storey tower development flagged for the Cairns Esplanade.

DA lodged for Palm Cove Tract, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 27 Feb 2019

A FINAL pristine slice of Palm Cove bushland is set to make way for a luxury residential subdivision with views out to the Coral Sea. Developer Palm Cove Nominees has submitted a development application to Cairns Regional Council to transform 33-41 Cedar Rd into a new community.

Survey to Amass Trader’s Ideas for Enhancing Esplanade, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 27 Feb 2019

Business will have the chance to voice their opinion on the best way of improving a popular section of the esplanade. Spurred on by crystalbrook collection developer ghassan aboud’s vision for an esplanade more accommodating of foot traffic, the cairns chamber of commerce wants to get member’s thoughts on the issues.

Model Looks to Woo Visitors to Far North, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 27 Feb 2019

FAR North Queensland is looking good for a fresh push to woo visitors. Tourism Tropical North Queensland will today launch a stunning new campaign fronted by top Australian model Samantha Harris to entice visitors to the region.

Amway Tops List of Rich Events, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 02 Mar 2019

Conferences have brought more than $140 million to the region in the last financial year, with more tourism dollars set to roll in with delegates this year. Leading the pack is more than 6000 Amway delegates from China.

CQU Welcomes Newbies, Cairns Post e­-Paper – The Cairns Post ­ – 02 Mar 2019

Nearly 500 new students are expected to start study at CQ University in cairns nest week. Cairns campus associate vice-chancellor jodie duignan george said there would be about 473 new students, feeding into an expected 2019 full-year total of 1581 higher education and VET students.

 

 

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