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Starting a Tourism Business in Moreton Bay Region

Moreton Bay Region is home to a booming $1 billion tourism industry with more than 4.5 million visitors each year. Below is a range of information and resources to assist you starting your tourism business.

Starting a Tourism Business
Read about the Queensland tourism industry, keys to success, relevant laws, and industry contacts.
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Visit Moreton Bay Region
Connect with Moreton Bay Region's official destination marketing brand.
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Tourism Marketing Data

A range of national and local organisations have collated extensive tourism data to help you understand the industry and make informed marketing decisions.

High Value Traveller Snapshot
Based on information gathered by the 'Consumer Demand Project' Tourism Australia produce traveller snapshots which are released annually to provide insights into the travel preferences and behaviours of the general consumer and high value travellers from each of identified key markets.
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Consumer Research
Since 2012 Tourism Australia has undertaken research annually to understand how global consumers view Australia as a holiday destination, and what most motivates them to visit our country.
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Working with China
China continues to be Australia’s most important inbound tourism market.
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Tourism Research Australia
Tourism Research Australia provides statistics and research on international and domestic tourism in Australia.
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Visit Moreton Bay Region
Connect with Moreton Bay Region's official destination marketing brand.
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Getting the most out of Visit Moreton Bay Region (A guide for tourism operators)

A presentation prepared by Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT) to help tourism operators in the Moreton Bay Region gain the most benefit from the region's official destination platform, Visit Moreton Bay Region.

Tourism Industry Organisations

The below tourism organisations offer invaluable support and resources for Queensland tourism operators.

Queensland Tourism Industry Council
Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland, acting as “The Voice of Tourism”. We’re a not-for-profit, private sector, membership-based organisation representing the interests of Queensland’s tourism and hospitality industry.
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Brisbane Marketing
As the city’s economic development board, Brisbane Marketing’s mission is to identify and deliver the highest-impact economic growth initiatives that will create employment opportunities and raise the living standards for the people of Brisbane.
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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 15 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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Licensing & Accreditation

As a tourism operator in Moreton Bay Region, is it important to attain all necessary licenses and accreditation.

Tourism Accreditation
Take advantage of the tourism industry's accreditation and certification programs for tourism operators, hospitality providers and visitor centres. These programs ensure that your business remains credible, visible and competitive over the long term.
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Quality Tourism Framework
The Quality Tourism Framework (QTF) is a national business development program that is suitable for tourism businesses of all shapes and sizes. It provides businesses with the necessary tools and resources to ensure best practice management, customer confidence and the ongoing sustainability.
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National Tourism Accreditation Program
Leading Australian tourism operators display the accreditation tick. They’ve met specific criteria ensuring they are committed to exceeding your expectations with great customer service and the highest standards of business practice.
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National Accommodation, Recreation, and Tourism Accreditation
NARTA Inc. provides comprehensive assessments of accommodation, recreation and activity providers who apply for NARTA accreditation.
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Food Business
Operators of licensable food businesses require a licence under the Food Act 2006. Businesses that may require a licence include restaurants, cafes, home kitchens, bakeries, takeaway food shops, temporary food stalls and mobile food vendors.
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Business Support Modules

Business Moreton Bay Region has developed a large series of support modules to help you develop your knowledge and grow your business. The online learning is delivered by industry professionals and completely free to access.

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