Tropical Coast Tourism Inc. (TCT) is dedicated to supporting sustainable visitor and economic growth of the region and TCT members through a unified approach to destination marketing and assisting in product development and destination promotion. TCT is the official Local Tourism Organisation for the coast region between Cairns and Townsville and is directed by a Board of industry representatives from locations across our region.

TCT works in partnership with other industry organisations including Tourism Tropical North Queensland, Townsville Enterprise Limited, Tourism & Events Queensland and Queensland Tourism Industry Council to align and leverage greater opportunities for TCT and members in marketing, product development and promotion.
By becoming a member of TCT you can increase your business profile, and participate in this region's tourism industry. You become part of a regional industry group that markets throughout Queensland, Australia and the world.

The Objects of TCT as stated in our Constitution are:

  • To be a representative body of tourism operators in the Tropical Coast Tourism Region
  • To promote the Tropical Coast as a tourism destination within the TNQ region, the State of Queensland and other areas of Australia (where appropriate)
  • To collect and collate data relevant to the operation and promotion of the tourism industry in the Tropical Coast
  • To provide appropriate services for visitors to the Tropical Coast.
  • To provide appropriate information and other services to the tourism industry in the Tropical Coast.
  • To develop and implement a strategic tourism development plan in the Tropical Coast that meshes with the Destination Management Plan of the TNQ region.
  • To provide advocacy services on behalf of its members to the LGAs and to local State and Australian Government Members of Parliament.
  • To represent the Tropical Coast tourism industry in meetings with Government agencies.
  • To act as a point of contact for Tropical Coast tourism issues for local media.
  • To promote the importance of the tourism industry to the local community.

Why join TCT:

  • pre-arrival promotion for the region
  • display your business brochure in up to four local Visitor Information Centres
  • list your business in the regional brochure - Explore
  • list your business on the website
  • opportunity to participate in subsidised advertising activities
  • members save $50 with the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW), a national tourism database
  • invitations to attend member functions and information sessions

Download TCT Membership Application Form (PDF)


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