Gold Coast Regional Snapshot
This snapshot includes the number of Australian and international visitors to the Gold Coast and highline trip details (why they came, where they came from, what they spent) and also includes changes over time, drivers of these changes and insights into trends. This is supplemented by interpretation and comparisons to other national tourism trends.
Gold Coast residents have their say on tourism
When tourism development is in line with the aspirations of the local community it provides for a more authentic tourist experience and also attracts stronger community support. A survey was conducted with Gold Coast residents to determine their perceptions of tourism's positive and negative impacts.
For more information on how tourism can provide social benefits for the community, click here.
Operator uptake of environmental adaption initiatives
In 2010 benchmark research was conducted with Gold Coast tourism operators to help measure and manage the impact of tourism on the environment. Includes details of Gold Coast tourism operator uptake of energy, water and waste management initiatives.
Gold Coast Tourism Operators Environmental Benchmark 2010
For more information on operator uptake of environmental adaption initiatives, click on Tourism Operators Environmental Benchmark 2010 .