$100 MILLION SCOOT TOURISM BOOST

$100 MILLION SCOOT TOURISM BOOST

VISITOR expenditure in Queensland has been boosted to the tune of $100 million since Scoot Airlines’ launch of direct flights between Singapore and the Gold Coast more than 12 months ago, according to the tourism minister’s office.

Scoot CEO Campbell Wilson says his airline is naturally delighted with the figure.

“We’re also delighted to be increasing frequency from five to six times per week over the coming summer peak season (December 2 2013 to January 12, 2014 and January 20 to February 9, 2014) so that even more people can experience Scootitude and the fun Queensland is famous for.”

“Close to 49,000 international visitors have so far taken advantage of Scoot’s services to experience Queensland’s famous for fun holiday destination,” Stuckey says.

“Singapore is an important international gateway for Queensland with Scoot also helping to connect visitors from across Asia, the UK and USA to the Gold Coast.”

“The government is committed to growing annual overnight visitor expenditure to $30 billion by 2020 and international services such as this will help to achieve that goal.


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