Let the Games begin!
There’s a real buzz in the air this month and if you’re on the Gold Coast, you know what I’m talking about. For the first time in more than a decade and a first for a regional city, Australia’s sunny Gold Coast is hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games on its coastline.
With 1.5 billion viewers in 70 countries set to watch, the event is also expected to attract an extra 650,000 visitors to Southern Queensland in April, injecting an estimated half a billion dollars into the local economy over the next four years. This is great news for the local business, particularly within the hospitality industry. [Read more…]