Work in Paradise Campaign

Work in Paradise Campaign

Work in Paradise


Work in Paradise website ( is live with information on the Work in Paradise Incentive Scheme and links to the Tourism and Hospitality Jobs Website (, a hub for job seekers and employers to connect to fill jobs inthe tourism industry.  From today:

  • Jobseekers can apply for the Work in Paradise Incentive Scheme: $1500 cash payment and a $250 Job Start Travel bonus
  • Jobseekers can search for jobs at our Work in Paradise Tourism and Hospitality Jobs website
  • Employers can upload their jobs to the website for free and connect with jobseekers.

As an added incentive, there is a $200 Work in Paradise Flight Centre holiday voucher for the first 1000 Job Start Travel Bonus recipients to spend on a tourism experience or attraction anywhere in Queensland. As part of our work to help people find accommodation, the Queensland Government have partnered with Airbnb, Hostelworld, JUCY and YHA to deliver easy to find accommodation information and discount deals.

Work in Paradise builds on our $860 million in significant support for the tourism industry inresponse to the pandemic, which includes industry support and relief measures, the Holiday Dollars program and the Good to Go campaign to stimulate tourism where it’s needed most. It showcases the breadth of roles in tourism and how it is a great place to work and build a career, as well as the amazing diversity and beauty of our regions.

More information: 

Discover Launch

Discover Launch

Discover Launch

Tuesday May 25th, 11:00 am

Please join us  to officially launch the new edition of the Atherton  Tablelands Visitors Guide and our newest publication, the ​Atherton Tablelands Touring Map.

Tuesday 25th May, 11:00 am
Kur-Cow Farm Kuranda

This is a great opportunity to see the new publications, hear about the campaign activity underway and network with fellow members.

Host a Member Event

Host a Member Event


Member networking functions provide a fantastic opportunity for the host business to showcase their product or service.

Exposing your business to other members is an excellent way for them to experience what you do and recommend you to the thousands of visitors to our region.

The following guidleines will help you to decide if you can meet the requirements for hosting a member networking function and to allow you to plan ahead to ensure that the event is a success.


Catering: It is the responsibility of the host business to provide catering of finger food for the event

Beverages: Provide beverages at hospitality prices or less (or even free of charge)

Insurance: It is a requirement that the host venue be covered by Third Party & Public Liability Insurance in order to host the event.

Invitations: Invitations will be prepared and distributed by Tourism Atherton Tablelands to our members and stakeholder list. The invitation will include an online RSVP portal. Confirmed numbers will be emailed to the host 5 days prior to the date of the event. Please ensure you have provided Tourism Atherton Tablelands with your current logo which will be included on the invitations.

Day/Time: Generally, events will be organised to occur the 4th Tuesday of each month however this may be changed due to other regional events or peak tourism periods. The time of the event will vary each month and all member networking events will be no longer than 2 hours.


Event Format:

1.  Welcome to members and thank you to host business, by Tourism Atherton Tablelands

2. Welcome and presentation from host business

3. Welcome to new members and presentation (maximum of 5)
– New members will be contacted prior to the event by Tourism Atherton Tablelands and invited to provide a 2 minute presentation on their product and services.

4. Update from Tourism Atherton Tablelands

5. Other new business (if applicable)

6. Announcement of location of next networking event

7. Networking

TTNQ Membership

TTNQ Membership

TTNQ Ambassador of Tourism Membership

FREE TTNQ Ambassador of Tourism Membership

Membership comes in many forms but ultimately, we are on this tourism journey together. The more that we unite and build an innovative community, the more we can shift conversation and visitation towards the region. The benefits of supporting regional tourism are powerful and exciting. Furthermore, being a part of a dedicated community can connect you to opportunities that would not normally arise. If you do one thing in 2019, we ask you to review the value of being connected to the industry that binds us all to this region. We believe the more consolidated we are as industry, the greater the results we can achieve together.

TTNQ Ambassador of Tourism Membership (valued at $75.00) is free to financial members of Tourism Atherton Tablelands and not located within the Cairns Regional Council area.

Membership benefits include:

  • Receive invitations to TTNQ member networking functions
  • Media library access
  • Industry event invites including market updates from Tourism and Events Queensland, Tourism Australia and other industry bodies
  • Listing on destination and corporate website
  • Opportunity to submit key business announcements for inclusion in corporate newsletter (at the discretion of TTNQ)
  • RTO accreditation points towards Best of Queensland Experiences Program
  • Invitation to attend the TNQ Tourism Industry Excellence Awards
  • Invitation to attend the TNQ Marketing Conference





The Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) is a database of travel product. It enables tourism operators increased online exposure by delivering their product across ATDW’s growing distribution networks, such as:

To view the full list of current distributors visit the ATDW website.

There are many benefits to list on the ATDW:

  • You control your product listing information that is dispersed across various distribution channels
  • You only need to submit your product information once
  • It’s a simple and easy way to get your product listed on multiple websites, nationally and internationally
  • An extremely cost effective online distribution strategy
  • Increased exposure of your product.

To get listed, you can apply online via Tourism and Events Queensland myATDW website.

As a member of Tourism Atherton Tablelands, you will receive a $50.00 discount on the annual fee.  Contact to receive your code to take advantage of the discount.

Event listings and natural attractions are free and can be coordinated through Tourism Atherton Tablelands by using the New or update ATDW Product .

Quick Links:

2 Years FREE ATDW Listing

Membership with Tourism Atherton Tablelands also includes complimentary membership with our regional tourism body Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ).

To assist the industry to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, TTNQ in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland are offerring all members of TTNQ 2 years FREE ATDW listing.

We encourage all financial members of Tourism Atherton Tablelands to take advantage of the excellent opportunity.