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Qantas and Jetstar Unite to Revive North Queensland Tourism

Qantas and Jetstar Unite to Revive North Queensland Tourism
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In a bid to rejuvenate North Queensland’s tourism in the aftermath of ex-Tropical Cyclone Jasper, the Qantas Group has initiated an exclusive sale. 

Supported by the Australian and Queensland Governments along with Tourism and Events Queensland, this endeavour aims to aid local communities and tourism operators heavily impacted by recent adversities.

Discounted Fares Galore

A significant highlight of this initiative is the substantial price reduction, with domestic economy sale fares commencing at an enticing $99 one-way, marking up to a 50% reduction for Qantas flights.

Jetstar follows suit, offering up to 45% off and presenting sale fares starting as low as $79 one-way.

These exclusive rates encompass flights to and from most major capital cities, applicable for travel from mid-January through the end of March 2024.

Supporting Regional Recovery

Catriona Larritt, Qantas’ Chief Customer Officer, emphasised the crucial role of these reduced fares in aiding the recovery of Tropical North Queensland.

She expressed confidence that these discounted rates would inspire Australians to visit the region, providing a much-needed boost to local communities and businesses grappling with challenging circumstances.

A Call to Explore

Patricia O’Callaghan, CEO of Tourism and Events Queensland, lauded the initiative, highlighting its significance in supporting Northern Queensland’s recovery and compensating for lost revenue during the peak holiday season.

With offers as enticing as $129 flights from Qantas and $79 flights via Jetstar, Australians are presented with irresistible opportunities for an unforgettable Queensland holiday.

Embracing Possibilities

From indulging in a tropical oasis by the poolside to adventurous escapades such as snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, the allure of ancient rainforests, exploring vibrant local markets, and relishing world-class dining experiences, Cairns and its operators eagerly await the influx of visitors.

This collaborative effort by Qantas and Jetstar not only brings affordability but also promises an avenue for Australians to support and partake in the revival of North Queensland’s thriving tourism industry.