Membership Signup

Tourism Noosa membership delivers great value for money, connecting you with over 640 members and providing access to a huge range of benefits and support.

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FIND OUT MORE IN OUR MEMBERSHIP PROSPECTUS HERE , OUR MEMBERSHIP VIDEO HERE OR SEE BENEFITS, RATES AND APPLICATION FORM BELOW.

MEMBERSHIP ENTITLES YOU TO THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

Marketing

  • Book subsidised, affordable advertising as part of our cooperative marketing program across national print, digital and social media platforms to reach your target audience.
  • Promote your business with special offers on our new visitnoosa.com.au website, the call to action for our digital and print marketing, with 100,000+ page views each month.
  • Feature your business all year round on visitnoosa.com.au with images, information, your social media and contact details, and a location marker and booking functionality.
  • Be featured in consumer e-newsletters sent to 23,000+ database across Australia and internationally.
  • Connect with our Instagram (121,000+ followers) and Facebook (59,000+ followers).
  • Opportunity to be featured in blog posts and website guides/itineraries.
  • Opportunity to advertise in the Noosa Holiday Guide, available nationally; and free listings in Festive Season and School Holiday Guides where applicable.
  • Receive online bookings through the Bookeasy platform on visitnoosa.com.au.
  • Access to our Noosa image and video gallery.
  • Opportunity for relevant businesses to participate in our Media Hosting Program with qualified media.
  • Access to brand-aligned marketing tools in line with advertising campaigns.
  • Display the ‘Member of Tourism Noosa’ sticker and logo to show your involvement in one of Qld’s largest tourism industry bodies

Communication

  • Receive the latest local, state and national tourism industry news and opportunities in our weekly members’ newsletters.
  • Your business included in This Week in Noosa newsletter and online, where applicable.
  • Your news/articles featured for free in the Member Connect (business-to-business) online platform.
  • Your news featured on the Tourism Noosa (industry) Facebook page, where applicable.
  • Access to Noosa statistics and visitor data.
  • Voting rights at the Tourism Noosa AGM.



Training and networking events

  • Invitation to monthly networking events to connect with tourism industry professionals.
  • Host a members’ networking event to showcase your business.
  • Participate in Tourism Noosa’s training programs, Welcome to Noosa and Noosa Eco Check at subsidised rates.
  • Subsidised training sessions on a range of topics including social media.
  • Bookeasy mentoring to improve your exposure to travellers.
  • Information forums for various industry sectors on a range of topics.
  • Access to the Plastic Free Noosa program and guidance to receive accreditation to reduce your plastic footprint.
  • Your introductory video posted on our industry Facebook page.
  • Tailored mentoring on industry programs for various sectors.
  • Connection to qualified and accredited programs and mentoring through wider tourism industry bodies.

Visitor Information Centre

  • Participation in the Visitor Information Centre business-to-consumer concierge service.
  • Present your product/businesses to volunteers and staff at monthly Buzz events.
  • Opportunity to display your brochure in our Noosa Visitor Information Centre, Hastings Street with thousands of visitors each month.
  • Have your product booked through our travel desk and online booking system.
  • Highly visible digital advertising opportunities to reach visitors on Hastings Street.
  • Profile your business with an activation at the visitor centre.

Being a member

MEMBERSHIP RATES:

Membership of Tourism Noosa provides businesses the opportunity to network and interact with other members, and to market to domestic and international visitors and trade.

Joining fee: $50 (once off)

Core Tourism Business Membership - $297 incl GST

This membership is for businesses that have direct interaction with visitors in Noosa.

This includes: Accommodation, experiences, Food and beverage, retail, weddings, wellness, events and the arts.

This level of membership includes a business listing on vistinoosa.com.au.

A listing on visitnoosa.com.au enables Tourism Noosa to promote the member across our entire digital space.

Tourism Services Membership - $187 incl GST

This membership is for businesses that support or provide a service to a core tourism operator – support services wishing to gain exposure to and engage with tourism operators.

Businesses may include training organisations, trades, professional services, digital suppliers, graphic designers, consultants, maintenance and others.

Out of Region members - $187 incl GST

All businesses trading outside of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa, Gympie and Fraser Coast regions.

Options are available for these members to display brochures in the Visitors Centre or have a presence on visitnoosa.com.au where relevant.

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

In addition to the membership benefits mentioned, members can select from the following options, allowing you to utilise benefits that you consider to be of value to your business.

Brochure display: Members are invited to take advantage of our prominent position in Hastings Street to promote their business in our high profile, high traffic areas. Each year our centre is visited by 160,000 visitors.

  • DL size brochure: $150.00 incl GST valid till 30 June 2023
  • A4 size brochure: $250.00 incl GST valid till 30 June 2023

Listing on visitnoosa.com.au: Our website achieves the number one organic ranking on Google for a range of search terms relating to a Noosa holiday and captures a vast number of visitors looking for information on the destination.

Our website features a wealth of information designed to inspire and help visitors plan their holiday to the Noosa region. The site includes sections on natural attractions, events, tours, activities, weddings and more.

A presence on visitnoosa.com.au will also enable Tourism Noosa to promote your business across our entire digital space

For Core Tourism Business Members, a visitnoosa listing is included in your membership. Further listings can be added.

Website listing: $110.00 incl GST valid till 30 June 2023


Travel Trade
Noosa is a well-regarded destination for global travel, which is achieved through trade distribution to overseas markets. Membership is available to committed trade ready members that pay appropriate commission levels. Export-ready product will receive expert support and
advice to increase international visitor market share through the following initiatives:
• Listing in the Noosa Trade Travel Planner
• Listing on the visitnoosa.com.au/trade microsite
• Invitation to trade-ready mentoring programs and workshops
• Representation at trade shows, missions and roadshows globally
• Opportunity to host trade familiarisations
• Trade marketing campaigns in key markets, including digital, social, media and marketing opportunities
• EDM inclusions to dedicated database
• Dedicated resource to increase availability of tradeready product in global distribution systems and itineraries
• Mentoring, training and expert advice and assistance

$250.00 incl GST valid till 30 June 2023

To register to become a member of Tourism Noosa, sign-up using the form below.

Please note that all member applications must go via the Tourism Noosa Board Directors for approval - please allow seven working days for this process.

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