Congratulations Mackay!

Mackay Airport sends a huge congratulations out to the city on being named Wotif Australian Town of the Year.

General Manager Rob Porter said that it is thanks to the combined efforts of many groups in the region such as Mackay Tourism Limited and Mackay Regional Council the city’s profile has boomed in recent times.

The Wotif index to determine their Town of the Year examined the affordability, demand, increased interest and the number of properties in each town or city available on

“Mackay Airport is proud to have contributed our part in promoting our region, all it’s hidden natural treasures and the 101 plus things there are for our visitors to do as part of their Mackay experience,” Mr Porter said.

“We’ve ramped up our social media activations to share the news of Mackay’s natural attractions, amazing fishing, awesome events and much more.”

“By working together the Mackay brand is definitely getting out there and recognition of the region as a destination in its own right is growing rapidly.”

“Congratulations also to Tas Webber and the team at Mackay Tourism Limited on the excellent visitor numbers for Mackay over the past year with growth achieved in every quarter.”

“We look forward to continued growth in the year to come as the region leverages its status as Wotif’s Australian Town of the Year.”