Setting up a Tourism Business in Logan

Starting a Tourism Business in Logan

The Fundamentals

Whether you’re considering expanding an established tourism business or embarking on a fresh journey, commencing with a solid base of knowledge is essential!

See great resources from Business Queensland and the Australian Government below, providing you with the perfect checklist to ensure you have all of the fundamentals of a great business!

Within the Logan Office of Economic Development (LOED) we also can connect you with Councils Small Business Advisor to learn more about how to start a new business. 

Investment Support

Logan Office of Economic Development provides facilitation services to potential investors including:

  • Assistance with site selection and site visits
  • Information on market trends
  • Assistance with the development application process
  • Coordinated one-stop-shop assistance for major projects
  • Introductions to local companies and service providers
  • Facilitation of meetings with key local and state tourism stakeholders
  • Situation Analysis, experience development and Destination Marketing

Logan’s economy is diverse and our team has a range of expertise that can be called upon to help you on your investment journey in Logan. You can learn more and get in touch here.

Investment Incentives: 

Take advantage of Logan City Council’s services and incentives and fast-track your new development. From the Investment Attraction Incentive Fund (IAIF) and various Infrastructure Charges Deferrals, if your business meets the criteria, you could be eligible for these incentives. Learn more by clicking below.

Tourism Regulations

To set up a successful tourism business, you must check that your business meets all local and state regulations that apply to you.

Thanks to the Queensland Government, they have created a Business Launchpad which is a digital tool designed to simplify the exploration of licenses, permits, and regulatory details customised to your specific business requirements, saving you both time and energy!

If you would like to learn more about the local laws, regulations, permits and licences, please get in contact with our tourism team here

Creating an Experience

When you are creating a tourism business, it is vital that you ensure that you are offering a product that is shareable and memorable. Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) offers amazing resources that highlights the importance of ‘transformational travel’. 

TEQ remains committed to assisting industry and event supporters in enhancing their expertise in experience design. This commitment includes developing resources like the Ultimate Transformational Experience Guide, offering mentorship and training initiatives, and showcasing exemplary practices in Experience Design.

Accessible Tourism

In an effort to enhance the accessibility and inclusivity of Queensland tourism businesses for all visitors, resources have been created by Get Skilled Access and TravAbility on behalf of the Department of Tourism, Innovation, and Sport. The Accessible Tourism Toolkit provides business within online learning videos, checklists and grants all to recognise the Year of Accessible Tourism which has been extended to 2024.

Sustainable Tourism

Tourism Australia serves as the Australian Government body tasked with encouraging global travellers to explore Australia for both leisure and business events, with the aim of promoting a sustainable tourism sector. In pursuit of this objective, Tourism Australia places significant emphasis on upholding and safeguarding the diverse cultures, scenic landscapes, and wildlife that contribute to Australia’s attractiveness as a destination. 

Discover more about the National Sustainability Framework for the Visitor Economy and the Sustainable Tourism Toolkit, collaborative initiatives developed by the Australian Government along with State and Territory governments. Explore how you can transform your business into a sustainable tourism venture by delving into these resources below.

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