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About Us

Our Organisation

Bowen Tourism and Business is a not for profit organization whose main role is to promote and showcase our beautiful region and its businesses.
Bowen Tourism and Business operates two information outlets in Bowen - the fully acreditted 'Big Mango' Information Centre on the Bruce Hwy south of Bowen, and the 'Front Beach Booth' on Bowen's foreshore. 

BTB provide professional information and booking services, souvenir and local merchandise retail, destination marketing for our region and membership support.

Our Team

Bowen Tourism & Business is a not-for-profit organisation; led by a board of elected committee members.

2019/20 Chair Report 

Our Board

Chloe Bauer - Birds Fish Bar at Bowen Fishermans Seafood Co.
Emily Harvey - Filby's Motors
Jenn Honnery - J&J Organic Pride
Adrian Lawson - Whitsunday Paradise Estate
Kyli McCrae - McCrae Property Pty Ltd
Kerry Meier - Floral Notes
Ruth Morton - Individual Member
David Patton - The Cafe at Horseshoe Bay

Invited Representatives:

Cr Michael Brunker - Whitsunday Regional Council

Natassia Wheeler - Tourism Whitsundays

Sharon Williams - Bowen Chamber of Commerce

Our Staff

Leanne Abernethy - Sales & Marketing Manager

Glenn Womal - Membership & Sales Assistant

Susan Milligan- Sales & Marketing Assistant

Ellie Palmero – Sales Consultant

Melissa Beuzeville - Sales Consultant

Our volunteers

George Tracey, Marg Hurst, Pam Skinner, Janice Germain, Marie Bailey, Marty Vanderwerff, Lorraine Rowan, Steve Fisher, Anne Mason, Vivian & Kevin Clark, Kym & Warren Hubner, Anne & Mark Steen, Doug Connors, Ruthie Carter-Crump, Dawn Head, Wendy Jensen, Paul Milligan & Judith Potts.


Bowen Tourism and Business represents various businesses and organisations throughout the region, as well as some tourist businesses along the Queensland coast. Our member database is forever growing and we are continuously welcoming new members. Being a Bowen Tourism and Business member offers a number of benefits. We can assist with your promotional needs, such as allowing you to freely promote through our monthly newsletters and website updates, you will receive invitations to our networking function and also have the chance to host your own, there are exclusive signage opportunities at our award winning information centre.
Without our members, Bowen Tourism & Business would not be sustainable, hence we do everything in our power to promote, recommend and build a strong working partnership with our members.

If you would like further information on becoming a member of Bowen Tourism & Business, please click here.  

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