Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2018

Gold Coast anticipates 600,000 for Commonwealth Games

Destination Gold Coast has been prepping for the major sporting event since 2011.

An aerial view of the sporting arena.

As the Commonwealth Games kicks off in Gold Coast today, the state tourism board braces for over 600,000 visitors to stream in over the next 11 days.

Adding to the figure are 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories who have arrived in the Sunshine State.

Destination Gold Coast has been prepping for the event since 2011, and are collaborating with Tourism Australia to maximise the international tourism-related...

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