Hadley Australia and Series Australia Pty Ltd are the leading quality theatre chair manufacturers in the southern hemisphere. The businesses work closely with architects, interior designers and…read more
New-look link for Cairns’ best entertainment
Entertainment lovers will be greeted with a brand new look and even better booking experience when they next log on to Cairns’ own ticketing website.
Ticketlink, operated by Cairns Regional Council, provides ticketing services for events held in a range of venues across Far North Queensland.
In response to a rapidly growing online customer base, Ticketlink’s website has been upgraded to provide visitors with improved functionality and a brand new look.
In the past 12 months, 61% of tickets purchased through Ticketlink were via the website. Of online visitors, 65% accessed the site via a mobile device.
Cairns Mayor Bob Manning explains “the majority of customers are accessing Ticketlink’s services online (and as) this will only increase in the future, it’s important that we are providing a website that meets the expectations of the community.”
Central to the upgrade is improved mobile responsiveness, ensuring that the site is easy to view and navigate from any size device.
It also features a simplified view that allows visitors to easily browse upcoming shows, find information about local venues, and see clear price guides for each event.
A clean, modern look has been adopted for the new website, with Ticketlink’s own logo also given a stylish refresh.
Mayor Manning said the upgrade came at a crucial time, as Council prepares for the opening of the Cairns Performing Arts Centre (CPAC) in 2018.
He added “this new venue is going to be the catalyst for a new world of performance opportunities to open up for Cairns.
“We are preparing for an increase in the volume and calibre of shows that we will be able to attract to Cairns, plus a ramping up of local production that are eager to feature on the new stage.
“The opening of CPAC will mean that Council alone will be operating three very different, but extremely high quality venues - being CPAC, Munro Martin Parklands and the Tanks Arts Centre. Add to that an upgraded CoCA and other smaller venues such as Rondo Theatre, and our city will boast a suite of performance venues that can cater for anything and everything that comes our way.
“It’s important that our primary ticketing access point reflects our commitment to enhancing our cultural identity.”
The new-look Ticketlink website offers the same high level of security and established ticketing software to protect customers using online payment methods.
Ticketlink was established in 1995 and commenced taking online bookings in 2002.
The web address remains unchanged; explore the new website at www.ticketlink.com.au
Lower image shows the planned auditorium of the Cairns Performing Arts Centre.
17th October 2017 - NEW CAIRNS PARKLANDS VENUE PROVES POPULAR
3rd October 2017 - CAIRNS MAYOR WELCOMES ELTON JOHN CONCERT SUCCESS
23rd August 2017 - CAIRNS’ MUNRO MARTIN PARKLANDS DELIVERS ON VISION
9th July 2017 - CAIRNS READY FOR A MONTH OF NATIONAL EVENTS
19th April 2017 - QPAC AND THE ROYAL BALLET TAKE DANCE INTO THE COMMUNITY
14th September 2015 - $65 MILLION CAIRNS ENTERTAINMENT PRECINCT PROPOSAL MOVES FORWARD
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Aflex Inflatables are the leaders for obstacle courses, pool toys, waterparks and land-based watersides and fitness runs. They are industry leaders offering the widest range of pool, lake and beach…read more
Ecoline is a highly experienced and skilled company that offers world-first technology in safety, protects the environment and provides a unique and challenging custom-made adventure and educational…read more
Established in 1994, Ceramic Solutions has excelled at the supply and installation of swimming pool tiles and equipment for the pool and leisure industry, with a focus on the needs of end-users. …read more
Recreation Management Software for managing all your program registrations, facility bookings, membership pass sales and Point of Sale; including detailed reporting, automated customer communication…read more
NovoFit is an exciting and dynamic new company born from two of Australia’s leading commercial fitness equipment suppliers. NovoFit combines over 45 years of industry expertise, delivering state…read more
Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!