In the aftermath of Cyclone Jasper, communities in Queensland will be experiencing a downturn in tourism during the holiday season.

In the wake of these effects, tourism operators must look to the future and shore up their preparations for future cyclone seasons. Developing practical solutions and collaborating with other operators is crucial to continuing to mitigate damage and bolster the community in disaster recovery efforts.

Tourism is an important industry in Queensland, but the cyclone season coincides with the summer holiday season. As such, tourism operators are in a constant struggle to remain prepared and ensure that businesses can quickly recover and continue business during the holiday season.

Produced By: Steven Samaras

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 20 December 2023