The Burnett River provides a stunning backdrop to the city of Bundaberg. Photo contributed by Tourism Queensland
The Burnett River provides a stunning backdrop to the city of Bundaberg. Photo contributed by Tourism Queensland Paul Ewart

Bundaberg promotional video viewed almost 18,000 times

A NEW promotional video showcasing Bundaberg has been watched almost 18,000 times.

Bundaberg Regional Council and Bundaberg North Burnett Tourism (BNBT) have thanked the local community for supporting a new campaign to showcase the Bundaberg region worldwide.

Acting Mayor David Batt said the promotional video launched last week has already been watched 17,755 times, thanks to locals sharing it through their social media sites.

"Latest statistics show that the video has been viewed 14,451 times on Facebook and 3214 times via YouTube.  It has been shared via council's Facebook page by hundreds of people, receiving 1247 likes, comments and shares," Cr Batt said.

"This is a great result and I thank the people of the Bundaberg region for getting behind this important marketing campaign.

"The video has been viewed by people across the globe with 1599 of the views on YouTube from people located in the United States, representing 50% of YouTube views.  Australia was the second highest viewing location on 33%, followed by Canada representing 7.8% of views."

Council economic development and tourism spokesman Greg Barnes said the campaign has been successful in spreading the message that the Bundaberg region was a great place in which to live, play, work and invest.

"It's great to see the community get behind this campaign to spread the word that our region is open for business and primed for substantial economic development," Cr Barnes said.     

BNBT general manager Katherine Mergard said Live, Play, Work Invest - Bundaberg Region had proven successful in marketing the region to families, travellers, professionals and investors across the globe.

To view the video, visit council's YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/BundabergRC or the Council website: www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au



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