Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited

Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited (WMDL) is the Whitsunday region's peak economic development and tourism marketing agency. We facilitate our region's growth through attracting new business, investment and infrastructure, and marketing our region to visitors and potential new residents. WMDL was formed in 2012 by the merger of Enterprise Whitsundays and Tourism Whitsundays to form one strong economic development and destination marketing agency for the Whitsundays region. 

Our vision is that the Whitsundays be globally recognised as a vibrant, progressive community in which to live, work, play and invest with a regional economy that is diverse, sustainable and delivering long term benefits for the Whitsundays community.




About Us

Find out about WMDL. Meet the staff, board and strategic advisory groups, and what it is that we do. Find information on Corporate plans and reports, and how to become a member of Whitsundays Marketing and Development. Visit About Us...



Latest News


  • Whale Watching Tours Launch in the Whitsundays
    Visitors to the Whitsundays will soon be able to get up close with humpback whales with new whale watching tours launching this season. Ocean Dynamics will commence whale watching tours in the Whitsun...
  • New Innovative Leadership Program for the Whitsundays
    Expressions of interest are now open for a new, innovative leadership program delivered right across the Whitsundays. Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited (WMDL) is seeking business owners an...
  • Busy Easter Weekend Ahead
    The Whitsundays is set to welcome visitors to celebrate Easter with solid bookings recorded across the region. Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited (WMDL) Executive Director Jeff Aquilina sai...
  • The Whitsundays Promoted in China
    Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited (WMDL) in partnership with six local tourism operators joined a delegation of tourism businesses to promote the Whitsundays on a week-long trade mission t...

    The Whitsunday Islands will form the stunning backdrop for a flotilla of paddlers and yachts as the ultimate Whitsunday Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Challenge kicks off in May 2015. Whitsunday Escape in part...
  • New Zealand Travel Trade Representatives Explore The Whitsundays

    Key product managers and travel agents from New Zealand are out and about in the Whitsundays as part of two familiarisation to explore all that it has to offer. The trade familiarisations are part of ...
  • Whitsundays Shines at Queensland Tourism Awards

    Nine Whitsundays tourism businesses have been awarded for their outstanding achievements and contribution to the Queensland tourism industry at the 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards held in Brisbane on F...
  • New Destination Tourism Manager for the Whitsundasys

    Whitsundays Marketing and Development Limited (WMDL) is excited to announce the commencement of Rebecca Nicol in the role as Destination Tourism Manager. WMDL Executive Director Jeff Aquilina said Ms ...


Upcoming Events

Small Business Lunch Box session - Bowen  

14 April 2015

PCYC, Bowen


WMDL Networking Night

16 April 2015

Fish D'Vine, Airlie Beach



Whitsundays Marketing and Development is proudly supported by:


Whitsunday Regional Council                             

Learn more about WMDL's supporters