Australia on show at Adventure Travel World Summit
Tourism Australia launched the second year of its partnership with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) with a major sponsorship of the 2017 Adventure Travel World Summit in Salta, Argentina.
Tourism Australia and state and territory tourism representatives participated in media events and marketplace appointments with 850 buyers and industry to build Australia’s profile as an adventure destination.
Aboriginal Australia was featured including a special guest artist, Joanne Sissy Cooley, from Maraku Arts artist creating a dot painting throughout the conference with silent bid proceeds donated to ATTA’s Conservation Fund. John Daw, executive officer of Australian Wildlife Journeys, led a panel discussion of operators in the collection and Great Walks of Australia was also in attendance.
QLD Tourism Awards 2017
What an exciting night of celebration we had for #QTA17 proudly hosted by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) and presented by Queensland Airports Limited in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and Tourism Australia.
Restaurant Australia - best new restaurants to try
From the ambitiously artistic to the perennial crowd pleaser, the Australian dining scene has welcomed a horde of incredible new restaurants in recent months.
Butcher Aspire - put some meat on your career bones!
Interested in starting your butchery career? HTN is looking for individuals to undertake the HTN Aspire Program at Granville TAFE with the opportunity to score a butchery apprenticeship with HTN at the end.
, industry news
Visitor Arrivals still climbing
Short-term visitor arrivals during September 2017 (752,500 movements) increased 0.4% compared with August 2017 (749,700 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in July 2017 and 0.5% in August 2017.
QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network
The QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network, supported by The Star Entertainment Group, aims to support tourism employers to recruit and retain Indigenous employees. The Network is a group of volunteer tourism operators that have exhibited best practice in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employment.
Together with the Champions, QTIC have developed a range of resources for tourism operators, presented at numerous industry conferences, facilitated industry forums, provided tourism industry career path information to Indigenous students and job seekers, and identified Indigenous employment placements within the industry.
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Qantas Australian Tourism Awards
Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be held in Perth on Friday 23 February.
Tourism Industry says G’day as part of new UK campaign
Tourism Australia is asking industry to record themselves in a 4-5 second selfie-style video saying G’day to British travellers to form part of a new campaign in the UK called #24MillionMates.
ICC Sydney showcase
Tourism Australia has partnered with ICC Sydney to develop a new Virtual Reality showcase video giving international audiences a virtual tour through the venue.