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.
Australian golf courses in exclusive World top 100 list
Seven Australian Courses have this year been name in the exclusive World top 100 list by US Golf Magazine.
Chef Jock Zonfrillo shares Aboriginal inspirations in Brazil
One of Australia’s top chefs, Jock Zonfrillo of Adelaide’s Orana restaurant, shared his Aboriginal inspirations at a four-day food festival hosted by Brazil’s top food publication, Prazeres da Mesa.
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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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.
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.
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.
Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur invites Indians on a culinary trip Down Under
More than 1.6 million people have tuned into Kunal Kapur’s seven-episode travelogue where he shares his recipe for a perfect Australian holiday.
New campaign with Qantas kicks off in Japan
Tourism Australia and Qantas have kicked off a new joint marketing campaign in Japan to promote the airline’s new service between Kansai (Osaka) and Sydney commencing on 14 December as well as their existing services between Tokyo and Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.