Australia wins ‘Best Destination’ award in India
Australia was voted the ‘Best Country’ by Travel + Leisure magazine’s Indian readers at its annual award function in New Delhi last week. The accolade further confirms Australia’s position as one of the leading holiday destinations among Indian travellers. Australia welcomed 249,000 visitors from India who spent $1.15 billion for the 12 months to September 2016.
Signature Experiences of Australia target high value international travellers
Tourism Australia’s ongoing partnership with industry to promote outstanding tourism experiences within a variety of special interest categories is now known as the Signature Experiences of Australia program.
Tourism spending on the up and up
The latest National Visitor Survey which Australian tourists spent a record $61.7 billion for the year ending March 2017, an increase of $3.7 billion.
QLD Young Tourism Leaders
There’s never been a better time to launch a career in tourism. From hotels, resorts, transport and travel, tourist attractions and adventure tours – the possibilities are endless to build a successful, lifelong career.
New Festival of Sailing for the Whitsundays
Airlie Beach will host 12 yachts along with their skippers, international crews and supporters for the final stop of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race in January 2018.
Qantas names new Dreamliner fleet
More than 60,000 suggestions were put forward and 45,000 votes cast in selecting the names of Qantas' fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners that will fly routes including Perth to London and Melbourne to Los Angeles.
The latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Overseas Arrivals and Departures for Australia
Mona proposes new waterfront hotel
Founder of Mona, David Walsh has unveiled intentions for a 172 room, 5-star hotel on the museum’s current site in Berriedale, Tasmania.
Restaurant Australia - Australian Tourism
Tourism Australia has produced a series of videos showcasing tourism businesses from around the country who are great examples of Restaurant Australia.