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INDUSTRY NEWS

Australia wins 'Best Selling Destination' at US awards

Australia was the gold winner in the ‘Best Selling Destination Asia & Pacific’ category of Recommend Magazine’s Readers Choice Awards after the US Tour Operators Association (USTOA) Annual Conference & Marketplace in Arizona last week. Tourism Australia accepted the award and met with many of the 700 attendees whose combined annual sales exceed US$14.5 billion. Australia is also profiled on USTOA's ‘hot destinations’ list for 2017 and wholesalers at the event reported significant growth in business to Australia with positive forecasts ahead for 2017.

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International visitors to Australia - latest statistics

Australia welcomed 8.5 million international visitors in the 12 months to June 2017, up 8.9 per cent, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released yesterday.

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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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Funding open for Rural and Regional Events in NSW

Event organisers are being encouraged to apply for grants under the NSW Government’s 2018 Flagship Event Fund, with expressions of interest now open.

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Queensland Tourism Awards

The Queensland Tourism Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of the state's tourism industry, including individuals, businesses (industry operators) and events.

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International Tourism generating jobs

Tourism is confirmed as the unsung hero of the Australian economy with record international visitor numbers in year to June 2017

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Dreamtime 2017 - Registrations open

Registrations are open until Friday 25 August for Australian Industry to participate in Dreamtime 2017, Tourism Australia’s signature business events showcase.

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Survey data reveals Australian attitudes to tourism

Tourism Australia has published a summary report of a study it conducted in September 2016 into the perceptions held by Australian consumers with respect to the size and value of Australia’s tourism industry.

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Australia's culinary young guns recognised at awards

Tourism Australia was a sponsor of the Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards in Noosa this week celebrating the next generation of talented Australian chefs, waiters and restaurateurs.

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