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INDUSTRY NEWS

Australian Tourism - Working Holiday Makers

Tourism Australia has launched a dedicated, tongue-in-cheek news channel serving up good news stories from across Australia as part of a new $5 million youth campaign.

Curated by youth for youth, Aussie News Today will share stories from across Australia, broadcasting them directly into the news feeds of millions of young people and potential travellers across the world.

Tourism Australia Managing Director John O’Sullivan said the new campaign would highlight many of the unique destinations and experiences available to youth travellers and working holiday makers in Australia. The campaign will initially focus on four of Australia’s largest youth markets -the UK, France, Germany and Italy–before being extended to other markets next year.

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Youth and Working Holiday Maker statistics


Youth travellers represent 25 per cent of all international visitor arrivals to Australia (2.1m) and 46 per cent of visitor spend (A$18.7bn). Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Steven Ciobo MP said that young travellers under 30 were a critically important part of Australia's visitor mix. “Many people underestimate just how important the youth market is for Australian tourism. Young travellers and working holiday makers stay longer, disperse more widely throughout our country and ultimately spend more than most other travel segments,” Minister Ciobo said. Tourism Australia has also published infographics on the size and value of the general youthand Working Holiday Maker markets. Find out more about Tourism Australia's strategic focus on the youth market.

INDUSTRY NEWS

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.

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CAREERS

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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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.

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NSW Seafood Survey - can you help?
INDUSTRY NEWS

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.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

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.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

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.

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Australian Tourism Awards
INDUSTRY NEWS

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.

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DISCOVER TOURISM

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.

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