Australia's youth campaign taking off
Australia’s push to encourage more young international travellers Down Under and take advantage of the country’s working holiday maker program is gathering momentum, with industry and travel partners lining up to get involved in Tourism Australia’s new $10m global youth campaign.
“This is the most comprehensive package of youth focused travel offers we’ve ever had in market at one time,” said John O’Sullivan, Tourism Australia’s Managing Director. Six state and territory tourism organisations are supporting Tourism Australia’s youth focus - Destination NSW, the South Australia Tourism Commission, Tourism and Events Queensland, Tourism Northern Territory, Tourism Western Australia and Visit Victoria.
Tourism Australia currently has active youth promotions in the UK, France, Ireland, Germany and Canada with Italy and the US to follow soon. .
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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.
Leisure market drives latest international tourism growth Down Under
Tourism Australia has published an international tourism snapshot featuring arrivals, spend and aviation data for the 12 months to June 2017 as well as a more extensive international market update delving into the current state of Australia’s international tourism
Tourism and Hotel Market Outlook
Australian tourism has had another 'remarkable year of growth' according to Deloitte Access Economics’ latest Tourism and Hotel Market Outlook report for the year to June 2017.
Regional wine tourism gets a boost
Export and Regional Wine Support Package, to support sustainable export growth and increased international wine tourism to Australia.
QTIC - Chef shortage forum
QTIC would like to invite Chefs and relevant Human Resource Managers to a forum to examine Queensland's growing demand for Chefs.
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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Australia's best new restaurants
This month, Australia’s best new restaurants champion excellent local produce through the sleek, modern Australian bistro.
Anthony Huckstep provides a wrap up of the dining experiences Australians are queuing up for, including a landmark Sydney opening and a Melbourne bar with a multimillion dollar makeover.
There’s nothing like Australia – especially when it comes to quality food and wine experiences
In response to the growing demand globally for food and wine as part of the travel experience, Tourism Australia’s There’s Nothing Like Australia campaign put the spotlight on Australia’s finest array of produce served in the most stunning locations in the world.