BuzzFeed foodies showcase Australia’s culinary diversity
Australia’s gastronomic delights feature in three episodes of BuzzFeed’s hit show ‘Worth It’, episodes of which have previously reached more than 10 million views from around the world.
Supported by Tourism Australia’s media hosting program, the show’s stars visited Sydney’s Fish Market, Cirrus, Rockpool and Clovelly Hotel, as well as Victoria’s wine regions and Melbourne’s Silks and Donovan's. In the show, foodies Steven Lim and Andrew Ilnyckyj, along with their cameraman Adam Bianchi, try delicious foods at three price points: affordable, middle tier, and luxury.
The first Australian episode premiered on Sunday 10 September. The release of the three episodes comes ahead of Tourism Australia’s new partnership with BuzzFeed as part of a global youth campaign launching on 6 October.
R&CA to deliver Commonwealth Games mentoring program
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) has today been announced as a successful tenderer in the Commonwealth Government’s $60 million Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) program.
State of the Tourism Industry 2016-17
Why is tourism so important? In 2016–17, tourism contributed $55.3 billion to Australia’s economy and employed 598,200 people
QTIC Salute to Excellence Awards
The QTIC Salute to Excellence Awards recognises Year 11 and 12 students that are under-taking or have recently completed vocational education and training in tourism, food and beverage and cookery.
Tourism Awards, Conference and Grants
Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be held in Perth on Friday 23 February at the newly opened Optus Stadium.
Tourism Industry says G’day as part of new UK campaign
Tourism Australia is asking industry to record themselves in a 4-5 second selfie-style video saying G’day to British travellers to form part of a new campaign in the UK called #24MillionMates.
Cookery & Wine Courses - sound like your thing?
Do you have a passion for food or wine? A chef or sommelier course will put you in the world of great taste.
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Butcher Aspire - put some meat on your career bones!
Interested in starting your butchery career? HTN is looking for individuals to undertake the HTN Aspire Program at Granville TAFE with the opportunity to score a butchery apprenticeship with HTN at the end.
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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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