Entertainment Tonight airs special Whitsundays segment
One of the top rating TV shows in the US, Entertainment Tonight (ET), aired a special segment on the Whitsundaysthis week with host Cameron Mathison visiting the region to showcase the multitude of experiences for visitors. Supported by Tourism Australia and Tourism and Events Queensland, ET’s coverage also aims to promote the region’s recovery following Cyclone Debbie.
Activities filmed include snorkelling Hardy Reef, a scenic helicopter flight over Heart Reef, a superyacht cruise to Whitehaven Beach for a picnic, a round of golf at Hamilton Island Golf Course, visiting the dingoes at WILD LIFE Hamilton Island and banana boating at Airlie Beach. The piece also touched on the region’s resilience and recovery in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.
Qantas Australian Tourism Awards
Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be held in Perth on Friday 23 February.
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.
Restaurant Australia - best new restaurants to try
From the ambitiously artistic to the perennial crowd pleaser, the Australian dining scene has welcomed a horde of incredible new restaurants in recent months.
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.
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.
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.
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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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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