Investment in Marketing creates accommodation industry jobs
The accommodation industry is set to benefit from the tourism marketing initiative which has seen many London taxis transformed into mini, moving billboards promoting Australia and the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
The industry welcomes the initiative which comes as new figures are released which show strong growth in the number of international visitors to Australia.
"The Accommodation Association supports the latest efforts by Minister Ciobo to raise awareness about Australia as an international visitor destination in London," said the Association's Chief Executive Officer, Richard Munro. "The battle to capture more of the international visitor market in a place like London is very intense, with the easy and cheaper decision for many consumers in the UK being a short trip to continental Europe or to the United States, both of which are a relatively short flight from London.
Newcastle's new coffee cellar door unveiled
Peaberrys Coffee Roasters in Newcastle has recently unveiled a cellar door, offering a full education experience about bean types and roasting techniques whilst tasting their home-created blends.
Abrolhos Islands named as Australia’s newest Hope Spot
The Houtman Abrolhos Islands in Western Australia have been recognised as a ‘Hope Spot’ by ocean conservation organisation Mission Blue, joining 85 other sites globally and one other in Australia – Moreton Bay in Queensland.
Tourism Australia's Dreamtime 2017
Registrations are open until Friday 18 August for Australian Industry to participate in Dreamtime 2017, Tourism Australia’s signature business events showcase.
Tourism Forecasts 2017
Tourism Research Australia has published tourism forecasts up to 2026–27
World-first partnership with BuzzFeed to target youth travellers
Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed Australia are on the hunt for the next generation of visual storytellers from around the world to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program,
Sydney and Melbourne recognised in T+L World's Best Awards
Sydney earned a number one spot in this year's prestigious Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards in New York in August.
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
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.