Melbourne Food & Wine Festival announces MasterClass line-up
In the lead up to The 2017 World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival will host some of the world’s leading chefs in a special MasterClass event series from 1 - 2 April 2017.
Headlining chefs include Grant Achatz from Alinea (#15 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list), Gastón Acurio from Astrid & Gaston (#30) and Ashley Palmer-Watts from Dinner by Heston Blumenthal (#45). Find out more here.
Tourism Research Australia - latest publications
A number of publications have been released in the last few months and are now available on the Tourism Research Australia website
American foodies get a taste of Restaurant Australia
Tourism Australia and Visit Victoria showcased Australian food and wine at Los Angeles’ largest food festival in May, the Los Angeles Times Foodbowl.
HTN Apprentice Chef
Meet HTN Apprentice Abby Goodwin. Abby Goodwin entered the Proud to be a Chef Competition and was lucky enough to go to the Melbourne cook-off.
Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts
The Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts 2016–17 are now available.
International Tourism Survey
The latest International Visitor Survey results, released yesterday by TRA, show that international visitors increased 8% to 8.3 million; nights increased 3% to 269.2 million; and spend increased 6% to $42.3 billion. Read more
Tourism Australia signs new strategic partnerships in China
Tourism Australia signed two strategic deals in China this week with Cathay Pacific Airways and Mafengwo.com, one of the top Chinese digital travel platforms.
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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Gold Coast Tourism Week
The inaugural Gold Coast Tourism Week from 1-7 July will celebrate the significance of tourism to businesses and residents of the Gold Coast economically, culturally, socially and historically.