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New partnership between Tourism Australia and Qantas





Minister Ciobo has welcomed the new marketing partnership between Tourism Australia and Qantas, which will see Australia's largest airline and national tourism organisation come together again to market Australia to the world.

The $20 million three year deal will see the two parties promote international travel to Australia with a focus on Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom. The combined expertise and resources of Tourism Australia and Qantas will help realise the growth potential of Australia's key international markets.

The partnership will help grow international inbound traffic and, importantly, improve dispersal across regional Australia.

The 2016 Tourism Investment Monitor by Tourism Research Australia found the value of aircraft under consideration, on order or under construction amounted to $28.2 billion. The Government’s policies are supporting this investment.

In the most recent Budget the Turnbull Government announced a record investment of $629 million for Tourism Australia over four years. Tourism Australia leverages the Government’s investment with commercial partnerships, including with 19 airlines. In 2015 commercial partnerships resulted in an additional $60 million for marketing Australia overseas.

International tourists spent $37.9 billion in Australia last year, with the tourism industry contributing $47.5 billion to GDP. The tourism industry is currently growing three times faster than the rest of the Australian economy. The tourism industry directly supports more than 580,000 Australian jobs.



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Signature Experiences of Australia target high value international travellers

Tourism Australia’s ongoing partnership with industry to promote outstanding tourism experiences within a variety of special interest categories is now known as the Signature Experiences of Australia program.

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QLD Young Tourism Leaders

There’s never been a better time to launch a career in tourism. From hotels, resorts, transport and travel, tourist attractions and adventure tours – the possibilities are endless to build a successful, lifelong career.

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Canberra Institute of Technology
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New Festival of Sailing for the Whitsundays

Airlie Beach will host 12 yachts along with their skippers, international crews and supporters for the final stop of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race in January 2018.

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Golden Horse Australia partners with Accor

Tourism Australia has welcomed the announcement of Golden Horse Australia’s partnership with Accor to manage a $60 million new-build luxury hotel at the Links Hope Island Golf Course property on the Gold Coast.

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Mona proposes new waterfront hotel

Founder of Mona, David Walsh has unveiled intentions for a 172 room, 5-star hotel on the museum’s current site in Berriedale, Tasmania.

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Australian Tourism Awards
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The latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Overseas Arrivals and Departures for Australia

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Qantas names new Dreamliner fleet

More than 60,000 suggestions were put forward and 45,000 votes cast in selecting the names of Qantas' fleet of eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners that will fly routes including Perth to London and Melbourne to Los Angeles.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Tourism spending on the up and up

The latest National Visitor Survey which Australian tourists spent a record $61.7 billion for the year ending March 2017, an increase of $3.7 billion.

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