Showcasing the best of Oz in the USA
The 2017 program for Australia’s premiere public, cultural and economic diplomacy initiative in the United States, G'Day USA, was launched by Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP and Qantas CEO Alan Joyce.
Three of Australia’s most talented tourism businesses will be going to LA for the G’Day USA Gala on 28 January as part of a competition by Tourism Australia and Qantas to select the best social content shared by the industry in 2016.
The competition will choose winners across three categories - best video, best photo, and most viral content – whose content will be shown at the LA Gala.
Youth and Working Holiday Maker tourists
Tourism Australia has produced two new infographics on the Youth and Working Holiday Maker segments.
Australia celebrates success in Canada
Tourism Australia celebrated double digit growth in arrivals from Canada - up 13% for the year to date
Tourism in Australia continues breaking records
Short-term visitor arrivals during April 2017 (727,600 movements) increased 0.8% compared with March 2017 (722,200 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.7% in February 2017 and March 2017.
The current trend estimate for arrivals is 7.7% higher than in April 2016. During April 2017, short-term visitor arrivals (746,700 movements) increased 4.7% compared with March 2017 (712,900 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.2% in February 2017 followed by a monthly decrease of 0.4% in March 2017.
There were 701,300 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in April 2017.
VIEW DETAILED STATS HERE
Matt Wright - Friends of Australia Tourism Ambassador
Outback Wrangler Matt Wright has joined Tourism Australia's ambassador network, Friends of Australia, to help promote Australia as a travel destination.
Applications for Tourism Australia’s Advance Program now open
The Australian business events industry is invited to submit applications for Tourism Australia’s Advance Program
Restaurant Australia - Australian Tourism
Tourism Australia has produced a series of videos showcasing tourism businesses from around the country who are great examples of Restaurant Australia.
Tourism Research Australia - International Visitor Survey
The International Visitor Survey results for the year ending March 2017 are now available on the Tourism Research Australia website
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.