Tourism news in brief
The list of Australian batonbearers who participate in Queen’s Baton Relay for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has been announced. The first Qantas Dreamliner touched down in Sydney last week. Qantas will have eight Dreamliner in its fleet by the end of 2018 for long haul flying. Destination NSW has launched three new television commercials as part of its Sydney in Summercampaign. The Qantas Australian Tourism Awards will be held at the new Perth Stadium on Friday 23 February 2018. Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Canberra Region Tourism Awards on Friday 17 November at the National Museum of Australia. Tickets are on sale for the 2017 RACV Victorian Tourism Awards on Thursday 23 November at Palladiam Crown in Melbourne. Tickets are on sale for the 2017 South Australian Tourism Awards on Friday 10 November at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards on Friday 10 November at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Tickets are on sale for the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards on Thursday 16 November at the International Convention Centre Sydney. Registration is open for the Youth & Backpacker Travel Week Australia 2017 on Queensland's Gold Coast from Monday 6 November to Friday 10 November. Tourism Australia’s fourth annual Destination Australia Conference (DestAus18), the top tourism marketing conference Down Under, will be held in Melbourne on Thursday 15 March 2018. Register your interest for DestAus18.