Tourism australia News
Australia's tourism investment pipeline
There were 204 projects in the tourism investment pipeline in 2016–17, valued at $37.8 billion according to Tourism Research Australia’s Tourism Investment Monitor 2017.
2017 R&CA Awards for Excellence - Pizza, Pub, Place Restaurants
R&CA’s Awards for Excellence program provides deserved recognition to those restaurants and caterers that excel in their field. The Savour Australia Hostplus Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that recognises exceptional service and culinary talent across Australia. It provides publicity for hospitality businesses, a chance to network with key suppliers, and acknowledges the achievements of hospitality staff.
Chef Jock Zonfrillo shares Aboriginal inspirations in Brazil
One of Australia’s top chefs, Jock Zonfrillo of Adelaide’s Orana restaurant, shared his Aboriginal inspirations at a four-day food festival hosted by Brazil’s top food publication, Prazeres da Mesa.
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.
Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur invites Indians on a culinary trip Down Under
More than 1.6 million people have tuned into Kunal Kapur’s seven-episode travelogue where he shares his recipe for a perfect Australian holiday.
Australia on show at Adventure Travel World Summit
Tourism Australia launched the second year of its partnership with the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) with a major sponsorship of the 2017 Adventure Travel World Summit in Salta, Argentina.
Tourism Australia's Annual Report
Tourism Australia has published its 2016/17 Annual Report providing a detailed overview of performance and case studies of international marketing activities.
Entertainment Tonight airs special Whitsundays segment
One of the top rating TV shows in the US, Entertainment Tonight (ET), aired a special segment on the Whitsundaysthis week with host Cameron Mathison visiting the region to showcase the multitude of experiences for visitors.