Tourism is booming - the facts speak for themselves
Australia’s visitor economy continues to go from strength to strength in 2016 with a strong performance in January's ABS figures.
The ABS Overseas Arrivals figures released this week confirm that 7.5 million people travelled to Australia in the 12 months to January 2016 - up 9.3 per cent on the previous year.
The sector is growing and it is an opportune time to start your career in a sector that will help sustain the country's economic growth into the future.
Why not examine some career pathway options at Discover Tourism and Discover Hospitality and kick start your career now.
Tourism Industry says G’day as part of new UK campaign
Tourism Australia is asking industry to record themselves in a 4-5 second selfie-style video saying G’day to British travellers to form part of a new campaign in the UK called #24MillionMates.
Restaurant Australia - best new restaurants to try
From the ambitiously artistic to the perennial crowd pleaser, the Australian dining scene has welcomed a horde of incredible new restaurants in recent months.
QTIC Salute to Excellence Awards
The QTIC Salute to Excellence Awards recognises Year 11 and 12 students that are under-taking or have recently completed vocational education and training in tourism, food and beverage and cookery.
QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network
The QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network, supported by The Star Entertainment Group, aims to support tourism employers to recruit and retain Indigenous employees. The Network is a group of volunteer tourism operators that have exhibited best practice in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employment.
Together with the Champions, QTIC have developed a range of resources for tourism operators, presented at numerous industry conferences, facilitated industry forums, provided tourism industry career path information to Indigenous students and job seekers, and identified Indigenous employment placements within the industry.
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State of the Tourism Industry 2016-17
Why is tourism so important? In 2016–17, tourism contributed $55.3 billion to Australia’s economy and employed 598,200 people
Cookery & Wine Courses - sound like your thing?
Do you have a passion for food or wine? A chef or sommelier course will put you in the world of great taste.
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Tourism Awards, Conference and Grants
Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards to be held in Perth on Friday 23 February at the newly opened Optus Stadium.
R&CA to deliver Commonwealth Games mentoring program
Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) has today been announced as a successful tenderer in the Commonwealth Government’s $60 million Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) program.