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INDUSTRY NEWS

Visitor arrivals are up - career prospects are up - tourism's booming

For an overview of the international visitor arrivals and expenditure results for year ending 31 December 2015, download the International Tourism Snapshot 2015. For the latest arrivals figures, see below.


Latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 'Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, April 2016'.

Visitor arrival highlights for April 2016



  • There were 610,800 visitor arrivals during April 2016, an increase of 10.6 per cent relative to the same period of the previous year.

  • This brings us to 7.72 million visitor arrivals for year ending April 2016, an increase of 9.1 per cent relative to the previous year. This represents an extra 644,000 visitors on the previous year.

  • Leisure arrivals (Holiday + VFR) continued to drive international arrivals growth, with an increase of 11.8 per cent over the 12 month period. Business travel is showing signs of softening, with declines of 5.6 per cent for the same period.

CAREERS

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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COMPETITIONS

2017 R&CA Awards for Excellence - Finalists List - Breakfast Restaurant

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.

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Australia's best new restaurants

This month, Australia’s best new restaurants champion excellent local produce through the sleek, modern Australian bistro.

Anthony Huckstep provides a wrap up of the dining experiences Australians are queuing up for, including a landmark Sydney opening and a Melbourne bar with a multimillion dollar makeover.

COMPETITIONS

2017 R&CA Awards for Excellence - Finalists List - Burger Bar / Cafe Dining / Chinese Restaurant

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.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Friends of Australia

Tourism Australia has published a new video outlining the recent achievements of its Friends of Australia program.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Tourism Awards

In the lead up to the Australian Tourism Awards, States are holding their own awards in November.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Invitation Youth Jobs PaTH event

You are invited to join us for drinks and canapés to discuss the future of recruitment and retention in the Hospitality/Tourism Sector, employment incentives and best practice initiatives.

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Australian Tourism - Working Holiday Makers

Tourism Australia has launched a dedicated, tongue-in-cheek news channel serving up good news stories from across Australia as part of a new $5 million youth campaign.

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