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 and state and territory tourism representatives participated in media events and marketplace appointments with 850 buyers and industry to build Australia’s profile as an adventure destination.
Aboriginal Australia was featured including a special guest artist, Joanne Sissy Cooley, from Maraku Arts artist creating a dot painting throughout the conference with silent bid proceeds donated to ATTA’s Conservation Fund. John Daw, executive officer of Australian Wildlife Journeys, led a panel discussion of operators in the collection and Great Walks of Australia was also in attendance.
Tourism Research Australia State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2016-17
Tourism Research Australia has released its latest State Tourism Satellite Accounts report which provides a comprehensive set of data outlining the value of tourism for all states and territories in Australia.
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National Visitor Survey - Travel by Australians
The National Visitor Survey - Travel by Australians shows domestic tourism visitors in Australia were on the rise and spending more than ever
Butcher Aspire - put some meat on your career bones!
Interested in starting your butchery career? HTN is looking for individuals to undertake the HTN Aspire Program at Granville TAFE with the opportunity to score a butchery apprenticeship with HTN at the end.
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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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Australian tourism visitor spending reaches new heights
International visitor spending for the 12 month period ending December 2017 grew six per cent to reach a new high of $41.3 billion in 2017, representing an addition of $2.2 billion to the Australian economy.