Australia wins 'Best Selling Destination' at US awards
Australia was the gold winner in the ‘Best Selling Destination Asia & Pacific’ category of Recommend Magazine’s Readers Choice Awards after the US Tour Operators Association (USTOA) Annual Conference & Marketplace in Arizona last week. Tourism Australia accepted the award and met with many of the 700 attendees whose combined annual sales exceed US$14.5 billion. Australia is also profiled on USTOA's ‘hot destinations’ list for 2017 and wholesalers at the event reported significant growth in business to Australia with positive forecasts ahead for 2017.
New UnDiscover Australia campaign launches In South and South East Asia
Tourism Australia has launched a new A$10 million campaign targeting high value travellers in India, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia by showcasing unusual, unfamiliar and unexpected attractions and experiences.
National Visitor Survey results
Tourism Research Australia released the latest National Visitor Survey reporting on domestic tourism the 12 months to June 2018.
Tourism Research Australia - latest publications
A number of publications have been released in the last few months and are now available on the Tourism Research Australia website
Sculpture by the Sea at Bondi
Sculpture by the Sea returns to Sydney’s eastern beaches from 18 October – 4 November 2018. From Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach
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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Signature Experiences showcased to British trade and media
Tourism Australia hosted two events in London last week to update luxury travel sellers and media on Tourism Australia’s premium strategy and the Signature Experiences of Australia program.
Tourism Australia signs new strategic partnerships in China
Tourism Australia signed two strategic deals in China this week with Cathay Pacific Airways and Mafengwo.com, one of the top Chinese digital travel platforms.
Government support for tourism businesses
Tourism Australia has published a list of Federal Government support available for Australian tourism businesses.