Double digit growth for international tourism Down Under
Australia welcomed 8.19 million international visitors for the year ending November 2016, up 11.3% compared to the previous 12 months, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. All of the key markets Tourism Australia targets recorded growth including a number with double digit increases: USA (+ 18.3%), China (+ 19.0%), Japan (+ 22.2%), Korea (+ 27.2%), Malaysia (+15.7), Singapore (+12.1%) and India (+ 11.5%). Find out more.
Government support for tourism businesses
Tourism Australia has published a list of Federal Government support available for Australian tourism businesses.
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
National Visitor Survey results
Tourism Research Australia released the latest National Visitor Survey reporting on domestic tourism the 12 months to June 2018.
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.
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.
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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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
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.