Entertainment Tonight airs special Whitsundays segment
One of the top rating TV shows in the US, Entertainment Tonight (ET), aired a special segment on the Whitsundaysthis week with host Cameron Mathison visiting the region to showcase the multitude of experiences for visitors. Supported by Tourism Australia and Tourism and Events Queensland, ET’s coverage also aims to promote the region’s recovery following Cyclone Debbie.
Activities filmed include snorkelling Hardy Reef, a scenic helicopter flight over Heart Reef, a superyacht cruise to Whitehaven Beach for a picnic, a round of golf at Hamilton Island Golf Course, visiting the dingoes at WILD LIFE Hamilton Island and banana boating at Airlie Beach. The piece also touched on the region’s resilience and recovery in the wake of Cyclone Debbie.
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
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.
National Visitor Survey results
Tourism Research Australia released the latest National Visitor Survey reporting on domestic tourism the 12 months to June 2018.
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.
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.
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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