Lifetime Achiever - Ben Willis - Savouring his moment
Meet Ben Willis. Ben is the owner and operator of Aubergine Restaurant and Temporada in the nations capital - Canberra. After travelling and perfecting his craft overseas for the best part of a decade, Ben returned back to Canberra in 2008, firmly making his mark on the ACT dining scene. Over the years Ben, his team and his restaurants have received countless awards and accolades.
Ben was recently announced as the 2016 ACT Lifetime Achiever at the 2016 ACT Savour Australia HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence. Congratulations on all your achievements Ben!
Photo Credit: traveller.com.au
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.
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
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.
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.
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.