Tourism is booming - the facts speak for themselves
Australia’s visitor economy continues to go from strength to strength in 2016 with a strong performance in January's ABS figures.
The ABS Overseas Arrivals figures released this week confirm that 7.5 million people travelled to Australia in the 12 months to January 2016 - up 9.3 per cent on the previous year.
The sector is growing and it is an opportune time to start your career in a sector that will help sustain the country's economic growth into the future.
Why not examine some career pathway options at Discover Tourism and Discover Hospitality and kick start your career now.
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
HTN Apprentice Chef
Meet HTN Apprentice Abby Goodwin. Abby Goodwin entered the Proud to be a Chef Competition and was lucky enough to go to the Melbourne cook-off.
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.
International Tourism Survey
The latest International Visitor Survey results, released yesterday by TRA, show that international visitors increased 8% to 8.3 million; nights increased 3% to 269.2 million; and spend increased 6% to $42.3 billion. Read more
American foodies get a taste of Restaurant Australia
Tourism Australia and Visit Victoria showcased Australian food and wine at Los Angeles’ largest food festival in May, the Los Angeles Times Foodbowl.
Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts
The Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts 2016–17 are now available.
Gold Coast Tourism Week
The inaugural Gold Coast Tourism Week from 1-7 July will celebrate the significance of tourism to businesses and residents of the Gold Coast economically, culturally, socially and historically.
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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