Tourism spending on the up and up
The latest National Visitor Survey which Australian tourists spent a record $61.7 billion for the year ending March 2017, an increase of $3.7 billion. The figures were released by Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon. Steven Ciobo MP.
Combined with the record spending of international tourists for the same period, up five per cent to $39.8 billion, total spending by tourists reached a new record of $101.6 billion. Overall, the Australian tourism industry has achieved 70% of the growth required to reach the 2020 potential of at least $115 billion in overnight visitor spending by 2020. Tourism Australia has published an international tourism snapshot showing the impact of spend, visitation and aviation links.
Tourism Research Australia State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2016-17
Tourism Research Australia has released its latest State Tourism Satellite Accounts report which provides a comprehensive set of data outlining the value of tourism for all states and territories in Australia.
QTIC Salute to Excellence Awards
The QTIC Salute to Excellence Awards recognises Year 11 and 12 students that are under-taking or have recently completed vocational education and training in tourism, food and beverage and cookery.
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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QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network
The QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network, supported by The Star Entertainment Group, aims to support tourism employers to recruit and retain Indigenous employees. The Network is a group of volunteer tourism operators that have exhibited best practice in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employment.
Together with the Champions, QTIC have developed a range of resources for tourism operators, presented at numerous industry conferences, facilitated industry forums, provided tourism industry career path information to Indigenous students and job seekers, and identified Indigenous employment placements within the industry.
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More Chinese Tourists to Australia
China has overtaken New Zealand to become Australia's largest inbound visitor market for the first time.
Cookery & Wine Courses - sound like your thing?
Do you have a passion for food or wine? A chef or sommelier course will put you in the world of great taste.
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