International travel trade comes together at ATE18
20 April 2018
Adelaide turned on an incredible welcome for over 2,200 delegates from across the country and more than 30 international tourism markets at the Australian Tourism Exchange 2018 from 15 to 19 April.
Additionally, over 80 international and Australian media attended the ATE media program which also gave Tourism Australia an opportunity to provide an update on it’s international activity over the last year.
Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, and South Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon David Ridgway MLC, visited the trade show and met with delegates.
See and share photos from throughout the event on the official ATE18 image gallery.
Perth will be showcased as the host of the 40th annual Australian Tourism Exchange in April 2019.
Minister Ciobo said Perth was set to benefit from an immediate injection of visitors attending ATE and over the longer term attract more international visitors.
“No other event provides the same opportunity for Australian tourism businesses to personally connect with tourism buyers from all over the world,” he said.
Western Australian Minister for Tourism, the Hon Paul Papalia said Perth is perfectly positioned to host ATE19 as the unprecedented hotel and event infrastructure development in WA’s cosmopolitan capital comes to fruition.