Australian Stories - 11 September 2014

In the news this week - The Hurley Australian Open of Surfing returns, South Australia unveils road trips, Matt Moran to open restaurant at Barangaroo, The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015, Accor and Action Hotels announce largest ibis development in Australasia, New look for Oaks Oasis, Caloundra and more.

Essentials 10 September 2014

Essentials this week… | TA takes ice bucket challenge | Travel app for Brits | Amazing Aussie Adventure | Accomm industry JV | New work/holiday agreement | July visitor arrivals | and more…

Australian tourism open for investment

This updated video showcases the tourism investment opportunity in Australia and the state of play from government, private and investor perspectives.

Working with Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia has published a series of short videos on the many ways tourism businesses can connect with the agency to benefit from its campaign activity, research, market data and more. The videos complement the more detailed 'Working with Tourism Australia' booklet.

Restaurant Australia

Tourism Australia is issuing a ‘Rally Cry’ for businesses and industry to share the stories behind their food and wine experiences as part of a new campaign push to put Australia at the top of the menu for international visitors. Industry can now share stories of their food, wine or beverage experiences at the campaign’s online hub

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'Restaurant Australia' rolls into France

Parisians will be able to experience a taste of Australia from a ‘Restaurant Australia’ food truck as it makes its way through the French capital over the next few weeks.

The Asian Cup 'is about to get more beautiful'

Tourism Australia commenced filming of a new ad on Queensland’s Gold Coast last week as part of its marketing efforts around next year’s Asian Cup, which is to be hosted in Australia.

Markets and Statistics



To achieve the Tourism 2020 Strategy, Tourism Australia will focus the majority of its global marketing resources on markets which represent the greatest potential for tourism growth to 2020.



Tourism Australia provides research services to the industry through consumer and market insights, plus tourism, aviation and economic analysis. We are responsible for identifying and understanding the needs and drives for consumer segments that give the greatest return on investment.

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