Global tourism and destination industry news site Skift, has named Tourism Australia’s Australia.com as one of the 25 best tourism websites in the world.
Tourism Australia welcomes the reappointment of The Hon Steven Ciobo MP as the Minister representing the tourism sector in the federal cabinet. Minister Ciobo retains his portfolio with the new title: Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.
Tourism Australia, in partnership with State and Territory Tourism Organisations, have announced the dates for the fifth annual Australia Tourism Summit and Australia Marketplace for 2017.
A program offered to Bachelor of Commerce students at the University of Melbourne has selected four students to spend two weeks at Tourism Australia in Seoul.
Tourism Australia has released new video content showcasing Aboriginal tourism experiences and behind-the-scenes footage of Tourism Australia’s film Aboriginal Australia: Our Country is Waiting for You, to coincide with NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week 2016.
Australia welcomed 542,000 international visitor arrivals during May, an increase of 11.4 per cent, and the fifth consecutive month of double-digit growth in international visitor arrivals this year.
Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand have deepened their commercial relationship, signing a new marketing agreement aimed at promoting Australian tourism within key markets served by New Zealand’s long haul carrier.
Around 100 leading New Zealand business event planners and corporate clients gathered in Auckland on 29 June for a special event to learn more about Australia’s capabilities as a business events and incentive travel destination.
Tourism Australia in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland has entered a new deal with Korean airline Jin Air in Seoul today to secure a new seasonal service to Cairns.
One of Tourism Australia’s most innovative recent tourism campaigns has received international recognition at this year’s prestigious Cannes Lions Advertising Awards. Tourism Australia picked up three awards for its GIGA Selfie promotion, which involved the world’s largest selfie service being offered to travellers in two of the country’s most popular and iconic destinations.
Tourism Australia and global online travel agency Expedia have launched a major new digital advertising campaign enticing consumers in the United States and the United Kingdom to visit Australia.
Tourism Australia has partnered with Korea’s leading telecommunications service provider KT, to launch a new 360 digital campaign, forecast to reach over 10 million Koreans.
Following the announcement that Melbourne will be hosting the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards in 2017, the global media have responded.
To celebrate Australia’s hosting of the 2017 edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards, Tourism Australia flew four of the country’s top chefs to New York to provide a taste of what the world’s finest chefs and food and wine media can expect when they come to Australia next year.
Figures released today by Tourism Research Australia(TRA), reveal a continuation of strong growth in domestic travel, with overnight expenditure up five per cent to $58.3 billion for the March 2016 year end.
Several people received awards related to tourism in the Queen’s Birthday 2016 Honours list on Monday 13 June.
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Tourism Australia have today announced in New York that Melbourne, Australia will be the host destination for the prestigious awards in 2017.
Japanese visitors to Australia were up almost 50 per cent and Chinese visitors up almost a third in April compared to the same month in 2015 according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures.
Millions of Chris Hemsworth fans on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook will be able to follow the actor and his family on a recent famil trip throughout Australia, as part of a Tourism Australia campaign to encourage more international travellers to book an Australian holiday.
International visitor spending continues to register record growth reaching $38 billion for the 12 months to the end of March this year, up 17 per cent or $5.4 billion over the period according to the latest International Visitor Survey conducted by Tourism Research Australia.
Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, opens today and runs until 18 June, 2016.The festival is expected to attract over 1.7 million people.
The Gold Coast turned on the sunshine and rolled out the red carpet for the 37th annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) on the Gold Coast last week.
Australia’s stunning coast and delicious food will be showcased to millions of Australian and international TV viewers in an exciting new series fronted by two of Tourism Australia’s global Friends of Australia ambassadors.
More than 2,300 delegates attending the 2016 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE16) were treated to a warm Aussie welcome at the Gold Coast Events Centre last night by 'the voice' of Tourism Australia's latest ad, Chris Hemsworth.
Tourism Australia’s latest iteration of the aquatic and coastal campaign will showcase unique and varied fishing experiences.The hugely popular sport has been identified as the next big thing for marketing Australia, with research showing it to be an area of ‘untapped tourism potential’.
For the first time in its 37 year history, Tourism Australia’s annual business-to-business event for building future tourism opportunities for Australia - the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – takes place on the Gold Coast this week, bringing together more than 2,300 travel industry delegates from more than 30 countries.
The updated market profiles released today highlight market performance, the aviation landscape, planning and booking information sources and distribution for each of Tourism Australia’s target markets. In addition Tourism Australia has published in-depth consumer profiles for each market, giving more detailed insight into the most important factors for travellers when selecting a holiday destination.
Australia welcomed 754,600 visitor arrivals during March 2016, an increase of 11.6 per cent relative to the same period of the previous year, according to the latest statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Tourism Australia and STA Travel have launched a youth campaign in France encouraging travellers to create their ultimate list of Australia experiences.
Tourism Australia has kicked off its aquatic and coastal campaign in Hong Kong with a moving showroom on the streets.
Tourism Australia has been working with local industry in Canada to generate excitement about new routes and activities.
The response to the roll out of Tourism Australia’s new aquatic and coastal campaign in the United States is already exceeding expectations.
The winners of the recent Taste of Australia promotion - organised by Austrade to showcase the quality, taste, safety and counter-seasonal advantages of Australian food and beverages - were announced last week.
The 30th anniversary of the release of Crocodile Dundee is expected to provide a significant boost to tourism in Kakadu, where most of the film’s Australian scenes were shot.
Up to one hundred of the world's top extreme sports athletes will converge at one of Australia’s most iconic coastal destinations in May to film three days of adrenalin-fuelled fun and share their content with tens of millions of people around the world.
Tourism Australia’s latest marketing campaign launched in spectacular fashion in China this week, supported by a sophisticated web site optimised for the country’s millions of mobile phone users, as part of Australia’s largest ever trade delegation to China.
Tourism Australia’s innovative use of ‘Virtual Reality’ (VR) and 360 degree video is hitting the mark with consumers and travel sellers eager to get a more immersive experience of Australia’s best aquatic and coastal experiences.
Australia welcomed 796,700 international visitors during February 2016, an increase of just over 10 per cent compared to the previous year, as the country continues to see strong results from its long term ‘Tourism 2020’ strategy.
A group of 11 of Australia’s Indigenous Tourism Champions participated in a Roadshow in Europe during March 2016.
Tourism Australia and STA Travel have launched the first phase of a youth-focused campaign in the UK, My Aussie Adventure.