Darwin rolled out a warm welcome for the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards last Friday, bringing together outstanding tourism businesses from around the country in a celebration of the quality and diversity of Australian tourism.
Tourism Australia and Qantas are inviting the Australian tourism industry to submit their best social posts from 2016. Three of the top submissions will win a return trip for two to see their content featured on the big screen at the G’Day LA Gala dinner on 28 January 2017 in Los Angeles.
Tourism Australia and Air New Zealand have launched a new campaign promoting North American flight options to the airline’s Australian gateways.
Australia will once again be the focus of attention for international foodies next April when the 2017 list of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants is revealed in Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building.
The new three-year agreement involves a joint investment from Qantas and Tourism Australia to attract more international visitors to Australia, with a focus on the United States, Asia, the United Kingdom and Europe.
Strong growth in aviation projects, particularly new aircraft orders, has helped Australia’s tourism investment pipeline rocket to $59.8 billion (up $6.5 billion) for the year ending 2015.
Strong gains in international tourism will help Australia attain its Tourism 2020 growth target ($115 billion per year) for overnight visitor expenditure by the end of the decade.
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.
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.
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.