Tourism Australia Managing Director Andrew McEvoy welcomed the decision by Fair Work Australia (FWA) to terminate all industrial action and allow Qantas to resume international and domestic operations.
Tourism Australia has signed a $10 million marketing deal with Jetstar aimed at boosting Japanese inbound tourism and further expanding brand Australia’s presence in Asia Pacific. The three year agreement runs to mid 2014 and will see Tourism Australia and Jetstar each contribute at least $1.6 million per year on joint marketing activities.
A diver has been killed in a suspected shark attack in Rottnest Island off the coast of Western Australia.
Speaking at the Australian Tourism Directions Conference in Canberra, David Scowsill, President and CEO of the World Travel&Tourism Council (WTTC) recognized Australia’s commitment to the promotion of travel and tourism, but attacked the carbon tax announced by the government.
Tourism Australia has appointed Ketchum Inc to manage public relations activities in the United States, Canada and Latin America for the next three years.
The Brandman Agency is pleased to announce Gold Coast Tourism as the newest addition to its travel and lifestyle portfolio.
Tourism Victoria has launched Road Trip Victoria, an exciting new online training programme and incentive that allows agents to improve their knowledge of the Australian state online in a fun and original way. Through a YouTube video, Road Trip Victoria follows local Tourism Victoria representatives in a bright red Mini Cooper visiting the state’s best and newest experiences.
Visitors to Tourism Australia’s award-winning website can now benefit from travel reviews and other helpful user-generated content, thanks to a new partnership with TripAdvisor. Under the agreement, TripAdvisor content relating to key Australian tourist destinations is available on Nothing Like Australia, with the content powered by the Australian Data Warehouse (ATDW).
Ningaloo Reef has gained an impressive reputation as one of Earth’s last ocean paradises.
Tourism Australia has launched a major advocacy campaign aimed at inspiring young people in the UK and other popular backpacking markets around the world to holiday Down Under.
The Board of Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) today announced Ms Kerrie Mather has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sydney Airport, effective 1 July 2011. Ms Mather will continue as CEO of MAp which holds a 74% interest in Sydney Airport.