Dan Tehan

Destinations

Singapore travel bubble delayed until end of 2021: Tourism Minister

Got a client who had their heart set on visiting Singapore soon? Best to send them a box of chocolates before breaking this news.

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Events

Tourism Minister kicks off ATE21

Tourism Australia’s largest annual travel trade event is well underway, with the arancini balls at the networking drinks proving a hit with Travel Weekly’s editor.

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Tourism

Tehan says Aussies aren’t spending enough on domestic tourism, hints cruising could resume mid-June

by Ali Coulton

The Tourism Minister is encouraging Aussies to “buy that extra beer”, so Travel Weekly’s editor has gone and purchased a case.

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Travel Agents

Here’s how much government grant money travel agents have been paid so far

Tourism Minister Dan Tehan has provided an update on just how much moolah has been paid out to travel agents as part of the government’s support package.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia urges Aussies to take an epic holiday in new $9m campaign

Australia’s fave power couple are back to spruik the country’s tourism offerings in a big, big way.

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Tourism

Federal government assembles expert panel to help drive tourism industry’s recovery

The government has channelled its inner Justice League to unite five tourism experts for a good old-fashioned brainstorm.

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Travel Agents

Next round of travel agent support program opens

Grab all your supporting docs and a calculator and head to the Austrade website, because the government’s second funding round is now in play.

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Travel Agents

REVEALED: All the details for round two of the government’s travel agent support program

An additional $130 million of government funding is up for grabs. Here’s how you can claim your share.

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Travel Agents

National party pushes for $400 fortnightly top-up for travel industry post-JobKeeper

The Nats have backed a plan to redirect $180 million in government funding to help the travel industry survive post-Jobkeeper.

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Destinations

New Zealand national party petitions for two-way bubble to begin “immediately”

It looks like New Zealand’s opposition leader wasn’t kidding around when she said she wanted quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand.

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Travel Agents

AFTA CEO meets with Tehan to discuss $130m agent relief funding

Darren Rudd and David Smith have dropped in on their mates in Canberra to chat about the second round of the COVID-19 Consumer Support Grant and to ensure the balance of round one is used appropriately.

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Destinations

Tehan looks to establish travel bubble and ‘quarantine gateway’ with Singapore

If this proposed bubble goes ahead, it could also open the door to travellers from other countries to come to Australia after completing a two-week quarantine stint in Singapore.

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