Dan Tehan

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Federal budget “fails the pub test” as financial support nixed for marketing spend leaves aviation and hospo behind

We assume the accompanying image encapsulates treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s response after reading what the travel industry had to say about his grand plan.

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Cruise

“Cruising is coming back to Queensland”: Palaszczuk, Carnival, and Princess reveal restart plans

The Queensland cruise industry is preparing itself for the biggest comeback since Steven Bradbury swooped by his fallen competitors in 2002.

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Travel Agents

Agents to receive $75.5 million in support as Tehan releases much needed funds

The federal government appears to be enjoying a slice of humble pie, after releasing funds it previously insisted were an “overestimation” that “would not be needed”.

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Cruise

Future of cruise now in state and territory’s hands, despite federal cruise ban lift, says AFTA CEO

The industry has breathed a sigh of relief after yesterday’s big cruise announcement, however, there’s still a long way to go according to key players.

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Cruise

“All we need to do is dot the i’s and cross the t’s”: Tourism minister says cruise ban will lift next month

To celebrate this fantastic news, we found this seemingly unrelated picture of Tehan awkwardly holding a piece of vanilla slice. We hope it gives you as much of a giggle as it did us.

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Travel Agents

Dan Tehan vows to work with AFTA to support industry recovery

AFTA has been working hard behind the scenes to make sure the Minister for Tourism is working even harder up front for travel agents.

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Tourism

UK travellers rank Australia dead last despite major advertising push

Looks like our days of dealing with raucous holidaying Poms may be coming to an end, sparking despair for local tourism operators and joy for those who enjoy having a quiet one at their local pub.

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Tourism

Tourism Australia celebrates borders re-opening with new campaign “Come and Say G’Day”

This latest campaign almost gives Crocodile Dundee a run for its money, however, it lacks a certain pizazz that one can only get from the image of a young Paul Hogan carrying a large knife.

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Tourism

Scomo warns no jab, no entry for Kanye West

To soften the blow of this news for hip-hop fans, we’ve included this image of the PM looking like a maniac in the front seat of a truck. It’s largely unrelated to the story, but we did get a huge kick out of it nonetheless.

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Tourism

Tourism Minister seeks feedback on strategy to rebuild Australia’s visitor economy

The federal government is keen to hear your thoughts about its master plan to revamp tourism and if you ask us, all we need is more gigantic roadside fruit a la Big Banana.

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Destinations

New chair for Tourism Australia

Do you work at Accor or happen to watch Bloomberg on the reg? Well, there’s a fair chance you know of Tourism Australia’s new chair.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia chair Bob East steps down

Bob East’s EA is currently breathing a sigh of relief after the industry veteran stepped down from one of his many board roles.

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