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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained
After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.
AFTA’s interim survey results reveal “distressing” statistics, says Rudd
AFTA has released interim results of its ‘Travelsectorkeeper’ survey, and they make for some pretty grim reading, according to CEO Darren Rudd.
“The travel industry has been the sacrificial lamb”: CATO bigwigs plead with Tourism Minister for financial aid
CATO’s delegation also bumped into AFTA’s boss while down in Canberra this week, with the two industry bodies comparing notes from their respective meetings.
Tourism Minister outlines international travel expectations, says Aussies “should be confident” to book cruises
by Huntley Mitchell
Dan Tehan tackled a number of burning questions about travel during his latest round of media appearances. He even revealed his cruising plans … well, sort of.
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