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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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Tourism

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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Travel Agents

AFTA continues to press govt for tailored support, as Frydenberg stands firm on JobKeeper

Staff at Parliament House’s café have already memorised Darren Rudd’s coffee order, as the AFTA boss spends another week down in Canberra.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia kicks off $5m advertising blitz

Dan Tehan has loosened the government’s purse strings in the hope it will stimulate a much-needed domestic tourism recovery.

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Tourism

Tourism Minister eyes potential post-JobKeeper support package for travel industry

Fingers and toes are being crossed throughout the industry, as Australia’s new Tourism Minister provides some hope of targeted government support.

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Destinations

NSW unveils its grand plan to kickstart visitor economy

Stuart Ayres has pulled back the red velvet curtains on what we imagine was a fat binder containing the secret ingredients to saving the state’s tourism industry.

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Travel Agents

Australia’s small business ombudsman says travel agent support package is “a matter of urgency”

The calls for ScoMo to get off his backside and announce the lifeline agents so badly need have grown even louder and slightly terser.

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Destinations

New Tourism Minister (and Assistant Tourism Minister) chosen for Queensland

by Huntley Mitchell

Annastacia Palaszczuk has given her Cabinet a bit of a reshuffle. Or, as Carson Kressley would say, a tzsuj.

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Aviation

Birmo’s border warning prompts Qantas to suspend international flights

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly doesn’t enjoy being the bearer of bad news, and in this case, it’s doubly bad.

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Tourism

The travel industry welcomes back a Tourism Minister

by Hannah Edensor

But don’t crack open the champagne and celebrate just yet, says these industry experts.

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