Destination Wrap: Qld eases travel restrictions, Greece to open border to internationals + MORE
The wheels are beginning to turn on domestic and international tourism, with border restrictions easing near and far. Huzzah!
South Australia’s pubs and cinemas to seat 80 people from June, as WA plans eased regional travel restrictions
by Christian Fleetwood
The moves from each state come as Jacinda Ardern weighs in on the Australian state border row, which she said would need to be sorted out before the trans-Tasman bubble gets the green light.
Destination Wrap: Queensland’s $50m tourism boost, Spain and Greece to welcome back international travellers + MORE
There are plenty of good signs for the tourism industry judging by this week’s Destination Wrap. Here’s Travel Weekly’s roundup of what’s been happening domestically and internationally.
Destination Wrap: WA’s $14.4m tourism package, Tourism Malaysia’s new director + MORE
You might think we’re pulling your leg, but this week’s wrap is 100 per cent good news for destinations. Praise be!
Destination Wrap: Tourism Australia’s message of hope, Vanuatu keeps it beautiful + MORE!
Despite hardship, tourism boards and destinations near and far are staying hopeful, with their eyes set firmly on recovery.
SATC reveals stunning ad showcasing Kangaroo Island post-bushfires
The South Australian Tourism Commission has unveiled a new post-bushfire campaign that is mercifully post-Old Mate, too.
Destination Wrap: Tourism Australia’s conference theme change, New Chile and Vegas campaigns + MORE!
Looking to impress your colleagues with your destination knowledge around the office water cooler this week? Reach expert status instantly with this.
Destination Wrap: NZ Festival of the Arts, Solomons PM stresses low-cost, high-impact tourism strategy + MORE!
Given yesterday’s public holiday, we almost decided to skip this week’s Destination Wrap. But, as you’ll discover here, there’s just too much happening!
South Australian Tourism Commission warned ‘Old mate’ ads weren’t “child-friendly” months before launch
Just released documents have shown that the SATC was warned its now infamous ‘Old mate’ ads were inappropriate months before the campaign even launched.
Guess who’s back? South Australia debuts part two of ‘Old Mate’ campaign
Old Mate is back, and this time he’s brought the whole gang with him for a boys weekend in Adelaide. See if part two is as depressing as the original here.
Tourism Tasmania parodies South Australia’s controversial ‘old mate’ campaign
Tourism Tasmania has had a cheeky dig at South Australian Tourism’s recent ‘old mate’ campaign with one of its own that pinches the controversial ad’s original catchphrase.
“Offensive”, “terrible” and “depressing”: South Australia tourism ad slammed
South Australia’s latest attempt to attract visitors to the state appears to have missed the mark, with its new campaign labelled “the saddest tourism ad ever”.
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