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AFTA backs Tourism Australia’s new specialist program for agents

With all the negative press attention surrounding AFTA last week, this new training program is a welcome distraction for the industry body.

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International tourism faces worst crisis since records began: UNWTO

The travel industry could face an 80 per cent drop in international arrivals for 2020, with the livelihoods of 120 million people now at risk, according to the organisation.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia partners with Network 10’s ‘The Project’ for live streaming special

Aimed at Aussies, the special one-hour broadcast is also set to feature a familiar face or two. However, it’s understood Lara Bingle didn’t get the call-up.

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Australia ranks second for most popular Zoom background destinations

Need a way to spice up your Zoom meetings, but aren’t ready to commit to becoming a potato yet? We’ve got just the thing.

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WATCH: Industry colleagues (including Tourism Australia’s CEO) unite in song

An Aussie travel marketer has made the most of his time in isolation, putting together one helluva music video featuring a tonne of industry colleagues.

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Australia could experience domestic tourism surge once state borders open, says analyst

With many of the country’s favourite international haunts indefinitely off limits to Australians into the near future, this analyst says domestic tourism could see a surge in demand.

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Destination Wrap: Curate your Zoom chat with Tourism Australia, win some Mumm bubbly with Atout France + MORE

As the weeks roll on, more and more destinations are turning digital to keep the travel dream alive. Try these ones on for size.

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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.

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Events

Tourism Australia confirms cancellation of ATE20

Tourism Australia has confirmed the cancellation of its flagship trade event showcase, which was due to take place in May.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia shows off new international ad to industry

by Huntley Mitchell

Missed out on the Destination Australia conference yesterday? Catch up on some of it here.

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Rural Queensland shire creates heartwarming parody of Tourism Australia’s ‘Matesong’ ad

The clip trades Kylie Minogue for a local jillaroo, Adam Hills for a council safety advisor, and pristine beaches for country pubs and rugged bushland.

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Tourism Australia GM says international travel has plunged 30 per cent

The head of Tourism Australia spoke at the 2020 Visitor Economy Forum yesterday and revealed the impact of the drought, bushfires and coronavirus on travel.

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