tourism australia

Events

Australian Tourism Exchange 2022 concluded and next year’s location revealed!

The rumours are that next year’s event will have twice as many arancini balls and half the day will be dedicated to playing Mario Kart. Bear in mind our source for this was a 6 year old boy…

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Conferences

PHOTOS: ATE goes off with a bang

If you’re like one unlucky Travel Weekly reporter who has COVID, these pics will help you live vicariously through the conference-goers.

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Tourism

“We need to convert interest to bookings”: North QLD to get lions share of Scomo’s $60 million tourism boost

by Ali Coulton

The PM has announced a massive funding boost for Australia’s tourism industry, with a focus on trade relations. To celebrate, we’ve dug up this bewildering image of him scaring the sh*t out of a cockatoo.

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Tourism

Qantas Australian Tourism Awards winners revealed

The tourism industry reunited on Friday night to celebrate business excellence and, most importantly, organise who is willing to trade main courses when they arrive.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia introduces traditional names across major destinations

Australia’s destination marketing gurus are introducing a duel-naming approach, to incorporate 60,000+ years of Indigenous custodianship, language, and knowledge into the mainstream.

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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

Tourism Australia launches new youth oriented holiday campaign

Young tourists are getting themselves ready to work and play the Australian way, which basically means counting down the minutes until you can get pissed in someone’s backyard.

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Destinations

Tourism Minister announces Australia’s top 20 beaches

Tourism Australia has teamed up with a “beach expert” to rank this year’s best Aussie beaches and we don’t know what a “beach expert” is, but we assume it involves a portable sunbathing chair and beach umbrella.

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Tourism

Pajinka’s traditional owners are changing access to the site after disrespectful behaviour from tourists.

Acts of vandalism, graffiti and nudity have left the traditional owners close to closing the site.

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Destinations

Tourism

Northern Territory announces quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated Australians

Christmas has come early for those dreaming of a tropical summer escape!

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Destinations

Tourism Australia unveils $4m ad campaign to woo Singaporeans Down Under

A new campaign is telling Singaporeans that Australia is ‘Yours to Explore’. Well, only for those that are double-jabbed, that is.

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