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Cultural tourism is an ace up the industry’s sleeve: AFTA chief

by Darren Rudd

AFTA’s chief has penned this exclusive op-ed for Travel Weekly, in which he points out a golden opportunity for Australia’s battered tourism industry.

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Flight Centre, Helloworld and Intrepid bosses sign impassioned plea to state leaders

Some of the biggest players in the Aussie travel space have put their names on an open letter to state premiers urging them to keep interstate borders open.

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Tourism

STUDY: Cashed-up consumers, not JobKeeper, key to Australia’s tourism recovery

For an enhanced reading experience, we recommend glazing over this research while listening to Shirley Bassey’s classic hit “Big Spender”.

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Travel Agents

“Am I the only one in the travel industry calling BS on the celebrations?”: Agency boss on JobKeeper 2.0

This travel agent reckons the recent JobKeeper announcement drew a fine line between gratitude and relief, and criticism of its details, for Australia’s tourism industry.

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ATEC slams federal government’s “unrealistic” view on Australia’s tourism recovery

ATEC managing director Peter Shelley has taken aim at the federal government’s approach to reviving Australia’s tourism industry. However, that’s not to say he’s wielding a revolver or rifle.

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Tourism

Tourism industry embraces ‘COVID Clean’ program

It appears many Aussie tourism businesses are loading up on hand san and gaffer tape in a bid to become COVID-safe for customers and staff.

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WTTC estimates 100 million travel and tourism jobs now at risk, calls on G20 to lead recovery

A staggering 100 million jobs in travel and tourism could now be at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the global council.

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The best vintage ads from the Tourism Australia archives

We went deep into the archives of Aussie advertising to find these cringeworthy campaigns, and promise it comes with a shirtless pic of Chris Hemsworth.

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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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Albanese calls on Abbott to take tourism seriously

While Tony Abbott has neglected the potential of revenue brought to Australia by Chinese visitors, Shadow Minister for Tourism Anthony […]

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