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.
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.
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”.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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