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One in four tourism businesses have insufficient staff to cater for pent-up demand: TTF

TTF chief Margy Osmond has raised the alarm about a skills shortage in the tourism industry, but is letting the facts and figures do most of the talking.

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New chair for Tourism Australia

Do you work at Accor or happen to watch Bloomberg on the reg? Well, there’s a fair chance you know of Tourism Australia’s new chair.

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One in three tourism businesses face extinction within next three months: TTF

A national survey has painted a grim picture of the sentiment among travel-dependent businesses after what has effectively been an 18-month lockdown for the nation’s visitor economy.

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“Recovery will be muted and restrained”: Industry bigwigs warn that ending Australia’s international travel ban will not save the industry

Some of the travel industry’s top brass have weighed in on the government’s decision to open international borders a month early. Oh, and we’ve also snuck in some new info on Qantas’ overseas restart.

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Travel industry reacts to Brisbane’s 2032 Olympics win

While Queensland’s capital was a shoo-in to snare the Games for 2032, it was still a bloody nice bit of news for Aussies to wake up to this morning.

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STUDY: Victoria tops nation with highest return on destination marketing investment

TTF’s Margy Osmond reckons Australian states and territories need to pull their socks up when it comes to tourism expenditure.

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More travel industry figures criticise government’s $1.2bn support package

by Huntley Mitchell

Senior industry figures left, right and centre are having their say on the government’s new stimulus measures for tourism, and the feedback ain’t overly positive.

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TTF urges federal government to implement $7.7bn tourism rescue package

The industry body has laid out its multi-billion-dollar demands to ScoMo and Josh, as the cut-off date for JobKeeper life support nears.

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Northern Beaches COVID-19 outbreak led to $7 billion loss for tourism industry: TTF

Avalon residents have reportedly gone back into quarantine to escape the blame for this huge loss to the tourism industry.

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HELL YEAH! Ardern says Aussies will be travelling quarantine-free to New Zealand early next year

FINALLY! Get ready for your phone to ring off the hook from your excited clients keen to get the heck out of Australia next year.

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STUDY: Only a quarter of Aussies will travel interstate this summer

The research shows there is still a significant amount of work to do in encouraging Aussies to take to the skies.

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New Tourism Minister (and Assistant Tourism Minister) chosen for Queensland

by Huntley Mitchell

Annastacia Palaszczuk has given her Cabinet a bit of a reshuffle. Or, as Carson Kressley would say, a tzsuj.

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