Perth Hosts 2017 Australian Tourism Export Council Meeting

Perth Hosts 2017 Australian Tourism Export Council Meeting

20 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Perth Welcomes More Than 400 Australian Tourism Leaders Victor P Taffa Perth hosts more than 400 tourism leaders as part of ATEC Meeting Place Held in Perth for the first time since its inception in 1972 Australia’s tourism export industry event connecting buyers to sellers Perth has welcomed […]

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Winners Of 2017 New South Wales Tourism Awards Celebrated By Minister

Winners Of 2017 New South Wales Tourism Awards Celebrated By Minister

18 November 2017

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall Tourism Industry Shines At State Awards Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall praised the winners of the 2017 New South Wales Tourism Awards during a gala ceremony held at the International Convention Centre Sydney last night. Speaking at the […]

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Premier Congratulates Winners At 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards

Premier Congratulates Winners At 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards

13 November 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania’s Regions The Winner At Tasmanian Tourism Awards Victor P Taffa Strength of Tasmania’s regional tourism experiences has been recognised at the 2017 Tasmanian Tourism Awards, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Tasmania’s natural beauty and wilderness areas are what make Tasmania a must-see destination. With 18 out of 23 gold awarded to […]

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Hotels In Northern Tasmania Are Full For Half The Year

Hotels In Northern Tasmania Are Full For Half The Year

10 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein Visitor Numbers Attracting Major Hotel Interest In Northern Tasmania Victor P Taffa Growing visitor numbers to Launceston and the Greater Northern Region are attracting big names in the hotel business including Hyatt, Marriott, and Intercontinental, as well as the Silo Hotel development, just to meet demand. A new […]

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Rottnest Island Boosted By More Ferry Services For Summer Visits

Rottnest Island Boosted By More Ferry Services For Summer Visits

05 November 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia More Ferry Services To Boost Summer Visits To Rottnest Island Victor P Taffa Third ferry operator launches more ferry services to Rottnest Island Rottnest Island will be more accessible for summer More Western Australia jobs created through new ferry service Rottnest Island is […]

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Summer Well Spent Campaign Runs From 4 November 2017 – 31 January 2018

Summer Well Spent Campaign Runs From 4 November 2017 – 31 January 2018

05 November 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss ‘Summer Well Spent’ Campaign As The Northern Territory Comes To Life In Summer Victor P Taffa Latest tourism campaign ‘Summer Well Spent’ targets domestic audiences creating interest and conversion for holiday visitation to the Northern Territory during the wet season. Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren […]

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3,500 Rose Bushes On 51 Garden Beds Comes Alive At Renmark Rose Festival 2017

3,500 Rose Bushes On 51 Garden Beds Comes Alive At Renmark Rose Festival 2017

16 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Tourism Leon Bignell South Australia’s Rose Festival Springs To Life Victor P Taffa Renmark will come into full bloom this weekend as flower lovers visit the region to celebrate the annual Rose Festival. Celebrating its 23rd year, the event will run for 10 days in the Riverland with a range of […]

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Chopper Flights To Tasman Island Opens Up New Opportunities

Chopper Flights To Tasman Island Opens Up New Opportunities

14 October 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Another Tourism Opportunity For Tasman Island Victor P Taffa Tourists could soon enjoy the beautiful Tasman National Park from the air, as a change to the management plan could open it up for sensitive and appropriate aircraft access, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer said. Continued […]

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130 Cruise Ship Visits Expected Across All Tasmanian Ports This Season

130 Cruise Ship Visits Expected Across All Tasmanian Ports This Season

10 October 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Another Bumper Cruise Ship Season Victor P Taffa Arrival of Sun Princess in Hobart today marks the start of the biggest cruise season in Tasmanian history. About 2,900 passengers and crew from the Sun Princess will spend the day exploring our capital city and surrounds, Premier Will Hodgman said. “We’re expecting […]

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Season 3 Of Million Dollar Fish Competition 1 October 2017-28 February 2018

Season 3 Of Million Dollar Fish Competition 1 October 2017-28 February 2018

06 October 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss $10K Barra In Season 3 Of Million Dollar Fish Competition Caught By Local Fisho Victor P Taffa Northern Territory resident George Voukolos has become the first fisho for 2017 to reel in a barramundi worth $10,000 as part of the Northern Territory Government’s Million Dollar Fish […]

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National Tourism Awards 2019 To Be Hosted In Launceston

National Tourism Awards 2019 To Be Hosted In Launceston

01 October 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Launceston To Host National Tourism Awards Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s starring role in Australia’s tourism industry is being recognised with Launceston chosen to host the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards gala dinner in early 2019, Premier Will Hodgman said. Qantas Australian Tourism Awards is the tourism industry’s premier awards program and the […]

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Hodgman Government’s Parks 21 Plan Working With Tourism Industry

Hodgman Government’s Parks 21 Plan Working With Tourism Industry

26 September 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom Nature Based Tourism A Key To Tasmania’s Visitor Economy Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s Parks 21 Plan is the commitment to work with the tourism industry to drive sustainable tourism in our parks and natural areas. Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom this morning […]

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Domestic Visitors To Central Australia Up 14 %

Domestic Visitors To Central Australia Up 14 %

22 September 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Increase In Domestic And International Visitors To The Centre Victor P Taffa More visitors from Australia and overseas are making their way to Central Australia, staying longer and spending more, according to latest Tourism Research Australia (TRA) results. Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss said […]

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Brett Godfrey Appointed To Lead Tourism And Events Queensland

Brett Godfrey Appointed To Lead Tourism And Events Queensland

21 September 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones Brett Godfrey Appointed Tourism And Events Queensland Chair Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced Brett Godfrey as the new Tourism and Events Queensland chair. Premier Palaszczuk said Mr. Godfrey was a visionary entrepreneur with an extensive background in aviation and […]

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Cable Car For Mount Wellington Takes A Step Closer

Cable Car For Mount Wellington Takes A Step Closer

19 August 2017

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom Cable Car Consultation Process Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to growing the economy and creating jobs through sensitive and sensible development in the state’s natural areas, Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom said. “A cable car on Mount Wellington would be a game changer. It would […]

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Million Dollar Fish 3 Competition Runs From 1 October 2017-28 February 2018

Million Dollar Fish 3 Competition Runs From 1 October 2017-28 February 2018

03 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Million Dollar Fish Season 3 Opens And A Big Win For Tourism Victor P Taffa Million Dollar Fish (MDF) competition is back for season 3 and will lure large numbers of fishing fanatics to the Northern […]

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30.7 Million Tourists Spent $10 Billion Across The State In 2016

30.7 Million Tourists Spent $10 Billion Across The State In 2016

29 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Tourism Jobs Leap Above 100,000 Victor P Taffa 109,000 Western Australians employed in Western Australia tourism industry Highest recorded number of personnel in the sector 2015-16 State Tourism Satellite Account, prepared by Tourism Research Australia, has revealed 72,000 people are directly employed by the tourism industry in Western […]

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Gippsland Welcomed 5.2 Million Visitors Year Ending December 2016

Gippsland Welcomed 5.2 Million Visitors Year Ending December 2016

25 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren New Tourism Push To Bring More Visitors Into Gippsland Victor P Taffa Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley will benefit from extra tourism funding to attract more visitors, boost local businesses and create more jobs. Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today announced $3.2 Million […]

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Interstate Trips Up 14% On 12 Months To March 2017

Interstate Trips Up 14% On 12 Months To March 2017

25 June 2017

Tasmania Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff Growing Our Piece Of The National Travel Pie Victor P Taffa Tasmania has outperformed its interstate rivals in growing its share of the national travel market, Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff said. National Visitor Survey (NVS) released today shows Tasmania recorded a 14 % increase in interstate trips over the last […]

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Visitor Numbers Up 7% On 12 Months To March 2017

Visitor Numbers Up 7% On 12 Months To March 2017

25 June 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Sets New Visitor Records Again Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s visitor economy continues to boom with new figures confirming we have notched up another record-breaking year, and that all regions of the state are benefiting, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Tasmanian Visitor Survey (TVS) shows we welcomed 1.26 Million visitors during the […]

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