Regional Tourism Organisations To Boost The Sector Across Tasmania

Regional Tourism Organisations To Boost The Sector Across Tasmania

19 July 2019

Tasmania Acting Minister for Tourism Hospitality and Events Jeremy Rockliff Backing Our Regional Tourism Organisations For The Future Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is investing $3.77 Million over the next 3 years to support Tasmania’s Regional Tourism Organisations to sustainably grow visitation in every region of our State, Acting Minister for Tourism Hospitality and Events […]

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Domestic And International Visitors Up 9 % Year To March 2019

Domestic And International Visitors Up 9 % Year To March 2019

18 July 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss $2.4 Billion Injected Into The Northern Territory Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s Turbocharging Tourism investment is working, with Tourism Research Australia releasing its latest results that continue to show more visitors coming to the Territory and spending more when they are here. “Through Turbocharging […]

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Spending By Out Of State Visitors Up 7.6% Year To March 2019

Spending By Out Of State Visitors Up 7.6% Year To March 2019

18 July 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Survey Results Reveal Western Australia Tourism’s Record-Breaking Streak Victor P Taffa Record interstate visitor numbers and spend for Western Australia Western Australia’s growth rate for interstate holiday spend tops the nation Western Australian tourism is riding a wave of success, with a new report by Tourism Research Australia […]

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International Tourism Into Victoria Up 11.2% Year To March 2019

International Tourism Into Victoria Up 11.2% Year To March 2019

18 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula New Milestone For Booming Victorian Tourism Victor P Taffa Value of Victoria’s burgeoning visitor economy has soared to $30 Billion, cementing tourism as a key driver of the state’s economy and a jobs powerhouse. Andrews Government today confirmed the milestone, which shows major growth in […]

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Regional Tourism Up 15% For March 2019

Regional Tourism Up 15% For March 2019

17 July 2019

South Australia Acting Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment Tim Whetstone South Australia’s Visitor Economy Reaches Record $7.2 Billion Victor P Taffa Tourism expenditure has soared to a record $7.2 Billion as Australians spend more than ever before throughout their visit to South Australia. Marshall Government has welcomed the latest March 2019 National Visitor Survey […]

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Refurbished Great Otways National Park Tourist Facilities Welcomed By Minister

Refurbished Great Otways National Park Tourist Facilities Welcomed By Minister

07 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Tourism Upgrades For Great Otways National Park Victor P Taffa A favourite location in the Great Otway National Park has had a makeover thanks to the Andrews Government with visitors now able to enjoy upgraded facilities at Melba Gully. Refurbished BBQ area and picnic shelter […]

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Andrew Bullock Appointed To Lead South Australian Tourism Commission Board

Andrew Bullock Appointed To Lead South Australian Tourism Commission Board

30 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Tourism David Ridgway New Chair And Directors Appointed To South Australian Tourism Commission Board Victor P Taffa State Government has announced the appointment of respected national hotel and tourism industry leader, Andrew Bullock, as the new Chair of the South Australian Tourism Commission Board. Andrew Bullock Mr. Bullock is Chief Executive […]

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Survey Shows Total Visitor Spending Up 5 % Year To March 2019

Survey Shows Total Visitor Spending Up 5 % Year To March 2019

26 June 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Visitor Spending Reaches Record Highs Victor P Taffa Latest Tasmanian Visitor Survey data shows total visitor spending reached a record $2.49 Billion, up 5 % in the year to March 2019. Results exceeds the target set under our T21 Visitor Economy Strategy of reaching a total visitor spend of $2.47 Billion […]

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Tourism Industry Builds On Momentum Of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Tourism Industry Builds On Momentum Of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

19 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Campaign Generates $20 Million For Gold Coast Tourism Industry Victor P Taffa A tourism campaign positioning the Gold Coast as the ultimate family-friendly holiday destination has generated an estimated $20 Million economic return for the Coast’s tourism industry. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones said the […]

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Nominees And Winners Of 2019 East Coast Tourism Awards Announced

Nominees And Winners Of 2019 East Coast Tourism Awards Announced

16 June 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman East Coast Tourism Stars Shine Victor P Taffa Premier Will Hodgman today extended congratulations to the all the nominees and winners* of the 2019 East Coast Tourism Awards. 2019 East Coast Tourism Awards celebrate the exceptional work East Coast tourism operators who help make this region such a popular destination for […]

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2019-20 State Budget Supports Regional Tourism

2019-20 State Budget Supports Regional Tourism

06 June 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Investing In Regional Tourism Victor P Taffa Tourism fuels our state’s economy and contributes more than $3 Billion to gross state product, while supporting around 38,000 jobs, 15.6% of total employment across the state, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Tasmanian Government continues to invest strongly to maintain the momentum in our thriving […]

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Additional $1 Million For Tourism In Tropical North Queensland

Additional $1 Million For Tourism In Tropical North Queensland

02 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones More Money For Tourism In Tropical North Queensland Victor P Taffa Member for Cairns Michael Healy has today announced an extra $1 Million to promote Tropical North Queensland to domestic visitors. Mr. Healy said the government would support a dedicated domestic marketing campaign via Tourism and Events […]

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Di Bain Appointed To Tourism Western Australia Board

Di Bain Appointed To Tourism Western Australia Board

29 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia New Commissioner Appointed To Tourism WA Board Victor P Taffa Di Bain appointed to Tourism WA board Term until May 27, 2020 Communications professional Di Bain has been appointed to the Tourism Western Australia board until May 27, 2020. “On behalf of the State Government, it is my […]

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Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple To Be Restored As Must-Visit Tourist Attraction

Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple To Be Restored As Must-Visit Tourist Attraction

29 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Big Pineapple Project To Create Dozens Of Jobs On The Sunny Coast Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will deliver a multi-million-dollar upgrade of the Sunshine Coast’s most iconic tourism attraction, the Big Pineapple. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones today announced the $6.8 Million project as […]

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Todd Babiak Appointed As Brand Tasmania CEO

Todd Babiak Appointed As Brand Tasmania CEO

29 May 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Inaugural Brand Tasmania CEO Appointed Victor P Taffa Following an extensive and competitive recruitment process, Todd Babiak has been selected to lead the new Brand Tasmania as Chief Executive Officer. “Mr. Babiak has the background to lead Brand Tasmania, the first statutory ‘place’ branding authority to be established in the country, […]

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New Sunshine Coast Convention Centre Officially Opened By Minister

New Sunshine Coast Convention Centre Officially Opened By Minister

28 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Minister Cuts The Ribbon At New Sunshine Coast Convention Centre Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones has today opened the $10 Million Sunshine Coast Convention Centre at Novotel Twin Waters Resort. Minister Jones said the project would create up to 100 jobs on […]

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Tourism Industry To Gain As Wilson Island Clean-Up Works Now Completed

Tourism Industry To Gain As Wilson Island Clean-Up Works Now Completed

25 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Wilson Island Rejuvenation Works Well Underway Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones has today announced clean-up works on the critically acclaimed Wilson Island are now complete under the government’s $25 Million Great Barrier Reef Island Resorts Rejuvenation Program. “We’re investing in our Great […]

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Further Promotion For South Australia In Interstate And International Markets

Further Promotion For South Australia In Interstate And International Markets

17 May 2019

South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway South Australia Brand To Stay As Govt Targets Interstate And Overseas Markets Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has reaffirmed its strong commitment to the South Australia brand with a renewed focus on interstate and international markets. Marshall Government will look to refresh how the state […]

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Queensland Shows IOC President What Can Be Done

Queensland Shows IOC President What Can Be Done

14 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Gold Coast Hosts Best Ever SportAccord Conference Victor P Taffa More than 1,700 of the world’s most high-powered sporting executives took part in what is quickly becoming regarded as the best SportAccord in history on the Gold Coast last week. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones […]

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Canberra Prepares For Floriade On From 14 September-13 October 2019

Canberra Prepares For Floriade On From 14 September-13 October 2019

07 May 2019

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Preparations Have Begun For Floriade 2019 Victor P Taffa Canberra’s premier tourist event Floriade is set to return in 2019 attracting thousands of tourists to the nation’s capital. World in Bloom is the theme of this year’s event which runs from Saturday 14 September-Sunday 13 October. Visitors will […]

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