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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Western Australia To Feature In Television Show MasterChef

Western Australia To Feature In Television Show MasterChef

30 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia MasterChef Deal Has Key Ingredients To Tempt Tourists to Western Australia Victor P Taffa State Government, through Tourism WA, to partner with MasterChef Australia A week of episodes to be filmed at locations throughout Western Australia Western Australia will star in a week of episodes filmed for top-rating […]

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Year Of Outback Assessment Panel Sorting First Round Grant Applications

Year Of Outback Assessment Panel Sorting First Round Grant Applications

21 April 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Tourism And Visitor Attractions Rush Premier’s Tourism Events Fund Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government’s new $3 Million grants scheme to help fund new or existing events, attractions and festivals right across the Outback and Queensland’s regions has been rushed. Year of Outback Tourism Events assessment panel is now sorting through 73 […]

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Domestic Holiday Visitors For 12 Months To December 2018 Up By 6.7 %

Domestic Holiday Visitors For 12 Months To December 2018 Up By 6.7 %

21 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Tourism Data Indicates Turbocharged Results For The Territory Victor P Taffa Latest domestic visitor data from Tourism Research Australia for the 12 months to December 2018 shows domestic holiday visitors to the Northern Territory increased by 6.7 % to 652,000 visitors, with expenditure also increasing […]

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Interstate Visitors To Tasmania Up 6 % In 2018

Interstate Visitors To Tasmania Up 6 % In 2018

20 April 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Locals And Visitors Choosing To Holiday In Tassie Victor P Taffa Rest of the country has well and truly caught onto the fact that Tasmania is the place to be. Latest National Visitor Survey confirms interstate visitors to our state has grown by an impressive 6 % in 2018, Premier Will […]

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New South Wales Ranked Number 1 For Domestic Visitor Destination

New South Wales Ranked Number 1 For Domestic Visitor Destination

20 April 2019

New South Wales Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres New South Wales Number 1 Domestic Visitor Destination Victor P Taffa New South Wales has once again come out on top as Australia’s favourite tourism destination, achieving its highest number of domestic overnight visitors, nights and expenditure on record. Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres said both Sydney […]

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Queensland Builds Cruise Ship Terminals As New South Wales Just Talks About It

Queensland Builds Cruise Ship Terminals As New South Wales Just Talks About It

17 April 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for State Development and Manufacturing Cameron Dick Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones New Cruise Ship Terminal Is Berth Of A New Era For Queensland’s Economy Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has turned the sod on Brisbane’s $158 Million new International Cruise Terminal, heralding the start […]

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40th Australian Tourism Exchange In Perth From 8-12 April 2019

40th Australian Tourism Exchange In Perth From 8-12 April 2019

10 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery TAFE Tourism Students Gain Invaluable Industry Experience At ATE19 Victor P Taffa 40 TAFE tourism students volunteer for ATE19 Students gain invaluable insight into the tourism industry Opportunity for students to work with tourism industry professionals ATE is Australia’s […]

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Hodgman Govt Welcomes Redevelopment Of Hobart International Airport

Hodgman Govt Welcomes Redevelopment Of Hobart International Airport

09 April 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Another Show Of Confidence In Tasmania’s Visitor Economy Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government welcomes plans for a $100 Million redevelopment of the Hobart International Airport, which is a key gateway for the state and booming tourism industry. This announcement comes on the back of the recently announced Hobart City Deal that […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Launches QTIC Tourism And Hospitality Career Guide

Palaszczuk Govt Launches QTIC Tourism And Hospitality Career Guide

04 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Riding The Wave To A Career In Tourism And Hospitality Victor P Taffa Hey Queensland, there’s never been a better time to launch a career in tourism. That was the message at today’s launch of the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Tourism and Hospitality Career Guide. Minister […]

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Watarrka National Park Tourism Opens Up With New Walking Trail

Watarrka National Park Tourism Opens Up With New Walking Trail

04 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Watarrka National Park Opening Up New Tourism Experiences Victor P Taffa New opportunities for economic development and jobs will be opened up in Watarrka National Park, with the Northern Territory Government investing $5 Million into a new walking trail as part of the Turbocharging Tourism […]

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Queensland Tourism Up 1 % Year Ended December 2018

Queensland Tourism Up 1 % Year Ended December 2018

30 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Queensland’s Tourism Market Share Continues To Grow Victor P Taffa Queensland continues to grow its international tourism market share, with the latest data today showing international tourists spent more in Queensland in 2018 than ever before. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones said market share grew […]

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International Visitors To Victoria In 2018 Up 12.9 % On Year 2017

International Visitors To Victoria In 2018 Up 12.9 % On Year 2017

30 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Martin Pakula Record-Breaking Year For Tourism In Victoria Victor P Taffa Victoria has cemented its place as Australia’s best tourist destination, with new data showing that 2018 was our tourism industry’s biggest year on record, welcoming more international visitors than ever before. “Victoria is a truly world class destination for international […]

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Premier Announces Inaugural Brand Tasmania Board

Premier Announces Inaugural Brand Tasmania Board

28 March 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Brand Tasmania’s Inaugural Board Members Victor P Taffa As Australia’s first statutory ‘place’ branding authority, Brand Tasmania will draw on the experience of a diverse range of leaders whose ideas and leadership will build our brand well into the 21st century. Tasmanian Government is strongly committed to promoting and protecting one […]

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McGowan Govt’s 2019-20 State Budget Includes $12 Million Tourism Package

McGowan Govt’s 2019-20 State Budget Includes $12 Million Tourism Package

19 March 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia $12 Million Boost To Promote Western Australia To International Holiday-Makers Victor P Taffa McGowan Government’s 2019-20 State Budget commits funds to expand Tourism Western Australia’s promotion of the State overseas Promotional efforts will focus on short and long-haul markets $12 Million comes on […]

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Visitors In Tasmania Spent $2.46 Billion Up 5 % On Year To December 2018

Visitors In Tasmania Spent $2.46 Billion Up 5 % On Year To December 2018

17 March 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Record Visitor Spend And Further Sustainable Growth In Tourism Victor P Taffa Latest Tasmanian Visitor Survey statistics show tourists spent a record amount in local communities while overall visitor numbers grew steadily, Premier Will Hodgman said. In the year to December 2018, visitors spent a record $2.46 Billion in our communities, […]

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Tasmania Stars At 2019 Australian Tourism Awards

Tasmania Stars At 2019 Australian Tourism Awards

02 March 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania’s Tourism Stars Shine Bright On National Stage Victor P Taffa Last night, in front of Australia’s tourism leaders, Launceston shone bright as the host and true star of the 2019 Australian Tourism Awards. Tasmania was once again very well represented across categories. Congratulations to all the Tasmanian award recipients and […]

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Round 2 Grant Funding For 2018-19 NTMEC Announced By Minister

Round 2 Grant Funding For 2018-19 NTMEC Announced By Minister

10 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Grants To Support Territory Events And Festivals Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is continuing to invest in festivals and events across the Northern Territory, recognising their importance to liveability, tourism, and local jobs. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss, today announced more […]

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