Northern Territory Holiday Visitations Up 13 % Year Ending September 2018

Northern Territory Holiday Visitations Up 13 % Year Ending September 2018

15 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Strong Numbers Support Stimulus Efforts Victor P Taffa Tourism visitor statistics released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA)* show that domestic and international visitation to the Northern Territory has stabilised in the September quarter of 2018. Domestic holiday visitation to the Northern Territory in the year ending […]

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22,794,000 Visitors Spent $17.6 Billion In Queensland Year Ended September 2018

22,794,000 Visitors Spent $17.6 Billion In Queensland Year Ended September 2018

14 January 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Record Tourism Spend Boosts Queensland’s Market Share Victor P Taffa Strong growth in Queensland’s burgeoning international tourism sector has seen the Sunshine State out-perform both New South Wales and Victoria according to new data released today. International and National Visitor Survey data released today shows Queensland experienced […]

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Expressions Of Interest To Join Brand Tasmania Board Open Until 25 January 2019

Expressions Of Interest To Join Brand Tasmania Board Open Until 25 January 2019

13 January 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Get On Board To Brand Tasmania Victor P Taffa To better promote, protect and nurture one of Tasmania’s most important assets, our brand, the Government has established a new statutory authority, Brand Tasmania, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Brand Tasmania is the first statutory place branding authority to be established in Australia, […]

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Tourist Numbers In South Australia Provides $6.9 Billion Boost To Economy

Tourist Numbers In South Australia Provides $6.9 Billion Boost To Economy

12 January 2019

South Australia Acting Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Pisoni Record Tourist Numbers In South Australia Provide Boost To Local Economy Victor P Taffa South Australia is welcoming a record number of visitors, with the state’s visitor economy soaring to an all-time-high of $6.9 Billion. Marshall Government today welcomed the latest International and National […]

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Tasmania Named As Premium Destination By Leading US Wine Lifestyle Magazine

Tasmania Named As Premium Destination By Leading US Wine Lifestyle Magazine

10 January 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Cheers As Tasmania Is Named In Top International Wine Destinations Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s standing on the world stage as a premium destination has again been enhanced with leading US wine lifestyle magazine, Wine Enthusiast, naming our State as one of the Top 10 wine travel destinations of 2019, Premier Will […]

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Total Number Of Tasmania Holidaymakers Up 2 % Year Ended September 2018

Total Number Of Tasmania Holidaymakers Up 2 % Year Ended September 2018

09 January 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Sustainable Tourism Growth Benefits Every Region Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey released today confirm our tourism industry continues to grow at a sustainable rate across every region of the State, Premier Will Hodgman said. “Government’s strategy is to encourage our visitors to stay longer, see more […]

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Quiet Little Tourism Campaign Promotes Holidays Tassie Style

Quiet Little Tourism Campaign Promotes Holidays Tassie Style

03 January 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Share Your Quiet Little Moments #TassieStyle Victor P Taffa From Tasmania’s unrivalled natural environment to our world-class produce and hospitality, a quiet little moment in Tasmania can unexpectedly turn into memories that last a lifetime. “Whether exploring our island home by car, boat, bike or on foot, you never know what […]

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New South Wales Aboriginal Tourism Wins Over International Tourists

New South Wales Aboriginal Tourism Wins Over International Tourists

26 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall New South Wales Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell New South Wales Leads The Way In Aboriginal Tourism Experiences Victor P Taffa New South Wales is the most popular state in Australia for international travellers to experience Aboriginal tourism, with visitor participation growing by […]

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Northern Territory Tourism Operators Receive $3 Million In Grants

Northern Territory Tourism Operators Receive $3 Million In Grants

24 December 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Tourism Grants Turbocharging Visitor Experiences And Creating Jobs Victor P Taffa Through the Northern Territory Government’s record $103 Million Turbocharging Tourism stimulus package, Territory tourism operators have been provided $3 Million in grants to improve tourism experiences for visitors and boost industry investment. “Turbocharging Tourism is […]

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Tourism Campaign Launched To Show Off Queensland Outback

Tourism Campaign Launched To Show Off Queensland Outback

18 December 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Tourism Kate Jones 2019 The Year Of Outback Tourism Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has declared 2019 The Year of Outback Tourism. “Best Christmas present the Outback can get is rain.” Premier Palaszczuk said. “We can’t make it rain but we can fill those hotel rooms and […]

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Premier Announces Construction Contractor For Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct

Premier Announces Construction Contractor For Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct

11 December 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Fairbrother Wins Contract For Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct Victor P Taffa Tasmanian construction company Fairbrother has been awarded a $12 Million contract for work on the Cradle Mountain Visitor Gateway Precinct, Premier Will Hodgman said. New Precinct will be the heart of the visitor experience and the first arrival destination for […]

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Queensland’s Outback Receives $10 Million Tourism Boost

Queensland’s Outback Receives $10 Million Tourism Boost

18 November 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $10 Million Tourism Boost For Queensland’s Outback Victor P Taffa A display for Australia’s largest dinosaur ‘Cooper’, a glass-floored bridge for visitors to enjoy the Cobbold Gorge and upmarket artesian baths at Julia Creek are among 15 new outback tourism projects announced at the Queensland Tourism Awards. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced […]

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Western Australia To Host Three Tourism International Travel Trade Shows In 2019

Western Australia To Host Three Tourism International Travel Trade Shows In 2019

11 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Trio Of International Tourism Trade Events Bound For Perth In 2019 Victor P Taffa Western Australia to host three Tourism Australia international travel trade shows in 2019 International tourism operators and sellers to visit Western Australia Supported by State Government, through Tourism Western Australia Western Australia will host […]

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Summer Tourism Campaign Turns Up The Heat In Perth

Summer Tourism Campaign Turns Up The Heat In Perth

07 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Perth Turns Up The Heat In Summer Tourism Campaign Victor P Taffa Advertising campaign to promote Perth to our interstate markets Discount hotel deals available through Expedia partnership Increasing visitation helps boost the economy and create jobs Tourism WA will highlight Western Australia’s natural attractions and vibrant festival […]

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International Visitors Spend $1.15 Billion For Year Ended June 2018

International Visitors Spend $1.15 Billion For Year Ended June 2018

05 November 2018

South Australia Acting Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment Tim Whetstone International Visitors Take South Australia Tourism To New Heights Victor P Taffa South Australia’s tourism continues to grow with international visitors spending a significant $1.15 Billion for the year ending June 2018. Acting Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment Tim Whetstone said South Australia […]

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New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched

New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched

04 November 2018

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall Strategy Launched To Lure More Food And Wine Visitors To New South Wales Victor P Taffa More food and wine lovers across the globe are set to put Sydney and regional New South Wales on their travel itinerary with the New South Wales Government […]

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Optus Stadium Kicks Goal Worth $66 Million For Western Australia

Optus Stadium Kicks Goal Worth $66 Million For Western Australia

02 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia AFL Tourism Strategy Kicks $66 Million Goal For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Interim results released for 2018 AFL season at Optus Stadium Marketing strategies have paid off, injecting millions of dollars into the Western Australia economy About 66,000 interstate and intrastate visitors for regular AFL season and […]

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New Port Douglas Quicksilver Dive Centre Officially Opened By Premier

New Port Douglas Quicksilver Dive Centre Officially Opened By Premier

26 October 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Dive Centre Set To Make A Splash In The Far North Victor P Taffa A new dive training centre on the doorstep to the Great Barrier Reef is set to boost dive tourism in the Far North. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk officially opened the Quicksilver Dive Centre in Port Douglas this […]

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Laneway Series Between October 2018–July 2019 To Activate CBD Laneways

Laneway Series Between October 2018–July 2019 To Activate CBD Laneways

19 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Turbocharged Oktoberfest CBD Laneway Series Returns This Week Victor P Taffa Popular Laneway Series in the CBD returns this week with an Oktoberfest theme. Northern Territory Government is transforming Darwin’s CBD into a world-class tourist and cultural destination, creating jobs for Territorians and supporting innovation and […]

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Engineering Design And Ground Work For Wangetti Trail Now Completed

Engineering Design And Ground Work For Wangetti Trail Now Completed

17 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Minister Announces Major Milestones For The Wangetti Trail Victor P Taffa Engineering design and ground-truthing work for the Wangetti Trail have now been completed, as work ramps up on the business case for the world-class ecotrail. “This is a major milestone for a project that will allow […]

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