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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Marshall Govt Launches $3 Million Worth Of Wine Tourism Campaigns

Marshall Govt Launches $3 Million Worth Of Wine Tourism Campaigns

10 February 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Regional Development Tim Whetstone South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway Multi-Million Dollar Wine Tourism Campaign Launched For South Australia Regions Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has launched more than $3 Million of wine tourism campaigns designed to attract international visitors to the […]

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Construction Contract Awarded For Botanic Gardens Visitor And Events Centre

Construction Contract Awarded For Botanic Gardens Visitor And Events Centre

02 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Botanic Gardens Visitor And Events Centre Construction Contract Awarded Victor P Taffa Contract to design and constructs the brand-new George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens visitor and event centre has been awarded to local company Sunbuild and will create more than 45 construction jobs. Works are […]

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36 Cruise Ships To Dock At South Australia Ports During February 2019

36 Cruise Ships To Dock At South Australia Ports During February 2019

02 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway South Australia Rides Wave Of Cruise Ship Boom Victor P Taffa A record number of cruise ships are set to sail into South Australia this month, signalling a bumper season for local tourism operators and other businesses worth more than $118 Million for the state’s […]

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6th Prize Season 4 Million Dollar Fish Competition Won By Mark Iseppi

6th Prize Season 4 Million Dollar Fish Competition Won By Mark Iseppi

30 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Tourist Scores A Ripper Catch On Australia Day Victor P Taffa Sixth prize fish of Season 4 of the Million Dollar Fish competition was landed at the Daly River Mango Farm by Queensland tourist Mark Iseppi on Australia Day netting him a cool $10,000 in the […]

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Western Australian Dishes On Menu At Australian Chef’s Los Angeles Restaurant

Western Australian Dishes On Menu At Australian Chef’s Los Angeles Restaurant

21 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Award-Winning Chef Curtis Stone Serves Up Starring Role For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Western Australia inspired dishes on menu at Australian chef’s Los Angeles restaurant Regional Western Australia locations and produce to feature in Curtis Stone’s TV series filmed during Gourmet Escape Supported by the State Government […]

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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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