Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 Released By Minister

Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 Released By Minister

14 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss New Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 Released Victor P Taffa Northern Territory’s Tourism Industry Strategy 2030 was released today which aims to put the sector on a long-term path to prosperity. “A strong, competitive tourism sector benefit Territorians in many ways. It adds billions of dollars […]

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Chair Of Visit Victoria To Be Led By Janet Whiting

Chair Of Visit Victoria To Be Led By Janet Whiting

12 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Janet Whiting Appointed New Chair Of Visit Victoria Victor P Taffa Distinguished lawyer Janet Whiting is to become the new chair of the state’s primary tourism and events body, Visit Victoria. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced that Ms. Whiting […]

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George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Fit Out Commences

George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Fit Out Commences

03 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens Enhancing Visitor Experiences Victor P Taffa George Brown Darwin Botanic Garden’s $9.9 Million visitor and event centre interpretive display is one step closer with the fit out commencing last month. Works have created 45 construction jobs as part of the […]

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More Than 120,000 People Attend Cooly Rocks On 2019

More Than 120,000 People Attend Cooly Rocks On 2019

31 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Cooly Rocks On Music To Tourism Industry’s Ears Victor P Taffa Australia’s largest nostalgia festival celebrated record growth in 2019 with new data released today showing more than 120,000 people attended Cooly Rocks On this year generating nearly $7 Million for the Gold Coast economy. Minister for […]

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Albany Tourism Will Increase Further With High Speed Rail

Albany Tourism Will Increase Further With High Speed Rail

26 August 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Albany Tourism Breaking Records And Enticing Visitors Victor P Taffa Visitors to Albany have grown by 26 % from March 2018-March 2019 Albany REX air route has record-breaking increase with 61,500 passengers since July 2018 Positive feedback means REX will drop Community Fare advance purchase period from 60 days to […]

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North Stradbroke Island Tourism Up 5% In Last 12 Months

North Stradbroke Island Tourism Up 5% In Last 12 Months

20 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones North Straddie No Longer Queensland’s Best Kept Secret Victor P Taffa More people are discovering the magic of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), with the latest visitor research showing that annual tourism numbers have grown by more than 5 %. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones said […]

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Hayman Island Rebounds From Cyclone Debbie

Hayman Island Rebounds From Cyclone Debbie

18 August 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Hayman Island Transformation Brings In New Era For Whitsundays Victor P Taffa 2 years after the devastation of Cyclone Debbie, the revamped resort on Hayman Island is back, better than ever. It’s 1 of 3 Whitsundays island resorts to re-open in 2019, joining […]

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Report Shows Number Of People Employed In Tourism Is Up 4% On 2018

Report Shows Number Of People Employed In Tourism Is Up 4% On 2018

16 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Tourism David Ridgway Tourism Jobs In South Australia On The Rise Victor P Taffa South Australia’s tourism industry is booming, employing more people than ever before, according to latest figures released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA). Figures show that the total number of people employed in the sector has risen to […]

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Sustainable Cruise Blueprint Plan Released By Hodgman Govt

Sustainable Cruise Blueprint Plan Released By Hodgman Govt

15 August 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Cruise Ship Strategy A Blueprint To Deliver Sustainable Growth Across The State Victor P Taffa Cruise ships are an important contributor to Tasmania’s visitor economy, injecting $30.5 Million into the state last year, Premier Will Hodgman said. Sustainable Cruise Blueprint, released today, outlines our plan to grow this to $50 Million […]

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Report Shows Tourism Industry To Be Leading Employment Sector

Report Shows Tourism Industry To Be Leading Employment Sector

15 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Report Shows Record Number Of Jobs For Western Australia Tourism Industry Victor P Taffa Highest number of Western Australia tourism industry jobs on record Tourism Research Australia State Tourism Satellite Account 2017-18 released Report reveals positive news for Western Australia tourism industry in 2017-18 State has achieved the […]

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Visitors Consume $42.5 Billion Worth Of Goods And Services 7% Up On 2018

Visitors Consume $42.5 Billion Worth Of Goods And Services 7% Up On 2018

15 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres New South Wales Tourism Industry Breaks Records Victor P Taffa New South Wales continues to lead the nation’s tourism industry with record-breaking economic contribution and employment across the sector. New figures from Tourism Research Australia show domestic visitors to New South Wales contribute $29.4 Billion and international […]

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30,000 Queensland Tourism Jobs Created Since 2015

30,000 Queensland Tourism Jobs Created Since 2015

14 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Palaszczuk Government Creates 30,000 Queensland Tourism Jobs Victor P Taffa New data released today shows the Palaszczuk Government has created more than 30,000 tourism jobs since forming government in 2015 an increase of 15.5 % to 236,000 jobs state-wide. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones said […]

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$8 Million Reefworld Pontoon Project To Be Built In The Whitsundays

$8 Million Reefworld Pontoon Project To Be Built In The Whitsundays

02 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones New Attraction Brings Thousands Of Tourists To The Whitsundays Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will partner with Cruise Whitsundays to build the $8 Million Reefworld pontoon project in the Whitsundays, Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones announced today. Minister Jones said the pontoon would have capacity […]

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Tourism Hub To Provide 2,300 Jobs In Tropical North Queensland

Tourism Hub To Provide 2,300 Jobs In Tropical North Queensland

31 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Global Tourism Hub Could Create Thousands Of Jobs In Cairns Victor P Taffa New economic modelling released today shows a Global Tourism Hub in Cairns could create as many as 2,300 jobs in Tropical North Queensland. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones said PWC’s Tropical North […]

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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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