Sunday, May 27, 2018


Visitors to benefit from seasonal worker pilot

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Domestic and international visitors are set to benefit from increased levels of service as a result of the commencement of the Seasonal Worker Programme Northern Australia tourism pilot, according to Australia’s accommodation industry.

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Sydney prepares for soccer fan surge


Arsenal football fans have now begun planning their trip to Sydney and NSW, following the team’s match date announcement for their two-game tour in 2017. The Gunners will play Sydney FC on Thursday July 13, 2017, and the Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday July 15, 2017.

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Chinese tourism juggernaut to power AUS visitor economy

Australia’s visitor economy is on track to generate $127 billion in overnight expenditure by 2020 backed by a surging Chinese visitor market according to the latest tourism forecasts. The latest official forecasts released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) today has seen upward revisions in domestic and international visitors and expenditure over the 10 year forecast period. Key facts • International …

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Longer runway means more hotel guests in Tasmania


The Australian government’s decision to approve the extension of Hobart Airport’s runway will encourage more international visitors to visit Tasmania, triggering more hotel guestroom nights according to the Accommodation Association of Australia.

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