Saturday, April 21, 2018


Indonesian Wins $1m Memo

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Finalist Rusman Salem Mustam from ADR Group of Companies, Indonesia, walked away with a $1 million incentive prize for his business this week after winning Tourism Queensland’s Million Dollar Memo.

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It’s time for hoteliers to change their perceptions of Chinese travellers

Ninety-two percent of Chinese travellers plan to increase or maintain spending; Australia remains top of the travel wish list for Chinese travellers. • Fifth annual Chinese International Travel Monitor confirms continuing growth of Chinese outbound travel • One-third of travellers from China say they plan to spend more on travel in the next year, despite the economic slowdown • …

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Wine Tourism Boosted by Grant


The minister for tourism, Martin Ferguson, has launched a new phase of the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia’s National Wine Tourism Strategy, to help create world’s best-practice to wine tourism experiences across Australia.

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TAA welcomes government review of ‘backpacker tax’

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Australia’s peak hotel industry body, Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA), has welcomed the federal government’s announcement today that there would be a six-month postponement of the introduction of the ‘backpacker tax’ to allow a ‘whole of government’ review into working holiday visas.

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