Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Cabinet rep & new regional focus a good outcome for Tourism according to TAA

Tourism Accommodation has welcomed the appointment of Steve Ciobo as the new minister representing the tourism sector in federal cabinet. Mr Ciobo was appointed this week as the minister for trade, tourism and investment. The member for Hinkler in regional Queensland, Keith Pitt, was also appointed as the new assistant minister for trade, tourism and investment. Welcoming the appointments, TAA …

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Indonesian Wins $1m Memo

AN31-2-Million Dollar Memo

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 Hotels.com 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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