Saturday, June 23, 2018

Industry

Australia pilot for new travel portal

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Australia has been selected as the founding country to showcase and roll out a new online travel portal to bring travellers and the local community together onto a single platform from which visitors can access, purchase and share definitive information, experiences, advice about the destination and its tourism products.

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Australia’s first blogger race winner

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Friday marked the conclusion of Australia’s first blogger race around the country, the T-Qual Tick Race, with Natalie Birt named as the winner of the inaugural event, which was created to showcase some of Australia’s quality tourism operators that are endorsed by the T-QUAL Tick.

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Gillard to announce huge tourism campaign

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In Shanghai today [8 April], prime minister Julia Gillard will announce the G’Day China tourism campaign based on the successful G’Day USA promotion. The $1.75 million G’Day China campaign will begin next year and will use Australian celebrities to entice Chinese tourists to Australia to benefit from the Asian Century, according to Ms Gillard.

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Singapore hub for Australia visas

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The border control agencies of Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom have appointed VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions and governments, to offer a cohesive visa application facility in Singapore. 

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