Saturday, June 23, 2018


Australia pilot for new travel portal


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


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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