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Tourism business set to blossom - The Canberra Times

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Tourism business set to blossom
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Inland NSW Tourism wants to double its $2.6 billion industry by 2020 and chief executive Graham Perry believes collaboration in the regions can help drive that growth.
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Ballarat's 'wombassador' goes viral - Jindabyne Summit Sun

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Ballarat's 'wombassador' goes viral
Jindabyne Summit Sun
Patrick the Wombat, who lives at Ballarat Wildlife Park, is back in his famous wheelbarrow to represent the city after a post about his habit went viral at the weekend.
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TTF – Tourism Must Be Central To Bays Precinct Revitalisation

TTF – Tourism Must Be Central To Bays Precinct Revitalisation | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The proposed revitalisation of the Bays Precinct presents a prime opportunity to help grow the New South Wales tourism industry and its contribution to the state's economy, according to peak national industry body Tourism ...
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New Zealand to host Australian Tourism Ministers' meeting

New Zealand to host Australian Tourism Ministers' meeting | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
New Zealand will host a meeting of Australian Tourism Ministers early next year to explore areas where the two countries can drive greater innovation and productivity in the tourism sector, Associate read more (New Zealand to host Australian Tourism...
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Melbourne Hotel's $40m facelift - The West Australian

Melbourne Hotel's $40m facelift - The West Australian | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The West Australian Melbourne Hotel's $40m facelift The West Australian Perth's heritage-listed Melbourne Hotel is set for a $40 million facelift to transform the site on the corner of Milligan and Hay streets into a 67-room hotel and 20-storey...

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Exclusive video: Perth needs more hotels

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The Lord Mayor of Perth, Lisa Scaffidi, says even with the development boom in the Western Australian capital, the city needs more rooms.

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Aboriginal tourism on agenda for Esperance - Esperance Express

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Aboriginal tourism on agenda for Esperance
Esperance Express
In its recent 2014-5 budget, the state government earmarked $4.6 million over a four-year period, funding that will be used to develop Indigenous tourism product across Western Australia.
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Northern Territory makes way for education tourism ...

A new plan released this week could see the Territory become the preferred Australian destination for school groups.
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United Nations World Tourism Organization 2013 Tourism Highlights

United Nations World Tourism Organization 2013 Tourism Highlights Andrew Williams Jr Email: aj@trn.tv Mobile: +1-424-222-1997 Skype: andrew.williams.jr http://twitter.com/AWilliamsJr http://xeeme.com/AmbassadorAWJ https://www.facebook.com/FAUBermuda...

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Anzac centenary boosts Albany tourism - WA today

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Anzac centenary boosts Albany tourism
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China Tourism By the Numbers, Scary Numbers.... | Travel Trends

China Tourism By the Numbers, Scary Numbers.... | Travel Trends | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
China is all about the numbers – 1.36 billion people, 97 million of whom travelled internationally last year. Easy to see why China is the world's most important tourism market, especially for tourism offices looking to boost visit ...
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Tourism plan addresses Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsula ...

Federal Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb and Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events Louise Asher today released the Mornington Peninsula and Phillip Island Tourism Employment Plan addressing ...
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East Coast USA kicks off inaugural Australia roadshow - Travel Weekly

East Coast USA kicks off inaugural Australia roadshow - Travel Weekly | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
East Coast USA kicks off inaugural Australia roadshow Travel Weekly The week-long event will see tourism representatives from New York City, New York State, Washington DC and Florida visit Australian cities for a series of events centred on local...
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Cutbacks to SA Tourism Industry Council linked to outspoken CEO Ward Tilbrook

Cutbacks to SA Tourism Industry Council linked to outspoken CEO Ward Tilbrook | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
A PEAK tourism industry body has criticised the State Government for stripping its funding, questioning whether it is because its chief executive is too outspoken.
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News in brief: Tuesday July 22 - Travel Weekly

News in brief: Tuesday July 22 - Travel Weekly | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
News in brief: Tuesday July 22
Travel Weekly
Destination NSW has partnered with HotelClub to promote travel to Sydney this winter, through a digital campaign.
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Outback tourism group keen to track down more tourists - ABC Local

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Outback tourism group keen to track down more tourists
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The Outback Queensland Tourism Association (OQTA) is hoping new technology will help boost tourist numbers next year.
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Around Australia – Victoria is on a roll of growth!

Around Australia – Victoria is on a roll of growth! | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
It is great to see the rivalry between the various State tourism organisations, especially between New South Wales and in particular Sydney and Victoria, of course in particular Melbourne, with bot...
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Exclusive: Ovolo’s 2000-room Aussie goal

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Ovolo’s parent company, the Hong Kong-based Hind Hotels and Properties Limited, has a goal of reaching 2000 rooms in Australia over the next five years.


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$100-million Point Nepean National Park facelift to create a luxury retreat - The Age

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$100-million Point Nepean National Park facelift to create a luxury retreat
The Age
The move is part of a controversial state government push to open up two thirds of Victoria's national parks for "nature-based" tourism development.
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From the carnage of MH17, faint hopes for peace and safer airlines - The Age

From the carnage of MH17, faint hopes for peace and safer airlines - The Age | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The Age From the carnage of MH17, faint hopes for peace and safer airlines The Age Almost 300 people - babies on parental laps; world-leading researchers heading to Melbourne on their quest to fight AIDS; at least 154 Dutch, 43 Malaysians, 28...
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Exclusive: IHG back to Brisbane - Hotel Management

Exclusive: IHG back to Brisbane - Hotel Management | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it

IHG is heading back to Brisbane and HM has the details on a new-build Holiday Inn Express in Spring Hill.


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Design for new Perth sports stadium unveiled - Brisbane Times

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Design for new Perth sports stadium unveiled
Brisbane Times
"50,000 sports spectators already visit WA each year, adding more than $60 million to the state economy.
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Help for Aboriginal tourism - Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury

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Help for Aboriginal tourism
Merredin Wheatbelt Mercury
THE WA Indigenous Tourism Operators Council is looking to meet an expanding tourism appetite for Aboriginal cultural experiences.
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Sydney Set for Biggest Hotel Boom Since Olympics in 2000 - Bloomberg

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Sydney Set for Biggest Hotel Boom Since Olympics in 2000 Bloomberg Almost 5,000 hotel rooms were added in New South Wales state over the 12 months to September 2000, following about 2,300 the previous year, according to figures from the Australian...
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Queensland tourism figures falling - Brisbane Times

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Queensland tourism figures falling
Brisbane Times
“We are taking a long term approach to tourism after Labor mismanagement saw Queensland lose its position as Australia's number one holiday destination.
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NSW Dominance Across Key Tourism Indicators Continues

NSW Dominance Across Key Tourism Indicators Continues | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
NSW continues its dominant position with the greatest share of visitors coming to our State from around Australia according to the latest National Visitor Survey (NVS) Destination NSW Chief Executive Officer Sandra Chipchase has announced....
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