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Big News Network.com is a leading provider of news headlines with over 400 distinct categories of current news. (NSW Government launches major summer tourism campaign: The NSW Government is investing almost $2 million in a ...
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Tourism fuels Australia's AUS$20b Chinese property boost - OPP Connect

Tourism fuels Australia's AUS$20b Chinese property boost - OPP Connect | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
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Tourism fuels Australia's AUS$20b Chinese property boost
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Australasia is among key targets for Chinese developers, says Mr Taylor. “In some ways, Australia is to China what the South of France has long been to the UK.
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Accor’s McGrath talks Ibis plans

Accor’s McGrath talks Ibis plans | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it

The economy hotel sector in Australia continues to be revitalised with the launch of the most innovative economy hotel to be built in Australia, ibis Adelaide.


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WA’s Pink Lake in Port Gregory is being used by Lancome to market its new lipstick range

WA’s Pink Lake in Port Gregory is being used by Lancome to market its new lipstick range | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it

Pink is the new black for WA tourism. The iconic pink salt lake Hutt Lagoon near Port Gregory is causing a stir in the fashion world, with Lancome Australia using photos at that location to promote a new lipstick range.


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This WA lake, which boasts a pink hue created by bacteria becoming trapped in the salt granules, is being used by Lancome to market its latest lipstick range.
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Promise check: $38 million to expand Hobart International Airport - ABC Online

Promise check: $38 million to expand Hobart International Airport - ABC Online | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Promise check: $38 million to expand Hobart International Airport
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Tony Abbott promised his Government would upgrade Hobart's International Airport to strengthen the economic and tourism capacity of Tasmania.
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A pearler of a family business - Business Spectator

A pearler of a family business - Business Spectator | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
A pearler of a family business Business Spectator When Baron Alistair McAlpine of West Green Hampshire died at his home in Italy in January this year there was a service for him far away in in Broome, WA, where hundreds of locals and their families...
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NZ and Australian tourism bosses to partner to attract foreigners

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Qantas steps forward with a strong initiative for Australian Tourism industry ... - PR Web (press release)

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Australia experiences fastest visitor arrivals growth in nearly a decade

Australia experiences fastest visitor arrivals growth in nearly a decade | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Improved economic conditions in the US and UK have contributed to the strongest growth in international visitors to Australia in nine years with arrivals projected to grow more than 5 percent annually over the next three years according to the Tourism and Hotel Market Outlook report.

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Bradley Woods's curator insight, July 26, 1:48 AM

While growth continued to be driven by arrivals from Asia, “improving economic conditions in the US and UK” contributed to a further acceleration in arrivals from those markets.

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Ballarat's 'wombassador' goes viral - Jindabyne Summit Sun

Ballarat's 'wombassador' goes viral - Jindabyne Summit Sun | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Ballarat's 'wombassador' goes viral
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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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Meet the NSW Locals - Australian Tourism First - Augmented Reality - YouTube

Destination NSW invites you to get away and meet the locals of regional NSW Australia. In an Australian Tourism first, head to participating Westfield shoppi...
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Online check-in, keyless entry at Hilton

Online check-in, keyless entry at Hilton | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it

In a first for the hospitality industry, Hilton Worldwide has announced its guests will have unprecedented choice and control over their entire hotel stay with the ability to check-in and choose their exact room from digital floor plans, as well as...


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Traditional owners open hidden Eden - The West Australian

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Traditional owners open hidden Eden
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Aboriginal elders Rita Cutter and Frank Wongawol sit at the foot of Katjarra, a sweeping red range that rises spectacularly out of WA's Central Desert plains.
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New South Australia Tourism Plan to help build $8 billion industry

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A new tourism plan for South Australia reaffirms the State Government’s ambition to build an $8 billion tourism industry by 2020.
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Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand - WA today

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand - WA today | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand
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... but any profit would go into ''restoration and custodianship of our properties''.
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New hotels to hit the market - Sydney Morning Herald

New hotels to hit the market - Sydney Morning Herald | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald New hotels to hit the market Sydney Morning Herald According to a report commissioned specifically by the Tourism Accommodation Australia, it shows that for the hotel property sector, the $1 million increase in marketing and...
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Inbound visitors, business travellers push Sydney & Melbourne hotel occupancies to breaking point

Inbound visitors, business travellers push Sydney & Melbourne hotel occupancies to breaking point | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The continued growth of low-cost Asian airline capacity and the economic recovery underway in the United Kingdom and the United States has contributed to v

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According to Deloitte Access Economics’ Lachlan Smirl, “The strengthening Australian Dollar ($A) was not enough to dampen growth in international leisure visitors.  We know economic growth is the big driver of travel and as economic growth returned to the UK and US – and continued across the critical markets of Asia – visitor arrivals surged.”

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Australian travel is cool again, with UK and US visitors helping drive strongest international tourism growth for a decade

Australian travel is cool again, with UK and US visitors helping drive strongest international tourism growth for a decade | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
ECONOMIC recovery in Britain and the United States has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia. (Australian travel is cool again, with UK and US visitors helping drive ...
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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

Exclusive: Ovolo’s 2000-room Aussie goal | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it

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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