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Travelport acquires stake in Australian tech company - Travel Weekly

Travelport acquires stake in Australian tech company  - Travel Weekly | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The GDS company also upped its stake in the eNett payment solutions joint venture to 73%.
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Tourism tipped to overtake coal as Australia's second-biggest export | afr.com ... - The Australian Financial Review

Tourism tipped to overtake coal as Australia's second-biggest export | afr.com ... - The Australian Financial Review | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
After a sharp depreciation of the Australian dollar and a related drop in the price of key commodities, it looks like Australia's long-awaited transition away from mining-related infrastructure development is well under way.
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New tourism campaign urges people to visit NT before they die

New tourism campaign urges people to visit NT before they die | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
A new tourism advertising campaign plays on people's fear of death to try to encourage them to visit the Northern Territory.
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Tourism Australia and Expedia join forces to promote Australian tourism

Tourism Australia and Expedia join forces to promote Australian tourism | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The three year Memorandum of Understanding represents the first formal agreement which Tourism Australia has entered into with a global online travel agency.
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Tourism and Transport Forum - Queensland Budget Provides Certainty For Tourism

Tourism and Transport Forum - Queensland Budget Provides Certainty For Tourism | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
14 JULY: The Palaszczuk Government’s first budget delivers on its promise to provide certainty for Tourism & Events Queensland funding, with an allocation of $400 million over four years, according to the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF).
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Ten year China visa great for Australian tourism

Ten year China visa great for Australian tourism | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
With Chinese visitors spending around $5.4 billion in Australia each year, and a doubling of China visitors expected over the next 5 years, this initiative puts Australian back in the game as both an appealing destination and as having a friendly ...
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Regional tourism businesses hit hard by cost of new public holidays - Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC)

Regional tourism businesses hit hard by cost of new public holidays - Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The Victoria Tourism Industry Council (VTIC) is concerned about regional businesses being hit by the costs of the government’s new public …
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Paul Keating thinks the Gold Coast needs to get out of the 80s and build modern hotels

Paul Keating thinks the Gold Coast needs to get out of the 80s and build modern hotels | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA’S tourism industry has copped a Paul Keating upper cut, being told to pull up its socks or risk losing the Chinese market.
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Aboriginal Australia: Our Country is waiting for you

Directed by renowned Australian Directors Brendan Fletcher and Warwick Thornton, this short film showcases some of the amazing Aboriginal tourism ...
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Indigenous culture in the spotlight in new tourism campaign | SBS News - SBS

Indigenous culture in the spotlight in new tourism campaign | SBS News - SBS | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
A new tourism campaign launched today is being hailed as a chance to empower Indigenous communities across the land. It's Tourism Australia's new approach and Indigenous Australia's new opportunity.
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World-Renowned Lego Exhibition Premieres In Sydney

World-Renowned Lego Exhibition Premieres In Sydney | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres today announced the NSW Government has secured the world premiere of renowned New York LEGO brick artist Nathan Sawaya’s latest exhibition,...
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Australian tourism landmark opens for new business - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Australia's government and the Uluru's traditional owners are calling for investors, especially international investors, to propose tourism projects around the iconic sandstone rock to reverse declines in visitor numbers.
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Media Statements - A-camping we will go and caravanning too

Media Statements - A-camping we will go and caravanning too | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Department of the Premier and Cabinet, Media Statements
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Big ideas welcome for Uluru tourism

Big ideas welcome for Uluru tourism | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
TOURIST numbers are growing at Uluru and traditional owners are keen to partner with entrepreneurs to keep them coming, in an environmentally sustainable and culturally sensitive way.
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South American market growing as opportunity ripe for picking in Cairns - The Cairns Post

South American market growing as opportunity ripe for picking in Cairns - The Cairns Post | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
IMPROVED air access and more trade and tourism delegations between Cairns and South America have opened potential for the Far North to capitalise on the growing emerging market.
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Boom in Asian tourism to help Australian business

Boom in Asian tourism to help Australian business | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Companies in several industries, including aviation, construction, casinos, shopping malls and wine, stand to benefit from a boom in Asian tourists that will help offset the economic drag from declining resources investment, says CLSA.
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Tourism NT urges consumers to travel now as agency launches fresh marketing push - MuMbrella

Tourism NT urges consumers to travel now as agency launches fresh marketing push - MuMbrella | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Tourism Northern Territory has launched a marketing campaign warning consumers not to delay their trip to the Top End any longer - or their mortality may g
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ELITE

ELITE | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is the peak industry body representing Australia’s $30 billion tourism export sector. As an organisation, our views are informed by the broadest cross-section of the Australian tourism industry.
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Paul Keating gives tough love to hoteliers at Mantra Group conference - NEWS.com.au

Paul Keating gives tough love to hoteliers at Mantra Group conference - NEWS.com.au | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
PAUL KEATING has delivered a trademark kick up the pants to the hotel industry warning operators they were stuck in the 80s and 90s.
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Qantas becomes first airline to offer virtual reality headsets - Gulf Business News

Qantas becomes first airline to offer virtual reality headsets - Gulf Business News | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The VR technology offers first class customers interactive content
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Tourism funding review after Hunter complaints

Tourism funding review after Hunter complaints | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The NSW government is set to review how it funds regional tourism organisations, more than four weeks after Tourism Hunter called for a more sustainable model.
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Million Dollar Fish

Tourism NT catches up with cricketing legend and Mate of the Territory, Matthew Hayden, who has been announced as the face of the Territory's new Million ...
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Actor David Wenham to lead Cinefest Oz Film Prize jury - ABC News (Australian ... - ABC Local

Actor David Wenham to lead Cinefest Oz Film Prize jury - ABC News (Australian ... - ABC Local | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Australian actor David Wenham is the new chairman of the Cinefest Oz Film Prize jury.
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Cadel's Great Ocean Road race to boost Victorian tourism

Cadel's Great Ocean Road race to boost Victorian tourism | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race looks set to become a major tourist attraction for Victoria with the new event already starting to earn the respect of the world's pro-cycling governing body, race organisers said today.
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Convicts Spurned Botany Bay. Cruise Ships Can't Be Picky - Bloomberg Business - Bloomberg

Convicts Spurned Botany Bay. Cruise Ships Can't Be Picky - Bloomberg Business - Bloomberg | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
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That's just when Australia's slowing economy needs a bump from tourism.
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UnionPay represents future of Chinese tourist dollar

UnionPay represents future of Chinese tourist dollar | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Chinese tourists have a reputation for making high-end purchases in cash. The likely reason is that the hotel or shop they are in does not accept UnionPay, the monopoly credit and debit card payment scheme in China.
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