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Sydney 'for sale': prime locations up for grabs

Sydney 'for sale': prime locations up for grabs | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust has earmarked three prime sites on the northern side of Sydney Harbour for long-term lease and development, including to overseas-based Chinese investors.
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Cooking a case for foreign workers - The Australian

Cooking a case for foreign workers - The Australian | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Cooking a case for foreign workers The Australian “Providing more flexible arrangements to access overseas labour to address shortages will help to provide a stronger tourism workforce that will help the Australian tourism industry become more...
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Families visiting Australia, Argentina and Singapore will see tax benefit of £104 - This is Money

Families visiting Australia, Argentina and Singapore will see tax benefit of £104 - This is Money | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
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Families visiting Australia, Argentina and Singapore will see tax benefit of £104
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The Chancellor said he wanted to 'end the crazy system where you pay less tax travelling to Hawaii than you do travelling to China or India'.
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Major medical workshop bid win for Perth - ITCM

Major medical workshop bid win for Perth
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Broome, Western Australia was recently confirmed as the host destination for the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) Workshop on Wnt Signalling in 2014.
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South Australia's Commercials: Like Them or Not, You Can't Argue ...

Without a single “traditional” shot of hotels, nightlife, beaches, or glittering tourist attractions, director Jeff Darling's take on South Australia is well outside what we expect from a tourism commercial.
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Popular South Korean TV show 'Running Man' filmed in Australia - News & Media - Tourism Australia

This week, fans of Running Man watched contestants compete in Kangaroo suits at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and take a helicopter ride over the Gold Coast. Melbourne’s laneways and surrounds are set to feature as the backdrop for the next episode.
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Brisbane Airport wins fight against night flights - The Daily Telegraph

Brisbane Airport wins fight against night flights - The Daily Telegraph | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Brisbane Airport wins fight against night flights
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Search off WA for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
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Australian casinos bet on the Chinese - Financial Times

Australian casinos bet on the Chinese - Financial Times | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Australian casinos bet on the Chinese Financial Times “While over the last 10 years there has been a significant increase in Chinese tourist arrivals to Australia, we can and should be doing even better given the size and growth of China's outbound...
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Australians are spending $1 billion a week on travel ... and the fastest ... - The Daily Telegraph

Australians are spending $1 billion a week on travel ... and the fastest ... - The Daily Telegraph | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Australians are spending $1 billion a week on travel ... and the fastest ...
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Tourism minister “should be in anger management” - Herald Sun

Tourism minister “should be in anger management”
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Firebrand Namatjira MLA Alison Anderson has alleged NT Tourism Minister Matt Conlan said: “Why don't you do us all a big favour Alison and f*** off, you c***”.
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'Worn-out' tourism sites put Asians off - The Australian

'Worn-out' tourism sites put Asians off - The Australian | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
'Worn-out' tourism sites put Asians off
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THE TOP 5 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHINESE AND WESTE...

THE TOP 5 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHINESE AND WESTE... | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
THE TOP 5 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CHINESE AND WESTERN TRAVELLERS Tourism Review When Western tourists travel to China, they often do so because of the country's ancient history and the many cultural experiences that will await them but it seems that...
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Chinese New Year helps lift visitor numbers - The Australian

Chinese New Year helps lift visitor numbers - The Australian | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The West Australian Chinese New Year helps lift visitor numbers The Australian Malaysian travellers increased nearly 68 per cent and those from Singapore rose nearly 59 per cent, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released...
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Medical tourism to Australia - on the rise - eTurboNews

Medical tourism to Australia - on the rise - eTurboNews | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
eTurboNews Medical tourism to Australia - on the rise eTurboNews Australian hospital administrators and doctors say a small, but increasing number of wealthy patients from Asia, the United States and New Zealand are traveling to Australia for...
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Airport tax overhaul announced - Bicester Advertiser

Airport tax overhaul announced - Bicester Advertiser | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
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Airport tax overhaul announced
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UK airlines, travel companies and Caribbean tourist boards have long bemoaned the APD system and there was a cautious welcome today to the changes.
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ATEC Welcomes Reduction of UK's Duty and BNE Airport Curfew Review

ATEC Welcomes Reduction of UK's Duty and BNE Airport Curfew Review | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The UK Government’s announcement of cut of between £27 and £108 to the duty charged on long haul flights to Australia will have a positive effect on re-engaging this important export tourism market, ATEC Managing Director, Peter Shelley said today.
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Brisbane Airport wins fight against night flights - Perth Now

Brisbane Airport wins fight against night flights - Perth Now | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Brisbane Airport wins fight against night flights
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Search off WA for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
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Australian Government urged to extend e-visas to high spending Asian travellers following disappointing year for Travel & Tourism

Australian Government urged to extend e-visas to high spending Asian travellers following disappointing year for Travel & Tourism | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Australia’s visa policies are inhibiting its Travel & Tourism potential and seeing it lose out on high-spending Asian visitors. That is according to David Scowsill, President and CEO of The Wor...
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Three Australian beaches in world's top 25 - The West Australian

Three Australian beaches in world's top 25 - The West Australian | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
The West Australian Three Australian beaches in world's top 25 The West Australian Turquoise Bay in Western Australia and Cable Beach, near Broome, were the other two Australian beaches in the world's top 25, coming in at number 20 and 22...
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Ryan Van Kemenade's curator insight, July 15, 2014 10:33 PM

Australia has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world but will they stay beautiful when sea levels keep rising and rising therefore we might not have many beaches left. 

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NT station owner to promote red centre

NT station owner to promote red centre | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
A Northern Territory station owner will kick off the latest red centre tourism campaign.
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Tropical match for food and buyers in Cairns in lead up to Australian Tourism Exchange

Tropical match for food and buyers in Cairns in lead up to Australian Tourism Exchange | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
A TROPICAL food exchange matching Far Northern producers with Asian buyers will be held early in May, two weeks before the high profile Australian Tourism Exchange.
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Qld and Texas now sister states - The West Australian

Qld and Texas now sister states - The West Australian | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Qld and Texas now sister states The West Australian Premier Campbell Newman has travelled from Australia's far north to America's deep south to meet with Texas Governor Rick Perry - a former Republican presidential contender - to formalise a sister...
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Travel industry taps into social networks via b...

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The West Australian Travel industry taps into social networks via bloggers The West Australian Catharina Fischer, of the German Tourism Office, said blogging opened up an effective and inexpensive way "to generate content, do marketing on social...
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Queensland tourism on show at Australian Marketplace beach party in the US - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Queensland tourism on show at Australian Marketplace beach party in the US - My Sunshine Coast (press release) | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Queensland tourism on show at Australian Marketplace beach party in the US My Sunshine Coast (press release) Premier Campbell Newman has joined some of the State's tourism operators for a Queensland themed beach party at the inaugural Australian...
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Destination NSW - NSW to host three years of Eastern University Games

Destination NSW - NSW to host three years of Eastern University Games | Australian Tourism Export Council | Scoop.it
Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris, today announced NSW has secured the Eastern University Games for the next three years, with Newcastle to host the 2014 competition.
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