TIA seeks higher GST revenue for local government
Organisation says current funding model inadequate, with councils eager to entice higher tourist numbers through im
TIA reaches milestone in business sustainability co-op
More than 1,000 businesses across the country and now on board with a sustainability framework being implemented by
Tourism industry launches careers package to attract New Zealanders
A new online platform launched at TRENZ 2019 has launched to help steer young people into careers in hospitality an
Australia reaches Tourism 2020 expenditure target
Latest National Visitor Data takes overall full-year expenditure above a key long-term performance metric.
TAA breaks out on its own with new Sydney offices
Current flatmate arrangement with the AHA to come to an end by June.
Industry reactions to ‘modest’ 2019 Federal Budget
The AAoA, TAA, TA, TTF and ATEC have all weighed in with mostly positive sentiments to the annual government cash s
Australia closes 2018 with 8.5m overseas visitors
Visitors arriving for educational purposes soared, while the backpacker market took a hit over the year, the data s
The Star, Hard Rock and Reef to bid for Cairns GTH
Three global firms will now submit plans for a FNQ Global Tourism Hub in Cairns.
Capital cities driving hotel investment growth: Colliers
A new report from the market analysts notes Australia’s investment grade rooms now valued at over AUD$56 billion.
TAA urging Coalition to come to rate parity party
Hotel industry associations are united in fighting rate parity regardless of the election result.
TTF Survey: Aussies want more tourism investment
Travellers have also called for a review into a largely unknown departure tax
Queensland to develop new Gold Coast tourism hub
Development similar to Queen’s Wharf in Brisbane has been earmarked for the Gold Coast.
Spicers Retreats Scenic Rim Trail approved to build
New eco-tourism cabins will provide rest stops on a lengthy Scenic Rim Walk experience.
STR hotel stats (Jan 2019): Cities relish new supply
Australia’s major cities are now balancing out after the influx of new rooms opening.