Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles probed for more explanation in regards to the chemical spill from firefighting foam at Brisbane Airport (SBS, 18-Apr-2017). On…..
Tourism New Zealand announced (18-Apr-2017) plans to target travel agents in the Philippines to boost tourism to New Zealand. Tourism New Zealand regional manager, South and South East…..
Australia‘s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, via his personal Facebook page, announced (18-Apr-2017) the removal the 457 visa programme for skilled migrants. Mr Turnbull stated the government would replace the programme with…..
Alliance Aviation Services advised that the contract it currently holds with OZ Minerals will end on 11-Aug-2017 (Australian Aviation, 18-Apr-2017). The contract includes operating services to the organisation’s…..
Vanuatu Tourism Office launched a AUD255,000 (USD192,684) “Wake Up In Vanuatu” consumer marketing campaign in New South Wales and Queensland, in an attempt to reach travellers in…..
Tourism New Zealand stated (13-Apr-2017) the World Masters Games opens in Auckland on 21-Apr-2017 and is a major opportunity to encourage as many of the…..
Destination NSW appointed (13-Apr-2017) Barbara Samoilenko as the organisation’s first Business Development Manager for Germany and France. Ms Samoilenko will be responsible for developing and…..
Indonesia shows a flicker of its tourist potential as Garuda increases focus on Australia-Jakarta routes
Although Indonesia has a population of 250 million people and sits only a few kilometres off Australia’s coast, the massive market is a tiny player…..
Tourism Australia reported (17-Apr-2017) visitor arrivals to Australia fell 2% in Feb-2017. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 780,100, -2.1% year-on-year; China: 142,200, -18.2%; UK: 87,100, +7.1%; New Zealand: 82,400, +4.3%;…..
Qantas advised a parliamentary committee to refrain from allowing international carriers to operate on domestic routes in Australia, known as cabotage (Sydney Morning Herald, 17-Apr-2017). A submission by Qantas group…..