TTF calls for increased tourism and transport investment in ACT budget

    Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) recommended (02-Jun-2017) the ACT Government invest in destination marketing and transport infrastructure to drive the ACT’s continued growth and support its ambition to become one of the world’s most liveable and competitive cities. TTF CEO Margy Osmond stated “the 2017/18 ACT Budget must contain continued investment in destination marketing, as well as support for major events such as Floriade and the National Folk Festival, will continue to lead to significant growth of the ACT tourism industry. Tourism has become increasingly important to the ACT, directly contributing around AUD1 billion to the ACT economy and employing more than 10,000 people.