Tag: Australia

Business Events Australia holds Dreamtime 2017 in Brisbane

Tourism Australia’s signature incentive product showcase – Dreamtime 2017, successfully concluded in Brisbane recently. The official opening ceremony took place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and scheduled business sessions took place between 89 of Australia’s business events industry and almost 100 international incentive planners and decision makers. The two-day program included networking events […]

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Australia tackles worldwide Angling market with nationwide Fishing Program

A suite of promotional materials – including a video, itineraries, articles and stunning imagery – has been published by Tourism Australia to promote the Great Fishing Adventures of Australia collective to keen anglers around the world. The group of independently owned fishing tourism operators in some of Australia’s most naturally spectacular and pristine environments is […]

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China set to become number one source market in tourist arrivals for Australia

According to the latest forecasts released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA), Chinese overseas visitor arrivals will overtake New Zealanders as the number one source of inbound arrivals, spending the most tourism dollars by 2017-18. The tourism body says Australia tourism has become much more important as the country ‘transitions to a more diversified service-based economy’ […]

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Australia expects 8% growth in Indian tourist arrivals in 2017

Due to faster visa processing and direct connectivity, Australia is expecting about eight percent growth in Indian tourist arrivals this year, up to 2,80,000. As per the data released by Tourism Australia, 259,900 Indian travellers visited Australia in 2016. “We are expecting 2,75,000-2,80,000 Indian travellers to visit Australia,” said Tourism Australia Country Manager, India and […]

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Sovereign Hill in Australia offers a range of activities to experience this winter season

Sovereign Hill’s Winter Wonderlights event celebrates the cold season in festive styles. Visitors come from near and far, rugged up in beanies, scarves and mittens to enjoy a fun-filled day of Christmas in July celebrations, complete with faux snowfalls and warming winter fare. At dusk, the magic of the ‘Winter Wonderlights’ begins, as the site […]

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Travel and tourism sector in Australia expected to grow by 2030

In the next 15 years, the travel and tourism sector in Australia is expected to grow strongly and assist in the country’s exports. This growth, as predicted by HSBC Bank, will be in part fuelled by a rise in real incomes in East Asia, especially China. HSBC accounted that tourism and travel related services, including […]

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Australia’s eastern tropical paradise

Enjoying the sounds of the country’s glorious coast from every angle is only the beginning. Here Visitors get their breath taken away thanks to the wonderful sights being shown by a 50m crane and if that’s not enough there’s always helicopters and snorkelling. Source: BBC

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SIA to increase its frequency in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia

Singapore Airlines will be increasing flight frequency to points in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia in the Northern Summer operating season (March 26, 2017 to October 28, 2017) to meet growing travel demand. In Australia, Melbourne will be served with 31 weekly flights, up from 28, with effect from July 17, 2017, while […]

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Masterchef India season 5’s semi-final concludes in Sydney

Sydney’s culinary credentials were the highlight at MasterChef India Season 5’s semi-final episodes.  The judges and remaining six contestants cooked their way across the Harbour city’s most iconic locations. From Bondi Beach to the Harbour foreshore, and the Sydney Cricket Ground, judges Chef Vikas Khanna, Chef Kunal Kapur and Zorawar Kalra put the contestants through […]

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SWISS offering new codeshare services to Australia and New Zealand

Customers of SWISS can now travel to Canberra on a new codeshare service operated by Singapore Airlines, which is also offering onward connections from the Australian capital to Wellington in New Zealand. Additionally, frequencies are to be increased on the existing codeshare routes to Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, which were introduced last April. […]

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