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Australia launches 8D virtual tourism experience

Australia recently decided to launch a new immersive virtual experience with a new series of videos with 8D audio.

  • Coronavirus impact may leave Australian tourism, retail sectors in shambles

    Published on : Thursday, February 13, 2020

    According to analysts from Commonwealth Bank and ANZ, the aftermath of coronavirus on Chinese factories and tourism might result in a significant impact on Australian retailers and the broader economy.   Chinese tourists and international students spend more at Australian …

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  • Australia tourism witnessing a lot of cancellations due to corona virus threat

    Published on : Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    Cairns and Port Trips and Attractions have more than 200 staff across its bus tours, nature parks and sanctuaries in far-north Queensland. However, now with the corona virus threat, these regions are witnessing a lot of cancellations with the Australian …

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  • Bushfires and corona virus twin disasters hit Australian tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, February 12, 2020

    There are many bus tour services in the iconic New South Wales Blue Mountains with normally six hop-on, hop-off buses on the road over December and January, but things are different this summer.   “During some of those days we …

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  • Perry Impressive: Push On For Huge World Cup Crowd At MCG

    Published on : Thursday, February 6, 2020

    Victoria’s support for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup is building, just over one month out from an anticipated blockbuster crowd turning out for the final at the MCG.   Images of two stars of the show – Australian cricket …

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  • Bushfire Recovery Boost For Victoria’s Regional Events

    Published on : Sunday, February 2, 2020

    The Andrews Labor Government will launch a special events booster fund to help kickstart the recovery of regions affected by the summer’s devastating bushfires.   Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula said that the dedicated Bushfire Recovery …

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  • Stop on Uluru climbing impacts local tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    The stop on climbing Uluru has left the local tourism industry of Australia to trip and compelled some hotels to cut their prices by up to 40 per cent.   Tourism operators and hoteliers have reported that they had to …

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  • Tourism Australia launches campaign to promote domestic tourism

    Published on : Friday, January 24, 2020

    Tourism Australia launched ‘Holiday Here This Year’, and urged Australians to holiday at home. Tourism Australia launched a $20 million Holiday Here This Year campaign, urging local communities to leave their passport home and travel locally to support the country’s …

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  • Incentives boost up partially damaged Australian tourism

    Published on : Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Melbourne Convention Bureau or MCB has secured two new incentive groups, arriving in February.   By now, nine groups have already got confirmation to visit this quarter, attracting more than 1,265 visitors to regional Victoria as part of their itinerary. …

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  • An A$ 25 million fund has been created for international tourism marketing in Australia

    Published on : Thursday, January 23, 2020

    In October 2019, Tourism Australia kick-started on a campaign through which it expects to turn the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup final the most attended sporting event for women.  Few months later, Australia is in the world headlines for all …

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  • Australia to provide $76 million for communities and tourism businesses affected by wildfires

    Published on : Thursday, January 23, 2020

    The Australian government announced that communities and tourism businesses affected by the devastating wildfires would receive an initial payment of $76 million with the help of the Morrison Government’s National Bushfire Recovery Fund.   Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the …

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  • Australians Urged To Holiday at Home to Boost Bushfire Recovery

    Published on : Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    AUSTRALIANS are being encouraged to throw their support behind Australia’s tourism industry in the wake of the devastating bushfires by holidaying in their own backyard. Tourism Australia’s Holiday Here This Year campaign launched today taps into the overwhelming goodwill and support for …

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  • Austrian hamlet of Hallstatt – victim of overtourism

    Published on : Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    With its frozen vistas and sparkling lakes, the Austrian hamlet of Hallstatt is known as a real-world inspiration for Disney’s hit musical Frozen.   But the 16th century settlement has witnessed unbearable levels of tourism, being flooded with selfie-taking tourists …

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  • Australia to pour $52 million into tourism recovery package

    Published on : Monday, January 20, 2020

    On Sunday, the Australian government announced a tourism recovery package of $52 million (A$76 million) to get tourists to return to the continent again as it acknowledges that cancellations have been plentiful while forward bookings are few.   While Tourism …

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  • Gain, Set, Match: Australian Open 2020 A Winner For Victoria

    Published on : Monday, January 20, 2020

    Tens of thousands of tennis fans will pour through the gates of Melbourne Park today as Victoria celebrates the start of the Australian Open – one of the most anticipated two weeks in world sport.   The Open will be …

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  • Tourism welcomes recovery funds to keep industry strong

    Published on : Sunday, January 19, 2020

    The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) today welcomed the Government’s announcement of a $76 million industry specific bushfire recovery fund. “Today’s announcement of the Governments Rebuilding Australian Tourism package will be welcomed by tourism businesses across Australia,” ATEC Managing Director …

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  • Australian tourism suffers major setback due to bushfires

    Published on : Saturday, January 18, 2020

    The number of travelers booking visits to Australia has declined 10-20 per cent following the bushfires and the slump will cost Australian economy an estimated 4.5 billion Australian dollars (USD 3 billion) this year, said the Australian Tourism Export Council …

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  • Australian hotels hit by weaker growth in tourism

    Published on : Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    Hotel owners as well as operators can be pardoned for having expectations that are self-effacing for the accommodation sector this year, after a flood of recent openings and weaker than expected growth in the number of international visitors strike the …

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  • Australia in deadly fire but the PM insists on tourism!

    Published on : Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Scott Morrison, the Australian Prime Minister has requested foreign tourists not to get discouraged by destructive wildfires that have razed expansive swathes and sent smoke to South America as well, even as authorities expressed their worries about renewed dangers lying …

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  • Bush fires turn Australian beach haven into ghost town

    Published on : Wednesday, January 8, 2020

    Usually in January, tourists would be jostling for space on the bright white sands of Australia’s Hyams Beach. But not this time! Raging bushfires across south-western Australia are taking a huge toll on tourism, reducing some resorts to ghost towns …

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  • Tourism Australia’s $15 million campaign encouraging UK visitors paused due to recent bushfires

    Published on : Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    Tourism Australia’s $15 million campaign for encouraging UK visitors has been paused with the recent bushfires continuing to ravage the country’s east coast. Hence, the campaign was well-intentioned but poorly-timed.   “In light of the current situation in Australia, we have reduced …

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