Australia

  • Tourism leaders across Australia enthusiastic about developing experiences around Robbins Island

    Published on : Thursday, September 10, 2020

    Tourism leaders across Australia are quite optimistic and enthusiastic about developing experiences around Robbins Island and its famous saltwater cattle muster. But the family owning the island is uncertain to get involved in tourism in the short term and cautious …

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  • Mayvin Global commits to Northern Territory with expansion to Darwin

    Published on : Tuesday, September 1, 2020

    Mayvin Global, a consultancy specialising in the delivery of commercial and revenue generation solutions across tourism, business events, associations and the arts, has opened its third office, despite the impact of COVID-19, in Darwin with a team of two local …

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  • Australians spent twice international travellers on domestic tourism, study reveals

    Published on : Thursday, August 27, 2020

    The role of domestic travel in Australia’s tourism recovery’ report by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) reveals key insights for the future recovery of our industry. Here are three of the most important insights Travel Weekly found in the report… The …

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  • Australia’s domestic tourism sector sees $11.7 billion loss

    Published on : Tuesday, August 18, 2020

    The domestic tourism sector in Australia has suffered an $11.7 billion hit between April and May, as coronavirus restrictions wreaked havoc on travel and holiday plans. The brutal impact of this deadly coronavirus measures on the tourism industry has been …

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  • Melbourne chosen as the host city for three internationally acclaimed business events

    Published on : Monday, July 27, 2020

     Melbourne has been chosen as the host city for three high-profile business events, The International Trade Union Congress 2022, The International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health 2022 and The International Geographical Congress 2028, thanks to the …

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  • Australian tourism suffers from pandemic-related restrictions

    Published on : Saturday, July 25, 2020

    The tourism sector has contributed more than 10% to the Australian economy making the country the fourth largest contributor in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. International travel restrictions along with complete lockdown and quarantine measures has assisted in curbing the virus …

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  • Australia’s JobKeeper 2.0 is now an extended lifeline for tourism industry

    Published on : Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    The Australian Federal Government’s extension of JobKeeper supplies a  prolonged needed certainty extends the support for thousands of Australians in tourism as the travel and tourism industry continues to battle through this deadly coronavirus pandemic the Tourism & Transport Forum …

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  • Second wave of COVID-19 is shattering Australia’s tourism economy

    Published on : Monday, July 6, 2020

    The second wave of deadly Covid-19 or coronavirus outbreak in Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne is deeply marring the country’s reputation as a standout in suppressing the coronavirus, and risks further damaging a regional economy that relies heavily on international tourists, …

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  • Victorian Government provides temperature test to secure holidays

    Published on : Friday, June 26, 2020

    The travellers and accommodation operators will benefit from on-site temperature testing over the school holidays, with infrared thermometers being distributed across the state to help keep Victorians safe. About 4,800 thermometers are on their way to holiday locations as part …

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  • Singapore Airlines plans to resume services to Australia

    Published on : Wednesday, June 3, 2020

    Singapore’s flag carrier Singapore Airlines is set to resume its services to Australia over the next two months.

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  • Australia is going to reopen tourism in Victoria

    Published on : Wednesday, May 27, 2020

    Australia is ready to welcome tourists to the bushfire-hit areas in Victoria as the spreading of COVID-19 lower. Now the tourism dept. of Australia has set out measures to resume tourism to Victoria’s rural regions, ravaged by wildfires and then …

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  • Victorian Government appointed new panel of administrators

    Published on : Monday, May 18, 2020

    The Victorian Government has appointed a panel of long-term administrators to restore good governance and accountability to Casey City Council. The Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek announced the appointments today to address serious governance failures at the council. Noelene …

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  • Victorian Government Council election will be on October

    Published on : Friday, May 15, 2020

    The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring Victorian communities can have their say on their local government representatives with council elections to go ahead on Saturday, 24 October 2020. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today announced that safe and secure …

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  • Australia’s Victoria allocates $150 million to support tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    The Victorian Government in Australia is supporting Victorian sport, tourism and creative industries, with an allocation of $150 million Experience Economy Survival Package to save employment and to ensure their best experiences, which are available on the other side of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • GlobalData predicts Australian reliance on tourism industry to slow transactions growth

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

     GlobalData predicts that the  total transaction value in Australia has been revised down to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4% between 2019-23 as consumer spending is forecast to decline due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.  Australia report forecasts the …

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  • Kangaroos roam in the empty streets of Australian city centre

    Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    A kangaroo has been spotted hopping through the streets of an empty Australian city during the country’s lockdown over the coronavirus or COVID 19 pandemic. The police shared footage of the animal travelling next to a deserted pavement in Adelaide, …

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  • GlobalData predicts a boost in domestic tourism in Australia

    Published on : Monday, April 20, 2020

      According to GlobalData, Australia’s Minister for Trade’s warning that borders may stay closed until 2021 is expected to boost domestic tourism in the short term.   Rheanna Norris, Associate Analyst at GlobalData, commented that countries that are dependent on …

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  • Emergency funds offered to airlines in Australia

    Published on : Friday, April 17, 2020

    In order to maintain key domestic routes across the country Qantas and Virgin Australia have been offered $A165 by the Australian government.   In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic both carriers have suspended the majority of operations.     …

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  • Australians warned of travel until 2021

    Published on : Thursday, April 16, 2020

    Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has urged holiday-makers to not book any international travel amid the coronavirus crisis.     It is expected that warning bans will be in place around Christmas so even if one may feel like an …

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  • Victorian Government launches Bushfire Recovery Fund

    Published on : Saturday, April 4, 2020

    The Andrews Labor Government today launched its special Bushfire Recovery round of the Regional Events Fund.     Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula announced in Milawa that the dedicated Bushfire Recovery round was accepting applications from …

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