Selling Australian Tourism Experiences to Asia

https://videopress.com/v/AHUG7Qvm Selling Australian Tourism Experiences to Asia A couple of weeks ago we had a conversation with Terry Hilsberg about our business plan for the China Canvas Challenge. Starting with how we launched Asia Advisory and the story of establishing people-to-people relationships in Korea. Returning to Australia in late 2013, our discovery that many Australian businesses struggle to build professional … Continue reading Selling Australian Tourism Experiences to Asia

Tailoring Products and Services for Chinese Travellers

Another busy evening on Sydney Harbour We are only starting to see the beginning of Chinese Tourism in Australia. There are 50 million Chinese Tourists travelling internationally each year and only 10% of citizens currently have passports. This is forecast to double in the next year and Australia is well positioned as a destination to … Continue reading Tailoring Products and Services for Chinese Travellers

The Avoidable War: Reflections on U.S.-China Relations and the End of Strategic Engagement

The Asia Society has released a series of 6 talks from former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.  The transition we are experiencing moving from Globalisation and Free Markets to that of Slowbalisation and Nationalism is a worrying macro trend, however, not necessarily something that has to continue to take the course it may appear to be leaning towards. … Continue reading The Avoidable War: Reflections on U.S.-China Relations and the End of Strategic Engagement

A falling Aussie Dollar won’t hurt our Wanderlust

There's a flipside to a falling Australian Dollar and political uncertainty in the US, it helps make Australia look more appealing, according to CommSec economist Ryan Felsman. The fact that the AUD has fallen 10% in 2018 has really benefited our Tourism & Education sectors. It also hasn't reduced Australian's passion for travel with a … Continue reading A falling Aussie Dollar won’t hurt our Wanderlust

The failure that didn’t fail

A deep look into the rise of China, touching on cultural, political and economic insights into what has led the nation to become what it is today. According to Yuen Yuen Ang, a political scientist at the University of Michigan, China has created a unique hybrid, an autocracy with democratic characteristics. #China #Politics #Economics #Culture … Continue reading The failure that didn’t fail