Understanding Australia's Tourism Recovery Package

Tourism is our 3rd largest export after Iron Ore & Coal and employs 1 in 13 Australians. Suffering a fall in domestic and international tourists over the summer with bushfires across Australia, the Federal Government has announced a Tourism Recovery Package.Here is a detailed explanation of the funding and what it means for tourism in … Continue reading Understanding Australia's Tourism Recovery Package

The State of Australian Tourism

Australia’s tourism industry can come together to support and help rebuild our communities influenced by the Bush Fires. Australia is a huge country and many places are still welcoming tourists, in other communities affected by the bushfires some are dependent on domestic and international tourists to rebuild again. Please have a listen to this well … Continue reading The State of Australian Tourism

The equation that sold the QLD Tourism Industry on Mobile Payments

Forward-thinking from Katie Mills and the team at Tourism and Events Queensland sharing the equation of how they sold the tourism industry on preparing for Digital payments from Chinese travellers. A $407m opportunity, addressing the spending gap by making transactions easier for visitors. The pilot program between Tourism and Events Queensland and Alipay delivering 84% … Continue reading The equation that sold the QLD Tourism Industry on Mobile Payments

More Experiences = More Choice = Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable travel isn't just about checking off responsible tourism credentials. The opportunity is in giving travellers a greater choice of things to do across Australia... Thoughts from Jonathan Williams, Marketing Director at Klook show approx 61% of the tourism sector is online, but only 15% of tours and activities are actually bookable online. There is … Continue reading More Experiences = More Choice = Sustainable Tourism

ASIA PACIFIC: Regional Tourism Trends

Are you interested in the Asia Pacific tourism market? Asia Pacific recorded 324 million tourist arrivals in 2017, close to a quarter of the world's total. The report from Horwath HTL provides insightful information about tourism trends in Asia Pacific areas. - Top 5 popular destination cities are Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul.- Top 3 original … Continue reading ASIA PACIFIC: Regional Tourism Trends