Is Australia Losing The Chinese Tourism ‘Arms Race’?

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A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald has warned the Australian tourism industry it is already part of a figurative “arms race” for the Chinese tourist dollar. The piece asserts Australia and New Zealand will be left off the …

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NSW Government Approves New $36-Million Cage-Free Sydney Zoo!

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The NSW Government has approved plans to build a $36-million cage-free zoo in Western Sydney. The ambitious and ethical tourism effort has been green-lit for development in the suburb of Blacktown, with advocates suggesting the new zoo could inject millions …

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Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival Has Been Cancelled!

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Sydney’s 2015 Corroboree Festival has been cancelled, after it was revealed the event’s organisers were involved in a funding stoush with the Liberal Government. The indigenous cultural event entered an indefinite hiatus after Destination NSW, the State’s tourism and events …

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2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival Delivers $68.8 Million Boost To SA Economy!

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For those interested in the business of tourism, today’s big news came out of Adelaide. According to organisers of the famous Fringe festival, the event delivered a staggering $68.8 million worth of business to the state’s coffers! Festival chairman David …

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United Nations World Heritage Committee Considers Protecting The Great Barrier Reef

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One of Australia’s biggest tourism drawcards is the world renowned Great Barrier Reef. Every year, thousands of travellers make their way to the wondrous site, bringing in millions of dollars worth of revenues and bolstering the nation’s reputation as one …

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Travel Money Cards: Banks Ordered To Return Millions In Unclaimed Funds!

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For those who’ve ever travelled around Australia (or abroad), you’d know about the Travel Money Card. It’s an easy fix for all your cash problems and a simple way to guarantee safety. But every year, thousands of Travel Money card …

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The Australian Regional Tourism Convention Rolls Into Town!

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The Australian Regional Tourism Convention is once again taking place. This year, the four day event is being held in Port Stephens, located in New South Wales. The idyllic seaside town will host tourism bigwigs from all around the nation. …

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