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First look at Goldy’s $2.5m image change

  GOLD Coast tourism leaders want visitors to “come and play” on the Glitter Strip in a $2.5 million ad campaign to launch today. Featuring billboard and TV spots in Australia’s biggest cities, the new campaign unashamedly embraces the Gold Coast’s “famous for fun” reputation in a move away from …

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Tourism Australia to test pilot 12-month payment program for tourists

Sydney Fish Market. Image source: @sydneyfishmarket via Instagram Alipay and Tourism Australia have announced today that Sydney will be the pilot city for a new service to promote leading tourist and retail destinations to Chinese tourists, ahead of the Chinese New Year festive period in early February. The Sydney City …

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Hobart’s long-awaited City Deal to be spread across tourism, science, traffic solutions and housing

To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. …

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Why Travel and Tourism: It’s the Most Dynamic and Competitive Industry in the World

The tourism industry is one of Fiji’s vi­brant and important sector that has an impact on development for our na­tion’s economy. We all know the many benefits that are as­sociated with the industry—income creation and generation of jobs are at the very top of this list. But this is all …

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Aussie skiers in Japan look beyond Niseko for powdery pay dirt

TOKYO — On a February weekday, Robert Jagger, a ski buff from Australia, is poised at the top of a slope marked for advanced skiers at Geto in northern Honshu, Japan’s main island. “Wow, this is going to be a fantastic tree run,” the 49-year-old says, looking over the surface of …

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Chinese tourists won’t be weapons for much longer

by Adam Minter This was supposed to be the China–New Zealand Year of Tourism, but the celebration appears to be off. An influential Chinese state-owned newspaper recently reported that Chinese tourists were having second thoughts about traveling to New Zealand thanks to suggestions that its government might bar Huawei Technologies …

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Truck driver showcases unique views of Nullarbor Plain on famous Australian road trip

Posted February 23, 2019 09:12:09 Video: Truck driver shows a bird’s-eye view of Nullarbor Plain (ABC News) A truck driver with a passion for drone photography is becoming a social media star, showcasing some of Australia‘s most remote and unique landscapes from the sky above the Nullarbor Plain Ben Stamatovich …

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Chinese tourists won’t be weapons for much longer

KUALA LUMPUR – This was supposed to be the China–New Zealand Year of Tourism, but the celebration appears to be off. An influential Chinese state-owned newspaper recently reported that Chinese tourists were having second thoughts about traveling to New Zealand thanks to suggestions that its government might bar Huawei Technologies …

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Angry Bambi: Tourists teasing deer for Instagram selfies attacked in record numbers in Japan

Posted February 23, 2019 06:34:02 Photo: The deer in Japan’s famous Nara deer park are wild, but not afraid of tourists. (Supplied: adamrstrong) Hordes of tourists are ruining one of Japan’s most famous tourist attractions and are increasingly getting injured as they harass wild deer for selfies, according to local …

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Japan Outbound MICE Tourism Market 2019: Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Main Destination Markets and Forecast to 2025 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Japan Outbound MICE Tourism Market: Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Main Destination Markets and Forecast to 2025″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Japan Outbound MICE Tourism Market: Traveler Flows, Spending Patterns, Main Destination Markets and Forecast to 2025 offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual …

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