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Country Manager, India & Gulf, Tourism Australia, loves cricket, music and siestas

From the Managing Director at Intuit, India Emerging markets at the age of 27, to the Managing Director, South Asia at Adobe, to CEO MD, India South Asia, Facebook to his entrepreneurial journey of leading Dailyhunt, Umang Bedi’s hectic schedules have been unable to deter his resolute march towards a healthy …

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New WA Tourism campaign sells the ‘Road Trip State’ to a global …

Updated October 19, 2018 18:45:08 Video: The WA Government’s new tourism campaign (ABC News) The State Government has unveiled its latest international tourism campaign, a $2.2 million advertising push to sell Western Australia as the “Road Trip State”. The slogan will be used to sell WA driving holidays to domestic …

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New WA Tourism campaign sells the ‘Road Trip State’ to a global market of travellers

Updated October 19, 2018 18:45:08 Video: The WA Government’s new tourism campaign (ABC News) The State Government has unveiled its latest international tourism campaign, a $2.2 million advertising push to sell Western Australia as the “Road Trip State”. The slogan will be used to sell WA driving holidays to domestic …

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Australian tourists risk turning Japan into another Bali

Japan is also far more affordable now, a sign of how expensive Australia has become to live in. (Between 1997 and 2016, prices in Japan inched upwards by less than 0.5 per cent; in Australia the increase was 40 per cent.) Our parents’ generation was burnt by the war. Then …

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Announcing the CMO50 for 2018

Marketing leaders from the tourism, banking and FMCG sectors have taken out top three honours in the fourth-annual CMO50 for 2018. The CMO50 annual list recognises Australia’s most innovative and effective chief marketing officers driving impact within their organisation. The program is sponsored by Adobe. Now in its fourth year, …

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Australia’s CVBs provide 8% boost in business events and new export opportunities for SMEs

Since January 2018, there has been an 8% increase in the number of international business events secured for the future by the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) members, according to new research. The industry analysis from the latest International Business Events Forward Calendar, produced by the AACB, reveals also …

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Australian Luxury’s Growth Strategy Depends on Chinese Tourism

Australia’s luxury retail industry continues to be bolstered by increased visitation and spending from Chinese inbound consumers. As of February 2017, the luxury retail industry was valued at about $2 billion with Chinese consumers accounting for about 30 percent of purchases. And the sector is expected to experience 6-8 percent …

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Escaping reality: Will VR technology remove the need to travel entirely?

By Vikki Schaffer, University of the Sunshine Coast; Alexandra Bec, University of the Sunshine Coast; Brent D Moyle, University of the Sunshine Coast; and Noel Scott, Griffith University Travel is often about seeking deeper emotional and personal connections with the world around us. It’s a quintessential part of the ‘experience …

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Tourism Australia launches next step in Dundee tourism campaign to attract American visitors – CAPA

CAPA publishes more than 400 global News Briefs every weekday, covering all aspects of the aviation and travel industry. It’s the most comprehensive source of market intelligence in the world, with around 50 per cent of content translated from non-English sources. The breadth of our coverage means you won’t need …

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Luke Hemsworth plays ‘tour guide’ in new Tourism Australia campaign – 90 second Ad

No Cookies 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 …

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