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Why Australia is more vulnerable to coronavirus

Prior to this emergency, however, the serpent’s eggs of a possible economic catastrophe were also traceable in Satyajit Das’s second best-selling book, A Banquet of Consequences. This pointed out that affluent countries were having too much of a good thing, accumulating all sorts of arcane debt instruments at an alarming …

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APAC tourism industry to be hardest hit by coronavirus crisis: WTTC

The World Travel Tourism Council has urged for immediate government action to save travel and tourism from an economic meltdown. Alarming figures based on new research from the WTTC shows a punishing travel and tourism GDP loss to the world economy of up to US$2.1 trillion ($3.4 trillion) in 2020. …

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Australian supers face A$25bn payout to jobless members

Australia’s industry superannuation funds face a potential early payout of A$25bn (€13.8bn) to members who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 lockdowns. The Australian government last week cleared the way for the newly unemployed Australians to withdraw a maximum of A$20,000 each from their super savings — in two …

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Port Arthur, MONA, among Tasmanian destinations visited by coronavirus-infected pair

Updated April 01, 2020 21:06:35 Photo: Two people who later tested positive visited a number of Tasmanian tourist locations, authorities said. (Facebook: MONA) Authorities say two coronavirus-infected visitors to Tasmania from interstate had visited a slew of tourist attractions before leaving, as two other separate cases bring the state tally …

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Tourism industry facing a new ‘circle of pain’

“The cancellation of events is really taking the wind out of the domestic tourism ship,” he said. “There are plenty of businesses that are being pushed to the limit.” The Morrison government and Tourism Australia have been encouraging locals to take holidays in the domestic market to help the sector …

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Uluru resort stands down hundreds of workers amid coronavirus pandemic

Posted April 01, 2020 18:45:13 Photo: The Uluru resort operator said it was heartbreaking to stand down staff but it hoped to re-hire many of them. (ABC audience contributor Eleni Curry) The largest tourism accommodation provider for Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park says it has stood down hundr of staff …

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Marketing tip: Now we do have the time

Newsport Community Service Support: Business support line:business.gov.au | 13 28 46 Small or medium business with reduced cash flow?Here’s what we’re doing to boost your cash flow. Is your business financially distressed?This is what we’re doing to support you. Assisting the economic recoveryHere’s how we’ll support you to grow. Employ an …

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Tourism will take time to recover: Agus – POST

BY MATTHEW VARI It could take the tourism industry over a year to recover from Covid-19 and its direct impacts to the industry. One of the first victims of epidemic, the tourism and hospitality industry has been to almost a standstill even before the 14 day shutdown took place. The …

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Coronavirus in Japan during cherry blossom season: Australia’s favourite travel destination sees a bright side to the pandemic

SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Pin to Pinterest PIN Link Osaka Castle Park is deserted in the western Japan city as people are asked to refrain from going out for cherry blossom viewing amid concerns over the spread of the new coronavirus. ( Photo: AP Visitors are …

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Industry Profile: Criteo commercial director Colin Barnard

Our Industry Profile takes a look at some of the professionals working across the advertising, ad tech, marketing and media sector in Australia. It aims to shed light on the varying roles and companies across the buzzing industry. This week we speak to Criteo Australia and New Zealand commercial director …

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