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The cap on flights at Sydney Airport is fast becoming a cap on international tourists

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|

The cap on flights at Sydney Airport is fast becoming a cap on international tourists International visitors are flocking to Australia like never before. In 2016, we attracted [...]

Less taxing, more investing the right strategy in 2017 to capitalise on strong international visitor growth

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Less taxing, more investing the right strategy in 2017 to capitalise on strong international visitor growth The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the release of [...]

Queensbridge Hotel Tower approval a vote of confidence in Victoria’s visitor economy

February 9th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Queensbridge Hotel Tower approval a vote of confidence in Victoria’s visitor economy The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the conditional approval of Crown’s Queensbridge Hotel [...]

Full steam ahead in 2017 and a changing of the guard in NSW

February 1st, 2017|Categories: Opinion|

Full steam ahead in 2017 and a changing of the guard in NSW What a year we have ahead.   Last year, China delivered us almost 1.2 million [...]

Tourism & transport: Turnbull & Shorten should use headland speeches to outline vision for Australia’s super growth industry

January 30th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism & transport: Turnbull & Shorten should use headland speeches to outline vision for Australia’s super growth industry The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) is calling on [...]

Cock-A-Doodle-Do: Chinese Year of the Rooster to deliver $671 million economic boon for Australia’s visitor economy

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Cock-A-Doodle-Do: Chinese Year of the Rooster to deliver $671 million economic boon for Australia’s visitor economy Australia’s visitor economy will have a lot to cheer about this month [...]

Tourism & transport sectors welcome Premier Berejiklian

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism & transport sectors welcome Premier Berejiklian The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) congratulates Gladys Berejiklian on becoming the 45th Premier of NSW and is excited to [...]

Tourism sector encourages Aussies to take an Australia Day long weekend holiday with 134 million annual leave day stockpile

January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism sector encourages Aussies to take an Australia Day long weekend holiday with 134 million annual leave day stockpile Australians are being encouraged to tap into their massive [...]

Strong international tourist growth just the tip of the iceberg

January 16th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Strong international tourist growth just the tip of the iceberg The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the newest overseas arrival figures as a great start [...]

Day trippin’: Surf, shops, foods & friends the best things to do in summer

January 13th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Day trippin’: Surf, shops, foods & friends the best things to do in summer Australians will be catching up with friends and family, lunching and dining, shopping till [...]

Ticket to Ride: Commuters will need to contribute more to help fund better public transport in our cities says new report

January 12th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Ticket to Ride: Commuters will need to contribute more to help fund better public transport in our cities says new report Cost-recovery for public transport has reached unsustainable [...]

Five nights exploring the wonders of our island continent just the ticket for an Aussie getaway says tourism survey

January 8th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Five nights exploring the wonders of our island continent just the ticket for an Aussie getaway says tourism survey More than three quarters (78 per cent) of Australians [...]

Survey: Aussie summer getaways to boom with January surge

January 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Survey: Aussie summer getaways to boom with January surge Nearly 70 per cent of Australians will be taking a break over the summer months with three in ten [...]

Survey: Fireworks, BBQs & friends the best way to ring in the new year as Australia marks 20th anniversary of televising Sydney fireworks

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Survey: Fireworks, BBQs & friends the best way to ring in the new year as Australia marks 20th anniversary of televising Sydney fireworks Millions of Australians will experience [...]

There is no place like home for Christmas, says summer holiday survey

December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

There is no place like home for Christmas, says summer holiday survey An overwhelming majority of Australians (70 per cent) say there is no place like home for [...]

New figures show visitor economy powerhouse growing strongly

December 21st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

New figures show visitor economy powerhouse growing strongly The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the release of the latest National Visitor Survey which shows more [...]

Game, set & match: Survey says Aussies looking forward to a thrilling summer of sport

December 21st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Game, set & match: Survey says Aussies looking forward to a thrilling summer of sport One in five Australians (19 per cent) will be soaking up the summer [...]

Tourism industry slams federal government backflip on cutting working holiday maker visa fees

December 20th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism industry slams federal government backflip on cutting working holiday maker visa fees The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has slammed the continuing confusion over the backpacker [...]

That’s a wrap on 2016, non-stop to London, China direct to Adelaide, and a great year ahead

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

That's a wrap on 2016, non-stop to London, China direct to Adelaide, and a great year ahead Welcome to the final edition of TTF Circular for 2016. What [...]

First direct Chinese flights to Adelaide a boon for visitor economy

December 13th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

First direct Chinese flights to Adelaide a boon for visitor economy The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the commencement of the first direct flight between [...]

Strong international visitor growth needs to be nurtured with no more tax hikes on travellers

December 12th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Strong international visitor growth needs to be nurtured with no more tax hikes on travellers The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has seized on the latest overseas [...]

Tourism & transport industries welcome historic tick of approval on Western Sydney Airport Plan

December 12th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism & transport industries welcome historic tick of approval on Western Sydney Airport Plan The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has described the Prime Minister’s approval of [...]

Winning on backpacker tax & PMC, Museums Victoria in the member spotlight, and a busy Christmas

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Winning on backpacker tax & PMC, Museums Victoria in the member spotlight, and a busy Christmas It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and I’ve got a [...]

Queensland’s visitor boom is rolled-gold evidence that tourism is Australia’s next super growth industry

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Queensland’s visitor boom is rolled-gold evidence that tourism is Australia’s next super growth industry Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) today welcomed Queensland’s record growth in international tourist [...]

$38.8 billion international visitor spend just scratching the surface

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

$38.8 billion international visitor spend just scratching the surface The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the latest International Visitor Survey which shows a record $38.8 [...]

Open Skies agreement with China both the biggest opportunity and challenge for Australia’s tourism & transport industry, says TTF

December 5th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Open Skies agreement with China both the biggest opportunity and challenge for Australia’s tourism & transport industry, says TTF The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has hailed [...]

Tourism industry relieved as common sense prevails on backpacker tax

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism industry relieved as common sense prevails on backpacker tax The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the end of the 18-month backpacker tax saga with [...]

Industry claims victory for common sense on 15% backpacker tax

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Industry claims victory for common sense on 15% backpacker tax The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) and the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has described the [...]

Report: Smart tech revolution the key to cutting queues and delivering a better experience at our international airports

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Report: Smart tech revolution the key to cutting queues and delivering a better experience at our international airports A new report released today by the Tourism and Transport [...]

Five year holiday tax freeze provides certainty for industry

November 24th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Five year holiday tax freeze provides certainty for industry The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) and the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) have welcomed the Senate’s [...]