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Surging Overseas Visitors Driving A Booming Tourism Sector

August 4th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Surging Overseas Visitors Driving A Booming Tourism Sector Australia’s visitor economy continues its impressive expansion with the latest overseas arrivals figures covering the last financial year (2015-16) [...]

Aviation Innovation, Call For Visitor Opal & WTTC Chief Down Under

August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Aviation Innovation, Call For Visitor Opal & WTTC Chief Down Under It’s great to be back in Brisbane today to be part of a panel discussion at the [...]

The End Of Paper Tickets Should Signal Creation Of Tourist Opal Card

August 1st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

The End Of Paper Tickets Should Signal Creation Of Tourist Opal Card The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has renewed its calls for the NSW Government [...]

Ciobo Says No To Badgerys Curfew, Victorian Visitor Economy Strategy & Tourism Pipeline Bursting With Investment

July 27th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Ciobo says no to Badgerys curfew, Victorian Visitor Economy Strategy and tourism pipeline bursting with investment Bravo to Steven Ciobo who has hit the ground running as our [...]

Victorian Visitor Economy Strategy Ticks All The Right Boxes

July 26th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Victorian Visitor Economy Strategy Ticks All The Right Boxes The release of the Victorian Visitor Economy Strategy, which sets clear goals to grow visitor expenditure, employment and [...]

$59.8 Billion Investment Pipeline Fuelling Growth Of Tourism Sector

July 25th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

$59.8 Billion Investment Pipeline Fuelling Growth Of Tourism Sector More than 170 tourism investment projects across Australia worth a whopping $59.8 billion (up 12 per cent) are [...]

Finding Pikachu in the City of Churches? Spending a billion in South Australia, and tourism makes the cut for Cabinet

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Finding Pikachu in the City of Churches? Spending a billion in South Australia, and tourism makes the cut for Cabinet My search for the ever elusive Pikachu has [...]

Building A Stronger Visitor Economy & Investing In Transport Must Be Key Priority For Turnbull Cabinet

July 18th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Building A Stronger Visitor Economy & Investing In Transport Must Be Key Priority For Turnbull Cabinet The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has congratulated Prime Minister [...]

Chinese Tourism Juggernaut To Keep Powering Strong Performance Of Australia’s Visitor Economy

July 14th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Chinese Tourism Juggernaut To Keep Powering Strong Performance Of Australia's Visitor Economy Australia’s visitor economy is on track to generate $127 billion in overnight expenditure by 2020 [...]

Antony Green finally calls it, SA completes the budget flush and WTTC CEO coming to town

July 13th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Antony Green finally calls it, SA completes the budget flush and WTTC CEO coming to town That’s it. Antony Green has called it. The Federal Election is over! [...]

New Destination Networks To Support Regional Tourism In NSW

July 7th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

New Destination Networks To Support Regional Tourism In NSW The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has congratulated the NSW Government on the overhaul of the State’s [...]

Winston Churchill, Homer Simpson and the never ending Federal Election

July 6th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Winston Churchill, Homer Simpson and the never ending Federal Election The non-result of the Federal Election reminds me of the musings of two great political giants of the [...]

Istanbul Airport attack, the world’s longest election campaign, and tourism policies

June 29th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Istanbul Airport attack, the world's longest election campaign, and tourism policies Sad news out of Istanbul this morning with another terrorist attack on travellers this time targeting the [...]

Industry Welcomes Conditional Approval For Barangaroo Luxury Resort

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Industry Welcomes Conditional Approval For Barangaroo Luxury Resort The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the announcement of conditional approval for Crown Resorts’ planned six-star [...]

Why Australian visas for Chinese travellers need to be cheaper

June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Why Australian visas for Chinese travellers need to be cheaper A conga-line of successive federal governments have been treating the tourism sector as a proverbial cash cow. Each year [...]

Public Transport & Infrastructure The Big Winners In NSW Budget

June 21st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Public Transport & Infrastructure The Big Winners In NSW Budget The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has praised the NSW Government for the record investment in [...]

NSW Budget Raises The Bar For Tourism & Transport Investment

June 21st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

NSW Budget Raises The Bar For Tourism & Transport Investment The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the NSW Budget as a bar-setting example of [...]

Australians Slam Federal Government’s Hidden Holiday Tax: Survey

June 20th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Australians Slam Federal Government's Hidden Holiday Tax: Survey MORE than 80 per cent of voters say Australia’s hidden $1 billion holiday tax should be slashed or invested [...]

“It’s time!” for Labor and the Coalition to put their tourism policies on the table

June 17th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

“It’s time!” for Labor and the Coalition to put their tourism policies on the table As Gough Whitlam once so succinctly put it, "It’s time!" With pre-poll now [...]

South Australia Can Join Billion Dollar Club With A Strong Budget Focus On The State’s International Visitor Economy

June 15th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

South Australia Can Join Billion Dollar Club With A Strong Budget Focus On The State's International Visitor Economy South Australia could be poised to join NSW, Victoria, [...]

Record Breaking $58.3 Billion Domestic Tourism Spend Builds Election Pressure

June 15th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Record Breaking $58.3 Billion Domestic Tourism Spend Builds Election Pressure Pressure is building on Australia’s political parties to release their comprehensive policies for Australia’s visitor economy with [...]

Industry Calls For Parties To Release Their Plans To Grow Australia’s Visitor Economy

June 14th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Industry Calls For Parties To Release Their Plans To Grow Australia's Visitor Economy The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has today issued a challenge to all [...]

Queensland Budget Strengthening The State’s Investment In Tourism & Transport

June 14th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Queensland Budget Strengthening The State's Investment In Tourism & Transport The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the release of the Queensland Budget and the [...]

Industry Releases Blueprint To Guide Queensland Tourism & Transport Strategy

June 12th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Industry Releases Blueprint To Guide Queensland Tourism & Transport Strategy The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has today released a comprehensive blueprint to assist the Queensland [...]

ACT Budget Helps Drive Diversified Economy With Focus On Tourism & Transport Sectors

June 8th, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

ACT Budget Helps Drive Diversified Economy With Focus On Tourism & Transport Sectors The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the release of the ACT [...]

TTF Announces Winners Of MP ‘Visit My Electorate’ Photo Competition

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

TTF Announces Winners Of MP 'Visit My Electorate' Photo Competition The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) in partnership with Tourism Australia is pleased to announce the [...]

Tourism & Transport Sector Launches Seven Point Election Strategy

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism & Transport Sector Launches Seven Point Election Strategy The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) will today officially launch its Federal Election Manifesto calling for Australia’s [...]

Putting tourism at the centre of the Federal Election – Margy Osmond, TTF CEO

June 1st, 2016|Categories: Opinion|

Putting tourism at the centre of the Federal Election - Margy Osmond, TTF CEO Its election season and the Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) is fighting hard on [...]

International Visitor Survey Figures Confirm Why Government Should Back Australia’s Visitor Economy

June 1st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

International Visitor Survey Figures Confirm Why Government Should Back Australia's Visitor Economy The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the strong result in the latest [...]

Virgin Australia’s New Strategic Alliance To Open More Direct Flights To China

May 31st, 2016|Categories: Media Release|

Virgin Australia's New Strategic Alliance To Open More Direct Flights To China The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the announcement of a new strategic [...]