Year of the Dingo heralds new age of Chinese-Australian tourism

February 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Year of the Dingo heralds new age of Chinese-Australian tourism As Australia enters a new golden age of tourism underpinned by the staggering rise in the number of [...]

TTF welcomes great bus innovation for Inner West commuters

February 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

TTF welcomes great bus innovation for Inner West commuters Additional weekly services and 21st century ‘on-demand’ mini bus services will see radically improved and increased transport services following [...]

Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden leads the way on Wi-Fi

February 8th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden leads the way on Wi-Fi It is one of Sydney’s oldest institutions but the Royal Botanic Garden is leading the way into the [...]

Tourism Australia score big with Super Bowl ad campaign

February 5th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism Australia score big with Super Bowl ad campaign America’s resurgent love affair with Australia looks set to continue with the launch of Tourism Australia’s new $36 million [...]

Australian Open serves up an ace with Aussie sports fans this summer

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Australian Open serves up an ace with Aussie sports fans this summer This year’s Australian Open tennis tournament was a smash hit on and off the court, with [...]

Get out the spare bed – the family are coming to stay this Christmas

January 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Get out the spare bed – the family are coming to stay this Christmas The spirit of the family Christmas will be alive and well this year, with [...]

Hey big spender: young Aussies top list for the biggest summer holiday splurge

January 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Hey big spender: young Aussies top list for the biggest summer holiday splurge Holidays are being swapped for houses as the new savings and spending choice for Australian [...]

Summer in the city beats day at the beach as most popular Aussie location this holiday season

January 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Summer in the city beats day at the beach as most popular Aussie location this holiday season For many Australians it will be a summer in the city [...]

Aussie tourists want a good deal and a safe destination

January 11th, 2018|Categories: Media Release|

Aussie tourists want a good deal and a safe destination Concerns around the safety and security of holiday destinations now ranks alongside traditional factors such as cost as [...]

TTF reveals Queensland’s top ten tourism electorates

November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

TTF reveals Queensland's top ten tourism electorates Cairns has topped the list as the Queensland electorate with the most people employed in tourism, the Tourism & Transport Forum [...]

Another record breaking year for the Australian tourism sector

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Another record breaking year for the Australian tourism sector The Australian tourism sector has received an early Christmas present with today’s ABS Overseas Arrivals Data showing the number [...]

TTF Election Manifesto – Kick-starting tourism and transport in Queensland

November 10th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

TTF Election Manifesto - Kick-starting tourism and transport in Queensland The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has today released its Queensland Election Manifesto calling for the state’s [...]

TTF welcomes LNP aviation commitment

November 8th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

TTF welcomes LNP aviation commitment Queensland’s tourism sector is set to soar under a Nicholls Government following today’s commitment by the LNP to inject an additional $10 million [...]

TTF welcomes Bruce Highway’s billion dollar boost

November 6th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

TTF welcomes Bruce Highway's billion dollar boost The Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to establish the Bruce Highway Trust, which will oversee up to $1 billion per year of upgrades [...]

‘Second M1’ a first-rate project

November 4th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

'Second M1' a first-rate project The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed today’s announcement that a Queensland LNP Government will build a second M1 in order [...]

Tourism & Transport: securing the future of Queensland’s economy this election

November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Tourism & Transport: securing the future of Queensland’s economy this election Both major political parties must put tourism at the heart of their election pitch to voters to [...]

Tracking the future of the tourism sector

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Tracking the future of the tourism sector A combination of low wages growth, higher household debt levels and dwindling disposable income could see many Australians cut back on [...]

Parramatta light rail back on track

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Parramatta light rail back on track The release today by the NSW Government of the Parramatta light rail stage 2 blueprint must be followed by a guaranteed funding [...]

Time for common sense solution to Sydney’s looming cruise crisis

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Time for common sense solution to Sydney’s looming cruise crisis The Tourism & Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has today called on the NSW Government to adopt a recommendation [...]

Time for faster, smarter, better trips across ‘the ditch’

September 29th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Time for faster, smarter, better trips across 'the ditch' The close to seven million passengers who fly between Australia and New Zealand each year could see their travel [...]

Time for a common sense solution to end Sydney Airport chaos

September 25th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Time for a common sense solution to end Sydney Airport chaos The stringent and outdated operating restrictions which have exacerbated the chaos at Sydney Airport twice in the [...]

Online airline bookings take off this school holidays

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Online airline bookings take off this school holidays Australians are twice as likely to have booked their airfares for this school holiday period directly through an airline website [...]

China continues to spearhead Asian tourism boom

September 12th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

China continues to spearhead Asian tourism boom China is set to overtake New Zealand for the first time as Australia’s biggest source of international visitors within months if [...]

Countdown on to the 2017 Leadership Summit

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Countdown on to the 2017 Leadership Summit The countdown is now well and truly on to Australia’s premier tourism, transport and aviation summit, with less than a week [...]

WA Budget welcomed by tourism and transport sectors

September 7th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

WA Budget welcomed by tourism and transport sectors The Western Australian Government’s 2017-18 State Budget is an important step towards growing the state’s visitor economy and future-proofing its transport [...]

Unlocking Western Sydney’s tourism potential

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Unlocking Western Sydney’s tourism potential The potential for Western Sydney to become the engine room of the NSW visitor economy is one step closer to being realised with [...]

New Adelaide Convention Centre set to be an instant icon

August 30th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

New Adelaide Convention Centre set to be an instant icon South Australia’s visitor economy will receive a significant boost following tonight’s opening of the redeveloped Adelaide Convention Centre, [...]

Public transport getting better, but we still love our cars

August 18th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Public transport getting better, but we still love our cars New Tourism and Transport Forum Australia (TTF) research released today shows that despite nearly 40 per cent of [...]

TTF congratulates Bruce Baird on Business Events Sydney appointment

August 17th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

TTF congratulates Bruce Baird on Business Events Sydney appointment The Tourism and Transport Forum Australia (TTF) has welcomed the appointment of Bruce Baird AM as the new Chairman [...]

Adelaide Airport embraces the ride-share revolution

August 10th, 2017|Categories: Media Release|

Adelaide Airport embraces the ride-share revolution Adelaide Airport has joined the ranks of terminals across the world embracing ride-share technology with the official arrival of uberX today, which [...]