Australia announces Indigenous tourism jobs with $6.7 million grant

Tailored Assistance Employment Grant has enabled Voyages to commit to employ, train, and mentor 690 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, Minister Scullion said Nearly 700 jobs and traineeships in tourism and hospitality... Read more »
Australia is the second best place in the world to live

Australia is the second best place in the world to live

Life is good in Australia as the country has been ranked as the second-best country in the world for its quality of life by a UN report which assessed economic, education and life-expectancy data.... Read more »
A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man

Walk around the world at Verdenskortet in Denmark

A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man Roaming around the world on foot may require commitment of good number of years of one’s life, along... Read more »
Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

“With Sydney’s buzzing night life, spectacular harbour and beaches and world-class restaurants, it’s no wonder that this city is continually loved by visitors from across the globe,” Minister Ayres said Sydney has once again... Read more »

Tony South appointed chairman of Tourism Australia

Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, who is also responsible for tourism, announced the appointment of Tony South as the new Chair of Tourism Australia. Mr Robb said Tony South has been... Read more »
Virgin Australia’s new business class seats are manufactured by B/E Aerospace. (Seth Jaworski)

Virgin Australia unveils all new business class suites for its A330 fleet

Virgin Australia has unveiled its new Airbus A330 business class cabin which features the longest and widest lie-flat beds than any other domestic business class seat in the world. The new business offering... Read more »
Turkey to build comfy, serene Hobbit Homes in eastern Turkey

Turkey to build a real ‘Hobbit village’

Comfy, serene Hobbit Homes in Turkey attract locals and foreigners Whether you are a fan of Hobbit villages and homes or not, the beauty, comfort and serenity of these hobbit homes will... Read more »

10-year multiple-entry visas for Chinese travellers to boost Australian tourism

The federal government has extended multiple entry visas to Chinese nationals from three to 10 years to better compete with the US, which is also clamouring for more Asian tourists. Trade and... Read more »

Qantas launches new sustainability initiatives to reduce carbon emissions

Qantas says it is installing energy-efficient LED lights in all operational areas as part of a package of new initiatives to reduce carbon emissions launched on World Environment Day. The use of... Read more »
Aussizz travel launched their first travel & tour bus service to Great Ocean Road in Melbourne, Victoria

Aussizz Travel launch their first South Asian Tour Guide Service in Australia

Australia has become home to thousands of people belonging to the Indian-subcontinent with growing number of South Asian students, tourists and family members of residents arriving to Australian shores. As the number... Read more »

Australia, New Zealand travelers boost Cathay Pacific Airways traffic

Japan, Korea, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand among most popular destinations for Festival holidays The latest combined traffic figures of Cathay Pacific and Dragonair show that the passenger traffic grew by 8.4% while capacity... Read more »

Air NZ to boost Perth-Auckland route to 10 times a week

Air New Zealand is adding extra flights to Perth to support the Kiwi flag carrier’s services to the Americas. The new three times a week Perth-Auckland offering, which starts on December 11 2015 and... Read more »

China, Japan, South Korea agree to boost Tourism ties

The three countries launch ‘Visit East Asia Campaign’ as they seek to enhance visitor goal of 30 million by 2020 East Asian nations, China, Japan and South Korea, have decided to briefly... Read more »

Record Expenditure drives Positive Outlook for Australian Tourism

Australian tourism industry has brought in $101.6 billion in 2013-14, while total visitor spend was up by 4%. Record expenditure of $30 billion (up 7%) by international visitors, and $72 billion (up 3%) by domestic... Read more »

Australia launches ‘Match Australia’ to promote Tourism, Trade

Match Australia sports, business program to promote trade, investment, tourism and international education during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, has been launched by Trade and Investment Minister, Andrew Robb, AO MP. Match... Read more »