Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony

Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony   SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night (5 April 2017), Australia hosted The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony at Melbourne’s historic Royal Exhibition Building. Close to 1,000 guests, including around 100 chefs and restaurant representatives, 300 media and the 26 Academy… Read the full press release

Australia kicks off World’s 50 Best Restaurants in Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly anticipated World’s 50 Best Restaurants arrives in Australia on Saturday, 1 April. Over 90 chefs and restaurant representatives, as well as over 70 international media and the 26 Academy Chairs, will visit Australia for the week-long official event program, hosted by Tourism Australia and state partner,… Read the full press release

World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy goes to South Australia from 6 to 8 April 2017

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The group of media and influencers who chair the voting panels for the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, known as The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy, will visit South Australia from 6 to 8 April 2017 for a two-day itinerary with the support of Tourism Australia and… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia’s Dreamtime program to be held in Brisbane, Queensland

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia today announced that its signature event for promoting Australia as a world-class incentive destination, Dreamtime, will be held in Brisbane, Queensland for the first time ever. As part of the Dreamtime program, Australian industry will have the opportunity to meet and do business with qualified buyers… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita debuts multi-million dollar renovation this winter

New Resort enhancements and group experiences at award-winning beachfront Mexico resort include elevated Signature Suites and reimagined Apuane Spa with AntiGravity fitness and aerial yoga classes Punta Mita, México, 2016-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star luxury resort tucked into the lush landscape of the Riviera Nayarit, debuts a multi-million… Read the full press release

Australia’s Working Holiday Maker program gains momentum as partners join Tourism Australia’s new $10m global youth campaign

Australia’s Working Holiday Maker program gains momentum as partners join Tourism Australia’s new $10m global youth campaign   SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia’s push to encourage more young international travellers Down Under and take advantage of the country’s Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program is gathering momentum, with industry and travel partners lining… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia appoints Phillipa Harrison as its new Executive General Manager of International

SYDNEY, Australia, 2016-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has confirmed the appointment of Phillipa Harrison as its new Executive General Manager of International, where she will oversee a network of international offices spanning 12 countries and manage airline relationships and distribution channels. Ms Harrison is currently General Manager Sales and Marketing at the Rawson… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita to welcome guests this winter with reimagined Apuane Spa, redesigned luxury suites, and renovated adults-only Tamai Pool

Punta Mita, México, 2016-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star luxury resort tucked into the lush landscape of the Riviera Nayarit, will welcome guests this winter to an elevated oceanfront paradise crowned by a fully reimagined Apuane Spa and expansive redesign of two of the Resort’s top luxury suites, Sol… Read the full press release

Qantas and Tourism Australia partner to promote Australia to the world

  SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas and Tourism Australia have signed a $20 million deal to promote Australia to the world. The three year agreement involves a joint investment from Qantas and Tourism Australia to attract more international visitors to Australia, with a focus on the United States, Asia, the United… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia: Melbourne, Australia will be the host destination for World’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2017

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NEW YORK, 2016-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and Tourism Australia have today announced in New York that Melbourne, Australia will be the host destination for the prestigious awards in 2017. The announcement was made by William Drew, Group Editor of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants alongside Tourism Australia Chief Marketing… Read the full press release

The Australian Tourism Exchange kicks off with more than 2,300 travel industry delegates from more than 30 countries

Gold Coast, Australia, 2016-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For the first time in its 37 year history, Tourism Australia’s annual business-to-business event for building future tourism opportunities for Australia – the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – takes place on the Gold Coast this week, bringing together more than 2,300 travel industry delegates from more than… Read the full press release

Australia records 11.6% increase in visitor arrivals during March 2016

SYDNEY, 2016-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia welcomed 754,600 visitor arrivals during March 2016, an increase of 11.6 per cent relative to the same period of the previous year, according to the latest statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The double digit growth in March brings the number of international visitors to… Read the full press release

Food influencers experienced dinner at Noma Australia as part of media program showcasing the best of Australian produce and wine

SYDNEY, 2016-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night, fifty international food journalists, celebrity chefs and influencers experienced dinner at Noma Australia, as part of a week-long media program showcasing the best of Australian produce and wine, hosted by Tourism Australia. From foraging through the Southern Highlands of NSW and meeting with local artisan producers to… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita announces the successful conclusion of the sixth edition of American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic

Four Season Resort Punta Mita celebrates successful sixth annual culinary and golf extravaganza welcoming more than 500 guests and Punta Mita residents Punta Mita, México, 2016-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Located within Mexico’s most exclusive beach community along the shores of Riviera Nayarit, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, in conjunction with The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, DINE (master developer of Punta… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia: Noma Australia at Barangaroo, Sydney unveils menu for its ten-week residency

Sydney, Australia, 2016-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Noma Australia at Barangaroo, Sydney yesterday unveiled the menu for the sold-out ten-week residency. The restaurant, a partnership between Noma, Tourism Australia and Lendlease, showcases some of Australia’s best and most interesting produce with a strong focus on coastal ingredients. René Redzepi, one of the world’s best-known and… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia launches its latest campaign focused on the country’s world-class aquatic and coastal experiences

New York, NY, 2016-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has launched its latest campaign, which is focused on highlighting the country’s world-class aquatic and coastal experiences, in a bid to lure more international visitors to Australia. The new creative, the latest instalment in Tourism Australia’s global There’s Nothing like Australia campaign, was officially unveiled… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia names actor Chris Hemsworth as its global ambassador

SYDNEY, 2016-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Australian actor Chris Hemsworth has been announced as the global ambassador for Tourism Australia’s new campaign, which will focus on the country’s world-class aquatic and coastal experiences. Tourism Australia Managing Director, John O’Sullivan, said that whilst Australia would still be the star of its latest campaign, Chris Hemsworth would… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia, Visa partner on increasing the number of international holiday makers Down Under

SYDNEY, 2015-9-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and Visa have entered into a three year partnership, using Visa’s Cross Border (#notatourist) campaign to demonstrate why ‘There’s Nothing Like Australia’, with a focus on increasing the number of international holiday makers Down Under and how much they spend when they are here. Both parties… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia: Vogue Australia’s September issue features Nicole Kidman photographed at Uluru, one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks

SYDNEY, 2015-8-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Vogue Australia’s September issue went on sale today featuring Nicole Kidman photographed at Uluru, one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks. Just like the Royal visit last year, which saw a spike in enquiries and booking for Voyages and Longitude 131, Tourism Australia is hoping that operators in the region will… Read the full press release

Noma to temporarily close in Copenhagen to open its new waterfront home at Barangaroo on Sydney Harbour; part of collaboration with Tourism Australia and Lendlease

SYDNEY, 2015-8-3 — /Travel PR News/ — One of the world’s best restaurants, Noma, today announced it will relocate to Sydney for ten weeks from January 2016, to share the best of Australian produce as seen through the eyes of head chef, René Redzepi, and his team. Noma will temporarily close in Copenhagen, Denmark to… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia launches short film aimed at encouraging more visitors to include Indigenous tourism experiences

SYDNEY, 2015-7-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia is today launching a new, short film aimed at encouraging more domestic and international visitors to include Indigenous tourism experiences as part of an Australian holiday. Entitled Aboriginal Australia: Our Country is waiting for you, the film was created in collaboration with renowned Australian filmmakers Brendan… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia: 7.2% rise in short-term visitors to Australia during the month of April 2015 according to Australian Bureau of Statistics

SYDNEY, 2015-7-6 — /Travel PR News/ — The latest international arrivals data for the year ending April 2015 released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveal a 7.2 per cent rise in short-term visitors to Australia to 7.1 million. Australia welcomed 551,400 visitor arrivals during the month of April 2015, an increase of 4.7 per… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia marked the first day of Corroboree Greater China on Hamilton Island with the signing of aviation marketing deal with Cathay Pacific

SYDNEY, 2015-5-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia marked the first day of Corroboree Greater China on Hamilton Island with the signing of a major aviation marketing deal with Cathay Pacific, which will see the two parties jointly invest A$2 million during 2015 promoting Australia to key overseas markets. A key feature of the… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia announces that Queensland’s Gold Coast will host the country’s largest annual tourism trade show – the Australian Tourism Exchange in 2016

SYDNEY, 2015-5-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has announced that Queensland’s Gold Coast will play host to the country’s largest annual tourism trade show – the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – in 2016. The announcement was made by Tourism Australia’s Managing Director John O’Sullivan whilst speaking on Wednesday (April 29) at an industry… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia appoints Andrew Hogg to the role of Regional General Manager Greater China, based in Shanghai

SYDNEY, 2015-3-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has today announced the appointment of Andrew Hogg to the role of Regional General Manager Greater China, based in Shanghai. Mr Hogg joins Tourism Australia from Qantas Airways, where he has held his current position of General Manager China since 2011. He has held a number… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia’s annual Corroboree Greater China event to be held on Hamilton Island from 12 to 15 May 2015

SYDNEY, Australia, 2014-12-5 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 200 leading travel agents from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan – all ‘Aussie Specialists’ with experience in selling Australian holidays – will visit the Whitsundays next year as part of Tourism Australia’s annual Corroboree Greater China event. The event will be hosted on Hamilton Island… Read the full press release

The world’s most influential food and wine VIPs came together for Restaurant Australia’s exclusive ‘Invite The World To Dinner’ Gala event

TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA, 2014-11-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night a selection of the world’s most influential and respected food and wine VIPs came together at Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), for Restaurant Australia’s exclusive and highly anticipated ‘Invite The World To Dinner’ Gala event. More than 80 international food and wine… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and China Southern Airlines extend partnership agreement; committing further A$4.2 million for cooperative marketing in 2015

SYDNEY, 2014-11-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and China Southern Airlines will extend their existing strategic partnership agreement, committing a further A$4.2 million for cooperative marketing in 2015. This extended agreement was signed today in Parliament House, Canberra by Tourism Australia Managing Director John O’Sullivan and China Southern Airlines President Mr Tan Wangeng… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways expand their strategic marketing partnership to promote Australia to international leisure and business travellers

ABU DHABI, 2014-11-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have deepened their strategic marketing partnership with a significant increase in joint funding for the promotion of tourism to Australia in overseas markets. Under the new arrangements, Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways will quadruple their spend… Read the full press release