Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines extend strategic marketing partnership

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines have re-affirmed their strong commercial ties by signing a new three-year strategic marketing deal worth A$11 million. The agreement will see the two parties jointly fund a range of tourism campaigns and promotional activities in eight of Australia’s key inbound markets – Singapore,… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia’s Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase to be held in Australia for the very first time this November

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia’s major incentive showcase for the China market – the Business Events Australia Greater China Showcase – will be held in Australia for the very first time this coming November. Capitalising on strong awareness and demand for Australia by Chinese incentive planners, the Showcase will provide key… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia hosts Aussie Specialist Program at Corroboree Asia trade event at the Gold Coast

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 100 Australian tourism businesses are on the Gold Coast this week meeting with close to 300 Aussie Specialist travel sellers from key Asian markets to strengthen their specific product knowledge and enhance their ability to promote and sell Australia. Hosted by Tourism Australia in partnership with… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and vegan chef and healthy living educator Leslie Durso to create new plant-based offerings

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and vegan chef and healthy living educator Leslie Durso to create new plant-based offerings   Punta Mita, México, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star luxury resort tucked into the lush landscape of the Riviera Nayarit, announces a culinary partnership with celebrated vegan chef and… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed invite the next generation of visual storytellers to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program

World-first partnership gives young travellers from around the world the chance to experience and share the best of Australia Sydney, Australia, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed Australia are on the hunt for the next generation of visual storytellers from around the world to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program, a once-in-lifetime fellowship… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita appoints Paulina Mercader as Spa Director and introduces new wellness programming

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita appoints Paulina Mercader as Spa Director and introduces new wellness programming   Award-winning Mexico resort appoints Paulina Mercader as Spa Director and introduces new wellness programming including myDNA Retreat and superfood-infused spa menu Punta Mita, México, 2017-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star luxury resort… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia launches new website dedicated to business events

Tourism Australia launches new website dedicated to business events   SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia’s brand new website dedicated to business events, www.australia.com/businessevents will give visitors an enhanced user experience and more opportunities to connect with Australians and discover why there’s nothing like Australia for business events. Visitors to the… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia concludes successful 2017 Australian Tourism Exchange in Sydney

Tourism Australia concludes successful 2017 Australian Tourism Exchange in Sydney   SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia is wrapping up the 38th edition of its annual business-to-business event, with the final day of appointments for the 2017 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE17) taking place in Sydney today. With more than 2,500 delegates,… Read the full press release

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

New Tourism Australia logo

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