Vietnamese low cost carrier, Vietjet, and Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) have signed an agreement to open a non-stop service between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Brisbane, Australia.
Kieran Erasmuson has been appointed director of operations at Ovolo for Australia.
Aiming to increase travel between Australia, New Zealand and the US, Brand USA, the organisation dedicated to marketing the US tourism industry, is organising several interactive activities to enhance the local knowledge of tour agents.
The latest International Visitor Survey (IVS) by Tourism Research Australia has been released, revealing the economic impact of Australia’s tourism industry during 2017.
Australia’s multi-billion dollar business events industry has received a huge boost with the creation of a national bid fund, making AUD12 million (USD9.3 million) available over the next three years to support bids for new, high-value international incentive, association, and exhibition events.
The Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC) has announced the ninth Australian Indigenous Tourism Conference (AITC) will be held in Lorne, Victoria, Australia this November. The exact dates are due to be announced shortly.
Asia Pacific hotels reported mixed results, according to January 2018 data from hotel market data and benchmarking service, STR.
The only Australian showing of A Window on Italy - The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence has recently opened at the Art Gallery, Western Australia.
US aviation giant, American Airlines, and Australia’s Qantas have filed an application with US Department of Transportation seeking approval to form a joint business better serving customers flying between North America, Australia and New Zealand.