Accommodation Association News
Lands, Planning and Environment Minister and Acting Business Minister, Peter Chandler, said today the new daily service by Philippine Airlines between Manila and Darwin recognises the Territory’s potential for growth.
Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris, has welcomed the arrival over the weekend of Emirates second daily A380 flight to Sydney, increasing the airline’s capacity by 38 per cent (1,890 seats per week).
More than 300 national tourism operators, who sell Australia to international travellers, are in Adelaide for the 2013 Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) Symposium, which starts today.
Australia’s accommodation industry is disappointed with the outcome of the minimum wage decision, which saw the Fair Work Commission (“FWC”) award a 2.6% increase to the minimum wage to $622.20 per week or $16.37 per hour.
The Minister for Tourism, Scott Bacon today welcomed the start of Jetstar’s new joint marketing campaign with Tourism Tasmania.