Accommodation Association News
A showcase of Aboriginal culture and Australian wildlife will be established on the Gold Coast through a $1 million Strategic Tourism Investment Grant (STIG).
While many hotels offer mobility accessible rooms for disabled guests, the Mercure Hobart hotel has gone two steps further with the modification of eight accommodation rooms to specifically cater for visitors with a hearing or vision impairment.
Tourist arrivals in Australia continue to grow, with Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today showing a 1.8 per cent increase for May 2012 compared with May 2011.
Visitors to the Australian Alps, the Kimberley, Kangaroo Island and ten other National Landscapes of Australia will benefit from a $1 million funding boost announced today by Minister for Tourism, Martin Ferguson.
Tourism Australia believes the launch today of Jetstar Japan’s first commercial flight, flying from Narita to Sapporo, will boost Japanese visitors to Australia by better connecting the country's key urban markets with Jetstar's already established Australian international flight network.