Accommodation Association News
Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris, today announced that regional tourism providers can now apply for funding from the Regional Visitor Economy Fund.
Australian tourism businesses will continue to be supported by the Gillard Government, with more than $180 million to help reach the Tourism 2020 goal of doubling the amount of overnight expenditure.
The NT Government is investing $54.2 million to grow tourism in the Territory. Minister for Tourism and Major Events Matt Conlan said the Country Liberals Government is building a bigger economy for the Territory and growing our tourism industry is vital to those plans.
The Territory Government is investing $13 million to grow domestic tourism. Minster for Tourism and Major Events Matt Conlan said the funding will help encourage australians to explore their own backyard.
The Coalition’s industrial relations policy is a positive start which lays the foundation for meaningful change, however further reform is required if it wins this year’s federal election, according to the accommodation industry.