Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Canberra Region Tourism Awards – the Essentials Workshop

There are less than three weeks left to nominate for the 2016 Canberra Region Tourism Awards! The first entrant support workshop will be held on Thursday 2 June. The workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the awards process including…

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Abode Hotel Woden certified as Australia’s first Green Star hotel

The Abode Hotel Woden has become the first hotel in Australia to be awarded a rating under the prestigious Green Star certification system by the Green Building Council of Australia.

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New transport solution available in Canberra

A new transport solution is available in Canberra with the recent introduction of car sharing services GoGet and Popcar.

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Canberra Visitor Guide App wins silver design award

The Canberra Visitor Guide App has won a silver award in the international App Design100 Awards in the news, reference and information category.

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National Reconciliation Week 27 May – 03 June

Today marks the start of National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June), an annual event to celebrate and build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians.

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VisitCanberra launches new video itinerary planner app

The first of its kind in Australia, the App is based on VisitCanberra’s new suite of cinematic style short films which are part of the One Good Thing After Another marketing platform showcasing the diversity of experiences available in the…

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Tourism Australia releases new market and consumer profiles

Tourism Australia has published updated market profiles highlighting insights for each of their target markets.

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National Museum takes out multiple awards

The National Museum of Australia was awarded the Best Major Temporary Exhibition for their Encounters: Revealing Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Objects from the British Museum exhibition at the Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNAs) this week.

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Late night transport options for Tourism and Hospitality staff in Canberra

The Canberra Tourism Employment Plan was finalised in July 2015. One of the outcomes of the strategy was to research the impact of public transport options in Canberra on late night tourism and hospitality staff.

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The Australian War Memorial named top landmark in Australia

The Australian War Memorial has overtaken the Sydney Opera House to be named Australia’s number one landmark in Trip Advisor’s Traveller’s Choice awards.

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Clifton Suites relaunches as Pacific Suites Canberra

Clifton Suites on Northbourne Avenue has been bought by Choice Hotels Asia-Pac and relaunched as Pacific Suites, Canberra.

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Register now for Tourism Australia’s India market briefing

Don’t forget to register for the India market briefing to be held tomorrow, Friday 6 May at the Canberra Rex Hotel.

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