Monthly Archives: July 2016


Imagining the world of 2030 – The future of regional tourism

The annual Australian Regional Tourism Network (ARTN) convention provides a forum for the regional tourism industry to engage, network and actively contribute to the future of regional tourism in Australia.

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Life In Bloom - Floriade

Floriade Industry Kit available to download

Spring is just around the corner, bringing with it warmer weather, longer evenings and Floriade in full bloom.

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Two koala joeys born at Tidbinbilla

Two koala joeys have been born at Tidbinbilla in the past eight months, the first since bushfire decimated the population in 2003.

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Hotel Realm to host AICR’s National Receptionist of the Year competition

Hotel Realm will host the AICR’s 2016 National Receptionist of the Year competition on Saturday 30 July.

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Tourism Australia’s August webinars

Tourism Australia will be holding three free webinars for tourism operators in the month of August.  With a focus on Asian markets, the webinars will cover a range of topics including updates on market performance, understanding the customer, distribution networks…

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Canberra’s ‘coast’ wins marketing gong

VisitCanberra congratulates the South Coast councils and tourism organisations for winning a gold marketing award at The Pacific Asia Travel Association Awards for their Unspoilt South Coast campaign.

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Fifty days until 100 objects

The National Museum of Australia’s A History of the World in 100 Objects opens in 50 days, on 9 September 2016.

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Power, passion and the palace: Versailles at the NGA this summer

The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) has revealed details of their blockbuster summer exhibition, Versailles: Treasures from the Palace.

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Canberra will host three games during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Canberra to host three Rugby League World Cup 2017 Games

Canberra has secured three pool matches of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) including a much anticipated Kangaroos’ fixture. 

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Aquis Brumbies take on New Zealand’s Highlanders in qualifying match

Australia’s top Super Rugby team – Aquis Brumbies – will take on New Zealand’s Highlanders for the 2016 Super Rugby Qualifying Final match at GIO Stadium Canberra this Friday 22 July.

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Register for China Now workshop

Are you and your business ready for the international tourism boom in Canberra?  CIT, in partnership with VisitCanberra, is holding a three-hour workshop to better understand the Chinese market.

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You’re invited to collaborate!

Following the launch of the new destination marketing platform One Good Thing After Another and the announcement of direct international flights we invite you to join the team from VisitCanberra to hear more about our 2016-17 domestic and international marketing…

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