Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas

Season’s Greetings from VisitCanberra

VisitCanberra would like to thank and congratulate all of our partners and industry colleagues for contributing to a record breaking year for both domestic and international visitation to ACT.

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New Years Eve in the City

New Years Eve in the City

Canberra is set to ring in 2017 with a fantastic line-up of free entertainment including two live music celebrations and world class  fireworks this New Years Eve. Civic Square hosts an all ages concert line-up while Garema Place brings in…

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Travellers continue to choose Canberra

The latest Tourism in the ACT Snapshot has just been released based on the latest Tourism Research Australia’s National and International Visitor Surveys, for the period ending September 2016. The data shows Canberra welcomed 4.67 million visitors – the largest…

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Destination Canberra Conference – earlybird registrations close today

Tourism experts, media gurus and success stories will be among the inspiring line-up of speakers at the 2017 Destination Canberra Conference.

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Tigerair Australia touches down in Canberra

Tigerair Australia celebrated the airline’s first flight between Melbourne and Canberra last week, signalling the arrival of a much anticipated low cost travel option to the nation’s capital.

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Earlybird rates closing soon for Destination Canberra Conference

Register now for the 2017 Destination Canberra Conference to take advantage of the discounted earlybird rate, available until Monday 19 December.

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Tourism Australia

Win a trip for 2 to Los Angeles to showcase your social content at G’day USA!

Tourism Australia and Qantas are inviting the Australian tourism industry to submit their best social posts from 2016. Three of the top submissions will win a return trip for two to see their content featured on the big screen at…

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ATEC Meeting Place held in Canberra

Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC)’s flagship annual conference, Meeting Place, was recently held in Canberra marking the first time in the event’s 40-year history that it has been held outside of Sydney.

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ATEC Mega Famil

ITOs experience one good thing after another on Canberra region famil

VisitCanberra hosted 35 major buyers from some of Australia’s leading inbound tour operators (ITOs) on a three day mega famil from 26–28 November, which showcased some of the hero visitor experiences in the Canberra region.

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Qatar Airways announce Canberra-Doha route

Qatar Airways has announced that they will commence direct international flights between Doha and Canberra.

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End of year ATDW update

Thank you to all VisitCanberra’s industry partners for your enthusiasm and commitment in promoting Canberra and the region this year. Please note that ATDW will not be monitored between 23 December and 9 January (inclusive).

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More speakers announced for Destination Canberra Conference

Chris Whelan, CEO of Absolutely Positively Wellington, and Destination Marketing Store’s Directors, Carl Solomon and Charlotte Prouse, will be joining the list of announced speakers at the second annual Destination Canberra Conference.

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