Category Archives: Industry


Record overnight expenditure for the ACT

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 year ending March 2017. The data shows Canberra welcomed 4.58 million visitors over the year…

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New Tourism Australia website promotes business events

Tourism Australia (TA) has launched a new website dedicated to business events with the aim of giving visitors more opportunities to discover Australia’s potential in this area.

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Formalise your social media skills

Formalise your social media skills by enrolling in CIT’s Statement of Attainment in Social Media Marketing Essentials. 

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Event Sponsorship Essentials workshop

Events ACT will be holding a free Event Sponsorship Essentials workshop on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 June.  This workshop is the first in a series of free development workshops for the Canberra region’s festivals and events sector.

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Canberra Business Point

Upcoming Canberra BusinessPoint workshops

Canberra BusinessPoint will be holding a variety of business workshops over the next few months. The workshops are delivered in a welcoming, easy to understand format and are facilitated by experienced industry professionals giving practical advice and support.

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ELITE applications open

Applications are open for ATEC’s 2017 Emerging Leaders of Inbound Tourism Excellence (ELITE) program. The ELITE program provides emerging leaders a platform to extend their industry knowledge, develop leadership skills and create networking relationships.

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Virgin Campaign

Virgin Australia and VisitCanberra partner for a winter weekend campaign

During the month of May, Virgin offered sale fares on Canberra flights and holidays, departing from Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney. VisitCanberra entered into a campaign partnership to promote the sale, deriving from a shared goal of driving visitation during…

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ATE cafe

ATE 2017 wrap up

VisitCanberra was joined by 12 tourism industry partners in Sydney from 15–19 May to take part in the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE), the biggest annual travel tradeshow held in the Southern Hemisphere. This was the largest ACT contingent ever to…

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2017 Tourism Awards

Tourism Awards nominations closing soon

Nominations for the 2017 Canberra Region Tourism Awards close on Wednesday 31 May. The annual awards recognise the tourism products, services, individuals, events and businesses that have successfully contributed to the tourism industry in Canberra and the region.

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Advertising opportunities at CRVC

A variety of advertising opportunities are available at the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (CRVC) including digital displays, showcase displays, display cabinets, pop-up events and tailor-made advertising packages.

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Tigerair Australia announces new Brisbane-Canberra route

Tigerair Australia has announced that it will operate three weekly return services (Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday) between Brisbane and Canberra, providing the only low cost air travel option on this route.

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Truffle Festival – Canberra Region

Now in its ninth consecutive year, the Truffle Festival – Canberra Region is the ultimate foodie festival and a fabulous celebration of winter in the region. Each year from June to August more than 250 individual events showcase the region’s…

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