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You may have seen the ACT Government survey that was sent out this week, in regards to Canberra businesses affected by the impact of bushfires, smoke and the hail event.
Record tourists bring boost to economy
A surge led by Australians visiting Canberra for a holiday has contributed to overnight visitors breaking the 3 million mark for the first time ever along with record expenditure contribution to the ACT economy from…
Floriade breaks attendance record
Floriade has strengthened its position as Australia’s biggest celebration of spring with this year’s event attracting the largest number of attendees in its 32-year history.
Questacon’s record visitation numbers
Canberra’s Questacon – The Science and Technology Centre has smashed its visitation records in 2018-19, with more than 514,000 people visiting the popular attraction, the biggest annual intake in its 30-year history.
Tourism 2030 Consultation Webinar
As part of the consultation process for the development of the next long-term tourism strategy (Tourism 2030), Austrade want to hear from a range of stakeholders involved in the tourism industry across Australia. The webinar…
Record visitor growth drives tourism and hospitality jobs
The ACT has seen strong growth in the number of overnight visitors coming to the capital for the year ending June 2019. These visitors, combined with those visiting Canberra for day trips, made the year…
Enlighten breaks attendance records
This year’s Enlighten Festival broke records in both attendance and economic impact.
New data about significance of cultural tourism
Cultural Attractions of Australia this week released a document about the significance of cultural tourism.
Tourism jobs and economic contribution at record level
The tourism industry has generated more than a quarter of all new jobs created in the ACT with the nation’s capital leading Australia in terms of tourism job increases and its economic contribution.
Tourism State of the Nation report available
Copies of the Roy Morgan State of the Nation Tourism presentation held last week at the Australian War Memorial are now available.