Industry engagement: Floriade 2022

Floriade, Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring will celebrate its 35th year with a return to Commonwealth Park, from Saturday 17 September to Sunday 16 October 2022. The theme this year is the Sounds of Spring, and Floriade will…

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Top Tourism Town 2022 Awards nominations open to Canberra Region

The Canberra Region Tourism Industry Council is now calling for nominations for the Canberra Region’s Top Tourism Towns across three categories for 2022. This is the inaugural year the Canberra Region has been involved in…

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Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference in Asia-Pacific (AITCAP) back in May 2022!

Hosted by GetAboutAble, this conference is the perfect opportunity for tourism business to learn more about the accessible and inclusive market which reflects 20 per cent of the population globally. AITCAP helps the tourism industry…

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CBR Switched On: ACT’s Economic Development Priorities

The ACT Government has released its priorities for the economic development of the ACT for the coming years to make Canberra an even better place to live, work, visit, study, do business and invest in….

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THRIVE 2030 strategy launches

On 25 March, the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Dan Tehan, launched THRIVE 2030, Australia’s new long-term national strategy to grow the visitor economy. THRIVE 2030 sets an ambitious yet achievable target to regain…

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ATE (Australian Tourism Exchange)

VisitCanberra, along with five ACT tourism businesses, will be attending the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in May 2022. Hosted by Tourism Australia, ATE is Australia’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event. During the live…

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How-to guides and upcoming webinars

The latest Tourism Reboot webinar, ‘Storytelling: How to inspire and delight more visitors’, is now available to view on-demand from the Tourism Reboot page. You can also register for our upcoming live webinars, including: •…

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Floriade is back for 2022

Floriade, Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring, returns to Commonwealth Park in Canberra from Saturday 17 September until Sunday 16 October 2022. The marketing strategy will be focussing on increasing interstate visitation as well as attracting…

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Australian Tourism Awards 2021 local winners

The Canberra Region brought home two silver and one bronze award from the 2021 Australian Tourism Awards held in Queensland. Taking home silver awards were the National Arboretum Canberra in the Tourist Attractions category and…

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Save the Date: Canberra Region Tourism Conference

VisitCanberra will be hosting a Canberra Region Tourism Conference on Monday 6 June 2022 at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Connect with industry colleagues and hear from a range of tourism experts and thought leaders as they share…

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