Ctrip eyeing new youth travel products during WYSE Exchange Australia 2018
China has overtaken New Zealand to become Australia’s largest inbound visitor market for the first time. The newly released Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows that 1.39 million Chinese visitors entered Australia in the year ending February 2018.
Universities Australia: Quality central to Australia’s international education success
The education of international students is Australia’s third largest export, behind only iron ore and coal.
Western Australia connecting with UK and German youth travellers
The first London to Perth direct flight has taken to the skies and Australia’s tourism officials are working to maximise the connection between Western Europe and Western Australia.
Byron Bay YHA re-opens with new design and larger capacity
The redeveloped Byron Bay YHA in NSW, Australia has just opened with a design focus, unveiling three masterpieces by renowned Australian artists alongside a building extension that doubles capacity at this luxe ‘flash-packers’. Following a multi-million dollar...
New China campaign to boost Victorian tourism
The minister for Tourism and Major Events said the new campaign will ensure Victoria continues to stay ahead of the curve.
Tourism spending in Australia soars above $40 billion
The record run for Australian tourism rolls on with spending by international visitors reaching a new high of $41.3 billion.
Indian arrivals to Australia up 16 percent
Number of Indians travelling to Australia grew by 15.2 per cent in 2017 to 302,200 mainly driven by a focused strategy of strengthening the country’s position as a preferred long haul destination. In 2016, 259,900 Indians travelled to Australia, according to data by...
Non-stop Perth to India flight would benefit international students
A planned non-stop flight from Perth to India has been described as a future boon for Western Australia. State Tourism Minister Paul Papalia said India is his next 'non-stop target', revealing Tourism WA is currently negotiating with an Indian airline. Many...
Tourism Australia to sponsor the 2018 WYSE Exchange Australia Youth Tourism Conference
WYSE Travel Confederation is pleased to announce Tourism Australia as the sponsor of the 2018 WYSE Exchange Australia Youth Tourism Conference
Tax company takes legal action over Australia’s backpacker tax
Taxback.com, a WYSE Travel Confederation member and specialist in personal tax refunds, is disputing Australia’s recent Backpacker Tax increase.