New report shows demand-driven corporate social responsibility accreditation is up in Australian business events sector

1 December 2010, Australia Prev 2 / 2 Next Key facts 36 per cent of Australian business events organisations now hold at least one accreditation for environmental or social responsibility; up from 31 per cent in 2008. 75 per cent for Australia’s convention and exhibition centres are accredited, as are 56 per cent of transport […]

Zoe Naylor on places in Australia to visit

Andy Ridley appointed as an ambassador for the Great Barrier Reef in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign

With just one year to go until the New7Wonders of Nature are announced, Tourism Australia is urging fans across the globe to vote for its very own natural treasures, Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef. Public voting lines officially close on 10 November 2011, giving fans exactly 365 days from today to cast their critical […]

Tourism Australia to Host “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in Australia

Copyright: Harpo, Inc./All Rights Reserved/Photographer: George Burns Popular US talk-show, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” is set to travel to Australia this December to film at least two episodes that will air in early 2011. The announcement includes a partnership between Tourism Australia and “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” which will enable Australia to be showcased to […]

Tourism Australia’s holiday planning tools go mobile

Tourism Australia is embracing mobile technology to assist travellers in planning an amazing Australian journey, with the launch of its first iPhone application (app) the Oz Planner – the mobile extension of the Walkabout Planner. Based on Tourism Australia’s well-established online holiday planning tool walkaboutplanner.australia.com, the new Oz Planner iPhone app uses mapping technology to […]