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Show me your paradise campaign kicks off

Show me your paradise campaign kicks off

Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree in Australia is calling for all budding and professional film makers and photographers to take part in its latest consumer campaign - Show Me Your Paradise.

ICCA education seminar at AIME grooms future leaders

ICCA education seminar at AIME grooms future leaders

In recognizing the importance of continuing professional development of less experienced professionals, ICCA will deliver an education program - “ICCA International Meetings Foundation ...

American Samoa tourism suffering from airline monopoly

American Samoa tourism suffering from airline monopoly

(eTN) - American Samoa, a US territory in the Pacific Ocean and a 5 1/2-hour flight from Honolulu, Hawaii, may have an opportunity to beef up its hurting economy.

Darwin Convention Centre appoints new director

Darwin Convention Centre appoints new director

The Darwin Convention Centre (DCC) has announced the appointment of Pietro Delpechitra as the new Director of Client Services.

Cyclone evacuation in progress in Western Australia

Cyclone evacuation in progress in Western Australia

Strong gales with gusts of 100 kilometers per hour could hit coastal areas between Broome and Port Hedland, potentially reaching as far north as Cape Leveque.

Sydney Festival 2015 opens to a great reception

Sydney Festival 2015 opens to a great reception

SYDNEY, Australia - Sydney Festival's opening weekend of events took over the city in an explosion of exceptional theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film and more.

Frustrated! American Samoa Governor on Travel and Tourism

Frustrated! American Samoa Governor on Travel and Tourism

Born in the village of Ta’u, Manua, American Samoa in 1949

Airline agreement good news for Solomon Islands

Airline agreement good news for Solomon Islands

Speaking from the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) head office in Honiara, its CEO, Mr.

Unpacking gets travelers in a spin

Unpacking gets travelers in a spin

When it comes to what really annoys us on holidays, tipping troubles and rude locals don’t push Australian travelers’ buttons quite as much as unpacking and doing the laundry when we get home. ...

Navigating a French tourism industry response to the Paris terrorist attacks

Navigating a French tourism industry response to the Paris terrorist attacks

By David Beirman, special to eTN from Sydney, Australia

In most instances when a terrorist attack occurs in a major tourism destination, the local or national tourism authorities tend to release a rapid-fire statement to its stakeholders and its key ...

Fiji wants to improve and increase tourist arrivals

Fiji wants to improve and increase tourist arrivals

Discussions on how best to improve and increase the number of tourist arrivals into the country from Europe took place when Fiji's ambassador to the United Kingdom Solo Mara met with Tourism Fiji ...

2015 AFC Asian Cup expected to boost business for Australia

2015 AFC Asian Cup expected to boost business for Australia

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia’s hosting of the AFC Asian Cup provides a fantastic opportunity to reinforce the country’s international reputation as a top class, welcoming host for major ...

Skydiving plane crashed - and there is a happy ending

Tourists: You shimmy to the door until your feet are dangling over the edge Skydiving plane crashed - and there is a happy ending

Lake Taupo in New Zealand is a popular tourist destination, especially during the current Southern Hemisphere summer when one of the major tourist attractions is skydiving.

New Zealanders want special driving rules for foreign tourists

New Zealanders want special driving rules for foreign tourists

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Special rules for overseas drivers are favored by the majority of New Zealanders, according to a Herald-Digipoll survey.

American tourists in NZ hospital after "vicious" attack

American tourists in NZ hospital after "vicious" attack

NORTHLAND, New Zealand - Less than 48 hours into their holiday, two American tourists were the victims of a "vicious and unprovoked" attack in Northland - and one will need reconstructive ...

Irish tourist refused bail, to face court in Sydney

Irish tourist refused bail, to face court in Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - An Irish tourist accused of knocking his brother to the ground in a one-punch attack in Sydney will face court today.

Tinian airline files complaint with FAA over access to Guam airport

Tinian airline files complaint with FAA over access to Guam airport

TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands - A Tinian airline says plans to open a second service between Guam and the Northern Marianas are still on hold as Guam's International Airport Authority is ...

Queensland-based regional airline ceases operations

Queensland-based regional airline ceases operations

CAIRNS, Australia - The Cairns-based regional airline Skytrans has ceased trading and all staff have been made redundant.

US couple Fiji’s first 2015 tourists

US couple Fiji’s first 2015 tourists

NADI, Fiji - An American couple has become Fiji’s first tourists in 2015 after arriving in the first flight into the country at around 6am this morning.

German tourist dies at NZ national park

German tourist dies at NZ national park

TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK, New Zealand - A tourist has collapsed and died in Tongariro National Park.

Port Arthur Penitentiary once again opens for visitors

Port Arthur Penitentiary once again opens for visitors

PORT ARTHUR, Tasmania - The Port Arthur Penitentiary will once again be accessible to visitors come the morning of Saturday 20 December.

Aura.travel secures partnership with world-leading provider of online distribution technology, SiteMinder

Aura.travel secures partnership with world-leading provider of online distribution technology, SiteMinder

SYDNEY, Australia - Aura.travel (AURA) has today announced its latest integration partnership with SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading provider of online distribution technology, to ...

A year of progress on many fronts for Port Arthur historic sites

Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA). A year of progress on many fronts for Port Arthur historic sites

PAHSMA Chair, Professor Sharon Sullivan, named the recovery from the effects of the 2013 bushfire disaster, a massive project to restabilize the Penitentiary, the dramatic increase in Chinese ...

His stand on tourism: Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manassah

His stand on tourism: Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manassah

Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau CEO, Josefa "Jo" Tuamoto, has “warmly welcomed” newly-elected Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manassah Sogavare’s pledge to prioritize the country’s tourism ...

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Australia issues statement on hostage situation

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Australia issues statement on hostage situation

Lindt Chocolate Cafe Australia issued the following statement on Facebook regarding the hostage situation in Sydney:

Sydney hostage seize unfolding in pedestrian shopping tourist district

Tourism Sydney, Australia: Lindt Cafe, Martin Place terror attack Sydney hostage seize unfolding in pedestrian shopping tourist district

The Jihadist flag is flying at Lindt cafe in the Martin Place city centre of Sydney, New South Wales in Australia.

NZ police calls off search for 'missing' French tourist

NZ police calls off search for 'missing' French tourist

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - Police have no concerns for the safety of a French tourist reported missing in the South Island yesterday.

Vivid Sydney set to impress once again when it returns in 2015

Vivid Sydney set to impress once again when it returns in 2015

SYDNEY, Australia - Vivid Sydney, the largest light, music and ideas event in the Southern Hemisphere, is set to impress once again when it returns toSydney in 2015.

Qantas: Four unscheduled landings in two days

Qantas: Four unscheduled landings in two days

A Qantas Boeing 717 that was forced to turn back to Hobart has become the fourth flight by that Australian Air carrier in two days to make an unscheduled landing.

New Zealand voted best tourist destination

New Zealand voted best tourist destination

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key says the Government’s investment in tourism is paying off with New Zealand voted the top country in the 2014 Telegraph ...

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