Tag: Australia

New South Wales boasts six of Australia’s top 20 beaches for 2020

New South Wales (NSW) is home to six of Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2020 – including the country’s best beach – as announced by Tourism Australia’s beach ambassador. Cabarita Beach, the laid-back surf town on the NSW Tweed Coast, came in at number one of the annual list launched by beach ambassador and expert […]

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Australia launches India Host Program to lure more Indian travellers

In a bid to tap the burgeoning Indian overseas tourist market, Australia has launched a new programme that will help the country’s tourism operators to offer tailored premium experiences for the Indian travellers. Australia’s Tourism Minister, Simon Birmingham, announced the India Host Program which has been developed by the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC), in […]

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Australia announces Virtual Travel Fair with seven leading airlines and over 40 tourism offers

Tourism Australia announced the launch of its ‘Virtual Travel Fair’, a bi-yearly travel sale that gives Indian travellers an opportunity to grab attractive deals on holidays to Australia. What started off as an airline sale, in its sixth and current version has grown into taking leading tourism attractions and experiences across Australia into its fold, […]

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Australia to launch a new campaign to boost tourism from India

Tourism Australia has received a $5 million funding boost to promote the upcoming ICC T20 Cricket World Cup being held in Australia for the first time next year, to fans in India. More than one million spectators from around Australia and the world are expected to attend this significant sporting event, which will be played […]

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Vivid Sydney 2019 enters a new decade of innovation and creativity

Vivid Sydney, the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will ignite the Harbour City this winter from May 24 to June 15 as it enters a new decade of innovation and creativity with an inspiring and star-studded programme of events. Destination NSW CEO and Executive Producer – Vivid Sydney, Sandra […]

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Accor and sbe to launch iconic Hyde brand in Australia

Accor has chosen Australia as the first Asia-Pacific market to expand its partnership with sbe outside of the U.S.  The hospitality giant brings its luxury lifestyle hospitality brand, Hyde to the Australian shores following Accor’s acquisition of a 50% stake in sbe in October 2018. Launched in March 2019, Hyde Paradiso, in Gold Coast, is […]

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Brazil waives entry visa requirements for U.S. citizens

The Brazilian Government recently announced that Brazil would allow visa-free entry for citizens of The United States, Canada, Australia and Japan, effective from June 17. Until then, the current e-visa will be required. Citizens of those countries wishing to visit Brazil will no longer need to apply or pay for a visa. They will be […]

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Cox & Kings appoints Anushka Sharma as brand ambassador

Celebrating 260 years, Cox & Kings Ltd., has roped in Bollywood youth icon and avid traveller Anushka Sharma as the company’s brand ambassador. The actress will be seen promoting the company’s unique travel offerings in a new TV campaign to be released soon. Karan Anand, Head, Relationships, Cox & Kings said, “Anushka is known for […]

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Tourism Australia eyes a strong growth from India; launches new campaign

In a bid to lure high-value travellers from India, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia, Tourism Australia has launched a new bespoke tourism promotion campaign in India and South East Asia. The latest chapter in Tourism Australia’s evolving ‘There’s Nothing Like Australia’ campaign. The campaign challenges perceptions and stereotypes of what Australia offers as a tourism destination […]

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Australia makes online visitor visa application convenient for Indian travellers

In mid-2017, the Department of Home Affairs (HA), formerly the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, extended online lodgement of visitor visa applications to all Indian nationals. The online application process provides a more convenient option for Indians looking to visit Australia, by allowing them to apply for their Australian tourist visa within the comfort […]

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