Articles tagged “australia”

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Families to Visit Australia in Quest to Keep Search Going

In the interests of the families and an aviation industry seeking answers, searchers should keep up their efforts to find missing Malyasia Airlines flight MH370, although the costly effort has turned up little so far.

2 months ago

Is Swimming With Humpback Whales Sketchy or Sustainable Tourism?

Swimming with humpback whales as a tourism pursuit is spreading to Ningaloo Reef in western Australia. We're all for experiential travel -- and this takes it to new heights, or depths, depending on your perspective.

4 months ago

Skift CMO Interviews: Tourism Australia Bet on Food and Wine and Won

Tourism Australia has shown the power of food tourism to drive higher visitation, but much of that is due to the country's forward-thinking content platforms.

4 months ago

Australian Officials Don’t Want Tourists to Know Great Barrier Reef Is at Risk

We are pretty certain that denying there is a problem is the worst way to make visitors happy about your destination.

5 months ago

Tourists and Foreign Real Estate Buyers Enjoy Australian Deals

We're not sure the real estate angle is the best, but the short-term benefits of lower costs for tourists will likely be a draw this season.

8 months ago

Latest Threat to Great Barrier Reef UNESCO Site Is Nature, Not Man

Australia's most sensitive tourist attraction has been under threat by energy companies and terrible politics the last few years. Now it's Mother Nature's turn.

8 months ago

Tourism Australia Introduces Chris Hemsworth as Its New Crocodile Dundee

Tonight's big reveal of Tourism Australia's new video marketing drive suggests that the bureau is losing focus of what makes the country special, devolving instead into a Bloomingdale's summer catalog.

9 months ago

CES 2016 Review, GoPro Events and More in Skift MeetingsIQ

The 2016 meetings scene is all about making technology more seamless, user friendly and valuable for a broader spectrum of conference planners and attendees.

9 months ago

5 Destinations Selling Diverse Experiences in Best Travel Ads This Week

These destinations are getting right to it: They offer a world to discover.

10 months ago

Australia Tourism Turns to User-Generated GoPro Films for New Year’s Eve Bash

This Tourism Australia project is a mashup of next-gen destination video marketing using GoPros, projection mapping, user-generated content, and social media influencers — and it didn't cost a lot to produce.

10 months ago

Tourism Australia Uses Food to Drive Luxury Travel Spending

The success of Tourism Australia's culinary promotion and luxury branding is based on how the stakeholders are all aligning around the message, as much or more so than the actual travel product itself.

11 months ago

Australia Hopes Tourism Will Replace Gas Companies at Great Barrier Reef

11 months ago