Articles tagged “bushfires”

New Bushfire State of Emergency for Australian Capital Poses Larger Tourism Challenges

New Bushfire State of Emergency for Australian Capital Poses Larger Tourism Challenges

Colin Packham, Reuters

The bushfire threat is far from over for parts of Australia, which coupled with the ongoing virus outbreak, will make it a challenging year for tourism Down Under.

4 months ago

Australia Pours $52 Million Into Tackling Tourism’s ‘Biggest Challenge in Living Memory’

Australia Pours $52 Million Into Tackling Tourism’s ‘Biggest Challenge in Living Memory’

Raini Hamdi, Skift

A look at where the money will be spent shows Australia is putting it in all the right places with just one thing in mind: getting tourists back. This is what's needed as figures are showing massive losses.

5 months ago

Tourism Australia Fights Another Fire: Stemming Potential Cancellations

Tourism Australia Fights Another Fire: Stemming Potential Cancellations

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Bookings to Australia from international markets such as Asia, where millions will be traveling during the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday season, are said to be holding up. A lot of businesses are hoping that’s the case. Australia can do with some cheer.

5 months ago