ImagineSydney: Play, is the third in a four-part series which sets out to uncover what makes Sydney a complete city, full of buzz, opportunity and excitement.
In this report, Amnesty International documents how online booking companies are driving tourism to illegal Israeli settlements and contributing to their existence and expansion.
The 2018 Dialogue looked at PNG’s time on the global stage as the host of APEC 2018, and also considered whether hoped-for opportunities in tourism have been realised. The participants also discussed the current state of the PNG–Australia relationship and the increased interest in the...
The arts are vital for the future of tourism says Creative New Zealand
This article describes a project investigating the potential and constraints to developing cultural heritage tourism opportunities as a pathway for sustainable development for local communities in the Pacific and specifically in Samoa and Madang, Papua New Guinea.
This study looks at how short-term letting (STL) platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com are reshaping housing opportunity in private markets. It analyses Airbnb listing data from Sydney and Melbourne to reveal insights into the extent STL is contributing to housing affordability issues and to...
This draft strategy proposes a more deliberate and active role for government in tourism, to make sure that growth is productive, sustainable and inclusive. It sets out the government’s aim for tourism - to enrich New Zealand through sustainable tourism growth.
This report covers an evaluation of Core Sector Support (CSS) between New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and the Cook Islands Government (CIG). The driving focus of the report is to allow the Cook Islands Government to take ownership of the Cook...
This report assessed the place of camping in New Zealand’s tourism offering and laid out recommendations for better management, covering both the short term lead-in to peak season and longer term legislative changes.
This inquiry examined the current state of northern Australia’s tourism industry, opportunities for growth, challenges and economic impediments that tourism operators face in northern Australia.
The aim of this project is to derive a set of reliable itineraries of Chinese tourists in Western Australia by taking advantage of information available on the Internet, in order to provide consumer and market insights and the potential for tourism industry management.
This report’s recommendations provide the Australian government with an opportunity to strengthen its work with respect to Antarctica and build on already impressive foundations.
This discussion paper has been released to seek views on a proposal to implement a levy on international visitors travelling to New Zealand to fund tourism infrastructure and conservation.
The government is consulting on a proposal to introduce an Electronic Travel Authority facility for some groups of travellers. It is a new security and facilitation measure that, if it is introduced, will help to speed things up at the border.
This government-commissioned report shows that the New Zealand government enjoys a net benefit of more than $2.6 billion a year from international tourism, confirming that international visitors are more than paying their way.
Like reefs all over the world, the Great Barrier Reef is under pressure. A big challenge demands a big response and, during the International Year of the Reef 2018, the Australian government is investing an additional half a billion dollars in its health and resilience....
The second Melbourne Live Music Census, conducted on Saturday 25 November 2017, analysed the climate of Melbourne’s live music industry and found it to be not only healthy, but flourishing.
To facilitate further tourism industry growth, the Indonesian government is hoping to replicate the success of Bali as a tourist destination in a number of other locations spread across Indonesia.