Encouraging more New Zealanders to holiday in Australia

first_imgEncouraging more New Zealanders to holiday in Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeThe Morrison Government today launches a new $3 million advertising campaign to encourage New Zealanders to holiday in Australia and support our domestic tourism industry.Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said New Zealanders would be itching to visit Australia following confirmation they would not have to complete two week’s quarantine on their return home from April 19.“Australia has long been the most popular international destination for New Zealand tourists, attracting 40 per cent of outbound leisure travellers in 2019, and when you look at the wonderful and diverse tourism offering in Australia you can understand why Kiwis love to visit,” Mr Tehan said.“Right now, Australia is the only international destination for New Zealanders so we are taking advantage of that opportunity to reach 3.1 million New Zealanders who normally travel overseas each year and remind them how great it is to holiday in Australia.“The advertising campaign that starts today will highlight Australia’s food and wine, nature, wildlife and more unique experiences.“We want to attract as many Kiwis as possible to holiday in Australia this year to support our local tourism jobs and businesses.”Key statsIn 2019 there were 1.434 million visitors from New Zealand who spent $1.6 billion, an average of $1255 per visitor.New Zealand visitors are Australia’s third largest source market for regional dispersal, spending 4.2 million nights in dispersed nights in dispersed regions. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:AusPol, Australia, campaign, DFAT, FM, Foreign Affairs, Foreign policy, Government, Holiday, industry, Investment, market, Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Morrison, Morrison Government, New Zealand, quarantine, spending, tourism, travel, wildlifelast_img

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