International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017

#IY2017

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is 12 months to celebrate and promote the contribution of the tourism sector to building a better …

Feature park: Ningaloo Marine Park Celebrates 30 Years

The home of Australia’s largest fringing coral reef, Ningaloo Marine Park, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Ningaloo Marine Park coordinator Peter Barnes said that within 15 minutes of jumping on a boat, visitors can encounter sea turtles, dugongs, manta rays, dolphins, killer whales and of course the wonderful whale sharks. “The park also provides …

The Kimberley – Biggest Wet Season on Record

This year the Kimberley experienced one of the biggest wet seasons on record. The rainfall caused waterfalls to flow on a grand scale. Tourism operators capitalised on the natural spectacles being created and there is now a push by local tourism authorities to rebadge the wet season the “waterfall season”. Enjoy the ABC feature video …

# Just another day in WA

WA Tourism Campaign Receives Marketing Honours Tourism WA was in the running for Australasia’s Marketing Team of the Year prize in the inaugural Mumbrella Travel Marketing Awards, where the Just Another Day in WA campaign was shortlisted across multiple categories which resulted in receiving a Highly Commended honour for Best Use of Native or Content Marketing. …