New KITE training program launched

We're delighted to announce the launch of the new KITE training program (Know-How for Inbound Tourism Excellence), aimed at tourism businesses at all levels of their inbound development cycle.  READ MORE AND REGISTER

Following the hugely successful 2015 program, we are pleased to announce applications are now OPEN
ATEC are searching for the next group of individuals who are passionate about the export tourism industry and you are amongst the first to be invited to apply!

Apply now by clicking the button above or read more

Industry leaders talk policy with Tourism Minister Colbeck

This week, Peter Shelley joined fellow tourism industry CEOs in Canberra for a very positive and productive meeting with Federal Tourism Minister Richard Colbeck - our objective was to elevate the priority issues impacting growth of our sector as we draw closer to a Federal election. Minister Colbeck was appreciative of the collaborative approach being taken and viewed the meeting as the first of many consultations aimed at elevating tourism as a super growth industry.

Hon. Steve Ciobo takes on trade

ATEC congratulates long-time friend of tourism Steve Ciobo MP to the Trade and Investment portfolio after the resignation of Minister Robb from his ministerial appointment. Minister Ciobo has been an active advocate and supporter of tourism for many years and we look forward to working with him and his team on maximising Australia’s trade opportunities in international tourism. We also acknowledge the enormous and ground-breaking efforts of Minister Robb as he prepares to retire from politics later this year.

New program helps businesses connect to international tourism boom

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has launched a new program to help businesses connect with the $36.6 bn international tourism market, one of Australia’s fastest growing exports.
The Know-How for Inbound Tourism Excellence (KITE) program, was launched in Perth today by ATEC’s Chairman, Denis Pierce during Tourism Australia’s industry briefing program. READ MORE

Join ATEC and the South Australian Tourism Commission for our DiscoverSA Welcome Dinner and B2B workshops for the South Australian Industry.

DiscoverSA will be a two-day program with a welcome function held on 7 April at Penfolds Magill Estate and a full day of B2B workshops at the National Wine Centre on Friday 8 April. Click here for more information and Seller can register here. Buyers, please contact the South Australian Tourism Commission.

National Chair of YATEC, Carla Phillips

ATEC welcomes Carla Phillips to the position of National Chair of Young ATEC. Carla works to attract tourists to Zoos Victoria properties; Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo.  We look forward to working with Carla over the coming year.

Canberra to host leading international tourism conference in 2016

The ACT will this year play host to the Australian Tourism Export Council’s (ATEC) annual industry event, bringing more than 400 export tourism leaders to the nation's capital in November READ MORE

South Queensland Sunshine Coast workshop & famils

This year ATEC partnered with the Sunshine Coast and Australia’s Nature Coast to deliver an impressive event. The growing attractiveness of this destination to international visitors ensured a strong level of participation by over 40 international travel buyers and local sellers.

ATEC Board 'wowed' in Canberra

ATEC National Board met in Canberra in February – a successful and positive Board meeting was followed by the annual planning retreat during which the key priorities for ATEC were discussed. ATEC’s industry development and education programs dominated the agenda, along with exciting new plans for the membership journey, particularly for small and regionally located businesses seeking to delve into inbound tourism.

ATEC Approved is a B2B branding and recognition initiative aimed at emphasising that ATEC members are aligned with the professional leadership expectations of Australia’s growing tourism export industry.

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