Lunar New Year highlights changing market

Celebrations are well underway across the country, as the Lunar New Year becomes a significant peak in China market arrivals. Insights recently received from ATEC members deeply engaged in this market suggest that the rapid growth of the FIT traveller continues, while groups seem to have plateaued. Click here for more 

AccorHotels wins NSW Export Award

Congratulations to AccorHotels on taking out the NSW Export Award in the category of NSW Asian Exporter - recognition of the Optimum Service Standards program for Chinese visitation to Australia.

Canberra Airport welcomes Singapore Airlines

Congratulations to Canberra Airport on the recent announcement that Singapore Airlines would be the first international airline to operate regularly scheduled international flights from Australia’s capital

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.

Congratulations to ELITE Class of 2015!

Click here to see a video of ATEC ELITE Program 2015
For more information on ATEC’s ELITE program, please contact Jennifer Bruce on

Charter Cruise Operators and GST

ATEC has been advised by tax advisers BDO that a special Sales Tax Determination was released by the Australian Tax Office which may have positive impact for ATEC’s Charter & Cruise operators.

Michelle Payne Q&A at Meeting Place 2015

Michelle Payne is a sportswoman whose remarkable story has raised Australia’s spirits and taken resilience to a new level.
Join Richard Morecroft for a Q&A with Michelle Payne, where she shares her key points on achieving success and gaining the determination needed to overcome any obstacles. An important lesson in optimism and resilience for our growing industry.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with Michelle. Her history is fascinating and her future is bright. Register today

Inbound Up North Photographic Challenge

Congratulations to the winners of “Tour de Tablelands” Photographic Challenge - TEAM ULYSSES BUTTERFLY!

Check out the amazing images from the event here

ATEC meeting with Tourism Minister

The Minister has shared his open enthusiasm for the tourism portfolio and the strategic importance of building synergies with his other portfolio – international education during a very positive exchange of issues and ideas on which we will now build.

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