The Australian Institute of Export has unveiled a new look and new name. From 25 May, the export body will operate under the title of the Export Council of Australia.

A new strategic partnership has been established to promote the many investment opportunities across the Australian tourism industry to foreign and local investors.

Market volatility, intense competition, the corrosive affects of skyrocketing jet fuel prices and the impact of wild weather are all creating hard landings for air carriers.

David Thomas shares his thoughts on working with BRIC nations in his latest blog post.

Country branding is important for investment, immigration and consumption, shows FutureBrand research.

Online shoppers are the winners when it comes to the strong AUD, with the Aussie boosting incomes from high commodity prices by increasing the community’s purchasing power of internationally produced goods and services.

Buyer and exhibitor attendance was up a marked 14 percent on the first day of the World Travel Market held last week in London.

Queensland’s tourism industry has received a boost with China Southern Airlines adding another flight to Brisbane and adding another Chinese city to the route, Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has announced.

Australia will send 15 delegates on a trade mission to France and Germany to entice backpackers to holiday down under.

Growth in visitor arrivals to Australia from the world’s major regions remains inconsistent, the latest tourism figures have shown.