Perth to Host Largest Tourism Trade Event

The State Government will be looking to showcase the changing face of Perth and WA by bringing Australia’s largest tourism trade event to Perth. WA has secured the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE19) event for 2019, bringing about 3,000 delegates from more than 30 countries to talk tourism through the global event. “We’ve see Perth, Australia’s…

Chocolate Quokkas to protect Rottnest’s beloved wildlife

Picture Courtesy: Margot Robbie Instagram A collaboration between the Rottnest Island Authority and the University of Western Australia will see the establishment of a new monitoring program for the island’s beloved animal, the quokka. “The quokka selfie has made it one of the most recognisable marsupials in the world, and we need to work together…

Aboriginal Tourism A Financial and Economic Booster For WA

Indigenous tourism has had a significant impact on WA’s economy, providing a strong financial and social contribution to the State, new research has found. The snapshot by Tourism Western Australia and the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC) has revealed Aboriginal tourism businesses contributed to the State’s growth “contributing to the economic sustainability of…

“Unique” Segway Tours to Boost Perth City Tourism

Tourists to Perth will be able to experience the city’s nature in a unique way, with Segway tours giving WA an opportunity to boost tourism in the heart of the city. The tours will give tourists a unique way to explore the features of Kings Park and Botanic Garden, the state’s most visited destination in…

WA Launches Road Safety Booklets for Foreign Drivers

The State Government and Road Safety Commission has launched a series of road safety booklets in foreign languages, with the hope of improving road safety for international visitors. The Italian Consul approached the RSC earlier this year after an Italian man here on a working holiday, arrived and then was tragically killed in a road…

All-Female Indian Naval Crew Lands in WA in History-Making Circumnavigation Bid

A sailing ship carrying six female Indian naval officers have arrived in Fremantle as part of a journey to circumnavigate the globe. Tourism, Defence Issues, Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Minister Paul Papalia and Women’s Interest Minister Simone McGurk officially welcomed the crew on Wednesday who arrived on board the Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini.…