Posts Tagged ‘ Hawkesbury River ’

Visiting letter-boxes

Dec 5th, 2016 | By
dustbin as a letter box

Will it be before long that some entrepreneur decides that a half-day tour of letterboxes will be the next big thing?

Indigenous NSW

Jul 25th, 2016 | By

Australia has recently celebrated NAIDOC week.  The week – National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee – highlights awareness of the status and treatment of indigenous Australians. It also means that the week becomes a popular activity for both international and domestic visitors with some 300,000 people plus taking the opportunity to learn more about the culture and background of the country. According to the NSW tourism minister, Stuart Ayres, indigenous tourism contributed $A968.4 million to the NSW economy in the year ending March 2016
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Tourism and the Hills

Oct 8th, 2010 | By

We have Visit Britain and Tourism Ireland to attract people to the UK and Ireland. Domestically Visit England and the more regional groups like East of England Tourism Board then attract people to smaller areas. Next in the pyramid comes county tourism groups and then finally cities or towns. But persuading the top of the pyramid, Visit England say, that your village deserves support to attract visitors as well can be a little difficult. I thought I would let you see how a small part of Australia handles this.

Australian Tourism Gets The Publicity

Sep 18th, 2010 | By

There must be something in the air at the moment as, having just returned from Australia, the tourism publicity over here about the place is coming in big doses. That may not be surprising given that the number of Britons – and tourists overall – going there has declined in the last year. Now they are trying to persuade us to visit them again. They claim that Air Passenger Duty (APD) is not playing a role but it is hard to see that it isn’t having a bit of a deterrent and will so again when it rises in November this year yet again.