Media Mentions

May 2021

Individuals Recognised for Excellence in Tourism - The National Tribune
5 May 2021

Apr 2021

TOURISM BODIES CITE THOUSANDS OF LOST JOBS FOLLOWING END OF JOBKEEPER - Australasian Leisure Management
1 Apr 2021

Mar 2021

Great Southern snubbed in $1.2 billion tourism package - Great Southern Weekender
16 Mar 2021
Cheap flights ‘aimed at wrong places’ - The Australian
12 Mar 2021
Half-price airfare package pathetic: WA - The West Online
11 Mar 2021
Half-price airfare package pathetic: WA - Busselton Mail
11 Mar 2021
Half-price airfare package pathetic: WA - Mandurah Mail
11 Mar 2021
Industry balks at tourism package - Business News
11 Mar 2021
Industry balks at tourism package - Business News
11 Mar 2021

Feb 2021

WA Labor promises Aboriginal tourism boost - The West Online
22 Feb 2021
Tourism Council WA calls for JobKeeper replacement - CAPA Centre for Aviation
15 Feb 2021

Jan 2021

One in five tourism businesses at risk - The National Tribune
14 Jan 2021

Dec 2020

Hope rises as sun sets on ‘hard border’ - The Australian
7 Dec 2020
WA opens border to NSW, Victoria as interstate tensions simmer - Australian Financial Review
7 Dec 2020

Nov 2020

Contact registers now, reopening date later - Business News
26 Nov 2020
Tourism Council Western Australia welcomes 'SafeWA’ app - CAPA Centre for Aviation
26 Nov 2020
Tourism Industry Backs Contact Register - Mirage News
25 Nov 2020
Local focus a good fit for Great Southern - Business News
18 Nov 2020
Tourism pins hopes on east coast surge - Business News
18 Nov 2020

Oct 2020

WA borders to reopen to rest of Australia - The West Online
30 Oct 2020
Support for WA hard border reopening date - Business News
27 Oct 2020
Support for WA hard border reopening date - Great Lakes Advocate
27 Oct 2020
Hard Borders - GWN7 News - Facebook
27 Oct 2020
Support for WA hard border reopening date - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
27 Oct 2020
Seven ideas for a vibrant Perth - Business News
9 Oct 2020
Tourism Grant Announcement Welcome - Mirage News
4 Oct 2020
WA Domestic Tourism Down 26% in July - Mirage News
2 Oct 2020

Sep 2020

Visa Backpacker Plea - GWN7 News Online
14 Sep 2020

Aug 2020

AFL and Events can save jobs - Mirage News
29 Aug 2020
TCWA says AFL and Events can save jobs - Australasian Leisure Management
29 Aug 2020
Tourist lulls hurting economy - Augusta Margaret River Times
13 Aug 2020
Geraldton selected to host 2021 WA Regional Tourism Conference - Australasian Leisure Management
10 Aug 2020
TCWA welcomes JobKeeper amendment - CAPA Centre for Aviation
10 Aug 2020
TCWA unveils significant decline in tourism industry - CAPA Centre for Aviation
4 Aug 2020

Jul 2020

Tourists stay longer - BD Times
9 Jul 2020

Jun 2020

Tourism WA Extends Deadline for business survival grant applications - Australasian Leisure Management
30 Jun 2020
Tourism operators left out of recovery programs - Margaret River Mail
18 Jun 2020

May 2020

The changing face of tourism: embracing local - ABC Radio Perth
26 May 2020
South West expects influx of city tourists - The West Online
21 May 2020
State holds tight line on grants - Augusta Margaret River Times
21 May 2020
Cracks in funding for WA tourism operators - Busselton Mail
19 May 2020
Small tourism may miss out on $14.4m package - Busselton Dunsborough Times
15 May 2020
TCWA Welcomes Tourism Recovery Guidelines - Australasian Leisure Management
11 May 2020
Regional borders could open for winter holidays - Busselton Dunsborough Times
8 May 2020
Overseas visits out - Augusta Margaret River Times
7 May 2020
Post-COVID travel - The West Live
6 May 2020
WA's multi-billion dollar tourism hit - Mandurah Mail
5 May 2020

Apr 2020

30,500 jobs and $3.1b lost from cancelled holidays - The Hotel Conversation
28 Apr 2020
WA's tourism industry takes $3.1b hit - Busselton Mail
27 Apr 2020
TCWA Highlights significant job and revenue losses - Australasian Leisure Management
23 Apr 2020
Premier not budging on restrictions - Business News
23 Apr 2020
COVID-19 Daily Wrap - Business News
15 Apr 2020
WA's record $11b tourism industry must survive - Centre for Aviation
9 Apr 2020
Fears tourism businesses may not be eligible for JobKeeper payments - Australasian Leisure Management
7 Apr 2020
COVID-19 Daily Wrap - Business News
7 Apr 2020

Mar 2020

COVID-19 crash hits tourism hard - Business News
25 Mar 2020
WA govt plugs local tourism - Business News
12 Mar 2020
WA wins gold at national tourism awards - Business News
9 Mar 2020

Feb 2020

Tourism denied time in the sun - The West Australian
1 Feb 2020

Jan 2020

Forget Bali, your country needs you - ABC - On Focus with Jessica Strutt
29 Jan 2020
Fires lick at Capes tourism - The West Australian
24 Jan 2020
Bushfires fan tourism fears as visitors cancel bookings - Augusta Margaret River Mail
22 Jan 2020
Federal Funding to Grow Rottnest Island - Mirage News
21 Jan 2020

Dec 2019

New waterslide tower opened at Perth’s Outback Splash - Australasian Leisure Management
5 Dec 2019

Nov 2019

Tour groups win silver - The West Australian
26 Nov 2019
City of Swan strikes gold - westtravelclub.com.au
14 Nov 2019
Hall of Fame honour - The West Australian
14 Nov 2019
Mandurah Crab Fest now in the WA Tourism Hall of Fame - 9703 CoastLive.com.au
14 Nov 2019
Mandurah Crab Fest inducted into Hall of Fame - Mandurah Coastal Times
12 Nov 2019
Great Southern stars shine at WA Tourism Awards - The West Australian
12 Nov 2019

Oct 2019

Tourism game-changer to land at Perth Airport - Business News Western Australia
15 Oct 2019
MP would back City of Albany on direct flights - The West Australian
11 Oct 2019
Busselton Jetty Swim recognised - Busselton Mail
2 Oct 2019
WA increases lobster catch - Business News Western Australia
2 Oct 2019
City support for economic opportunities - Mirage News
1 Oct 2019

Sep 2019

Push for regulation of short-stay sector - Business News Western Australia
26 Sep 2019
Mining area's big tourism opportunities - The West Australian
25 Sep 2019

Aug 2019

Tourism Council puts reality check on jobs data - Business News Western Australia
14 Aug 2019
ATIC Appoints Tourism Leader ad Exective Director - Australasian Leisure Management
8 Aug 2019
Australia's Tourism Accreditation Program Reveals New Branding - Australasian Leisure Management
4 Aug 2019

Jul 2019

Events and Optus Stadium driving Western Australian tourism rebound - Australasian Leisure Management
17 Jul 2019
Forum targets tourism push - The West Australian
11 Jul 2019

Jun 2019

Tourism chief talks down jets - The West Australian
27 Jun 2019

May 2019

No deal on lobster plan - The West Australian
30 May 2019
Perth's Hotel Boom Unprecedented: Report - Mirage News
17 May 2019
Awards open for tourism's best and brightest - Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA
13 May 2019

Apr 2019

Tourism groups praise Labor’s election pledges - Australasian Leisure Management
23 Apr 2019
Tourism gets its mojo back - Perth Now
20 Apr 2019
Not in my backyard: Do we have a planning problem, WA? - The Sydney Morning Herald
7 Apr 2019
Mixed reactions to federal budget tourism spending - Australian Leisure Management
3 Apr 2019
ARIC welcomes icons package - Mice Btn
3 Apr 2019

Mar 2019

State govt spikes wave park - Business News Western Australia
28 Mar 2019
New Perth attractions and experiences would drive visitation and jobs - Australasian Leisure Management
28 Mar 2019
Red Tape For Seaplanes In Western Australia - Seaplane Magazine
14 Mar 2019

Feb 2019

Airbnb goes head-to-head with critics - Business News
20 Feb 2019
Tourism Council calls for Airbnb regulation - Business News
13 Feb 2019

Jan 2019

International tourist spending in WA falls - Business News
9 Jan 2019
TCWA calls for growth fund to stop industry job losses - Australasian Leisure Management
9 Jan 2019

Dec 2018

Lobster intervention a spiny issue - Business News
10 Dec 2018

Nov 2018

Full houses for seven-week bonanza of sport in Perth - The West Australian
27 Nov 2018
Perth Cable Car: where the bloody hell are ya? - Sydney Morning Herald
23 Nov 2018
Eco-tour duo thrilled with their awards - Pilbara News
21 Nov 2018
Jetty key to luring tourists - Busselton Dunsborough Times
16 Nov 2018
CinefestOZ on top at awards - South Western Times
16 Nov 2018
Crab Fest wins gold again at Tourism Awards - Mandurah Mail
14 Nov 2018
Margaret River region wins big at WA Tourism Awards - Busselton Dunsborough Mail
14 Nov 2018
Need to diversify product - Albany Advertiser
12 Nov 2018
Broome tour company wins top tourism award - Business News
12 Nov 2018
WA lags in Indigenous tourism opportunities - Albany Advertiser
12 Nov 2018
Northam takes our WA Tourism Awards - Avon Valley & Wheatbelt Advocate
12 Nov 2018
Kimberley tourism shines on State stage - Broome Advertiser
12 Nov 2018
Overseas visitors give North West a miss - WA Regional News
12 Nov 2018
South West enjoys boom in tourism - South Western Times
6 Nov 2018
Footy at Optus Stadium kicking goals for WA tourism - The West Australian
2 Nov 2018
Flyboards, jet packs coming to Cable Beach - Broome Advertiser
2 Nov 2018

Oct 2018

Sep 2018

WA professionals recognised for excellence in tourism - Australasian Leisure Management
7 Sep 2018
Former World Surfing Chief Named Tourism WA Managing Director - Australasian Leisure Management
6 Sep 2018

Aug 2018

Jul 2018

Jun 2018

WA tourist numbers up, spending down - PerthNow
20 Jun 2018

May 2018

Qantas launches cheap flights to Broome - Business News
18 May 2018

Apr 2018

Govt tourism plan Perth-centre: MP - Augusta Margaret River Times
5 Apr 2018

Mar 2018

New plan to drive growth in Western Australian tourism - Australasian Leisure Management
21 Mar 2018
Tourism Council backs new plan - Business News
21 Mar 2018
State slammed for neglecting tourism - 6PR Online
14 Mar 2018
WA tourism slumps despite national growth - Business News
14 Mar 2018
International tourism slumps in WA amid east coast boom - Australasian Leisure Management
14 Mar 2018
WA tourism failing amid national boom - SBS Online
14 Mar 2018

Feb 2018

Food festival naming woes arise - Busselton Dunsborough Times
15 Feb 2018
Liquor reforms drive change for tourism - Business News
14 Feb 2018

Jan 2018

Dec 2017

WA facing a $800m tourism black hole - 9AM GM Daily News
1 Dec 2017

Nov 2017

Tourism WA falls short of $12b spend - Business News
30 Nov 2017
North West attractions score tourism gongs - Pilbara News
28 Nov 2017
Region fares well at tourism awards - The West Online
24 Nov 2017
Capes shines at tourism’s gala awards - Busselton Dunsborough Times
17 Nov 2017
SW forest cottages scale new heights - South Western Times
17 Nov 2017
Tourism big guns among State’s best - The Kimberley Echo
16 Nov 2017
Mandurah Crab Fest wins gold at 2017 WA Tourism Awards - Mandurah Coastal Times
14 Nov 2017
Albany attractions scoop awards - Albany Advertiser
14 Nov 2017

Oct 2017

Ningaloo tourism operators in awards mix - Pilbara News
20 Oct 2017

Sep 2017

East outfoxes, outbids WA in tourism - PerthNow
28 Sep 2017
Tourism raises toast to liquor reforms - Albany Advertiser
13 Sep 2017
Tourism movers and shakers meet - Albany Advertiser
12 Sep 2017
Liquor reform to benefit tourism operators - Business News
12 Sep 2017
WA Budget backs tourism, cuts Royalties for Regions - Australasian Leisure Management
8 Sep 2017

Aug 2017

Is the new tourism boost too late for WA? - Travel Weekly
23 Aug 2017
Tourism talk at conference - The Great Southern Weekender
17 Aug 2017

Jul 2017

Jun 2017

Stats show visitations downturn - The West
30 Jun 2017
109,000 Western Australians employed in the tourism industry - Australasian Leisure Management
29 Jun 2017
New Commissioners and Chair Appointed at TWA - Australasian Leisure Management
28 Jun 2017
Tourism WA board shake-up - Business News
27 Jun 2017

May 2017

WA Government creates industry consortiums to promote economic growth - Australasian Leisure Management
19 May 2017

Mar 2017

Barnett wants cut to tourism penalty rates - Business News
2 Mar 2017

Feb 2017

Mandurah Crab Fest snaps National award - Sound Southern Telegraph
27 Feb 2017
Perth announced as host city for national tourism awards in 2018 - Australasian Leisure Management
27 Feb 2017
Tourism Council WA launches election campaign - Australasian Leisure Management
12 Feb 2017

Jan 2017

Nov 2016

Noongars hail new city square - The West Australian
16 Nov 2016

Oct 2016

Sep 2016

Backpacker tax change treats tourism as a cash cow - Australasian Leisure Management
30 Sep 2016
Travellers foot bill for backpacker tax backflip - The West Australian
29 Sep 2016

Aug 2016

Backpacker exodus concern for tourism - Business News
31 Aug 2016
Tourism employment grows to 97,000 jobs in Western Australia - Australasian Leisure Management
25 Aug 2016

Jul 2016

Caution for old rivals ready to fight again - The West Australian
25 Jul 2016
New Perth Stadium to host NRL State of Origin in 2019 - Australasian Leisure Management
15 Jul 2016

Jun 2016

Visitor numbers soar in WA - Collie Mail
16 Jun 2016
Locals make for tourism mini boom - The West Australian
16 Jun 2016

May 2016

Visitors wanted to fill Perth's hotel rooms - The West Australian
26 May 2016
Tourism Council calls for PCEC expansion - Business News
26 May 2016
Attack on Kings Park cable car plan - The West Australian
19 May 2016
Built to build new CBD hotel - Business News
9 May 2016
Western Australian Government commits $30m in events funding - Australasian Leisure Management
8 May 2016
Perth Cable Car to boost tourism spending and create jobs - Australasian Leisure Management
6 May 2016

Apr 2016

Perth Cable Car coming? - So Perth
28 Apr 2016
Cable Car from Kings Park to Elizabeth Quay feasible - The West Australian
28 Apr 2016

Mar 2016

Reshuffle to broaden economic focus - Business News
29 Mar 2016
Tourism to be an issue in next WA election - Australasian Leisure Management
11 Mar 2016
WA Labor pledges $5m tourism boost - The Australian
8 Mar 2016
WA to lure business travellers - The West Australian
8 Mar 2016
WA needs to up tourism game - Business News
2 Mar 2016

Feb 2016

Campers move online to secure the best spots - The West Australian
24 Feb 2016
Saviour of WA tourism sector - The West Australian
23 Feb 2016
Sydney firm to run stadium - Business News
8 Feb 2016

Jan 2016

Good December for WA jobs - Business News
14 Jan 2016

Dec 2015

Tourism’s chance as the stars align - The West Australian
7 Dec 2015

Nov 2015

Headline acts draw tourists to Perth - The West Australian
13 Nov 2015
Will Elizabeth Quay stack up - News.com.au
7 Nov 2015

Sep 2015

Perth is WA’s main attraction - The West Australian
23 Sep 2015
Visitor centres top value to WA - The West Australian
23 Sep 2015
Interstate tourist spend drops $324m - Business News
16 Sep 2015
Perth Airport passenger screening impaired - The West Australian
12 Sep 2015
Cuts to blame for airport gridlock - The West Australian
5 Sep 2015
WA misses out on overseas tourists - The West Australian
2 Sep 2015
Hotel prices, visitor numbers down - Business News
2 Sep 2015

Aug 2015

South West tourism on the rise, but still lagging behind - Augusta-Margaret River Mail
4 Aug 2015
Inaugural WA Tourism Conference brings sectors together - Australasian Leisure Management
3 Aug 2015

Jul 2015

Deregulation of regional flights slowed - Business News
16 Jul 2015
Tourism boost creates 2,000 jobs - Business News
9 Jul 2015
Aussie tourists bring $4.5bn to WA - Business News
1 Jul 2015

Jun 2015

Time is right for destination WA - Business News
1 Jun 2015

May 2015

Apr 2015

Cable car plan to take flight - The Sunday Times
26 Apr 2015
Tourism warns of hotel room glut - The West Australian
20 Apr 2015

Mar 2015

Tourism can be the new gold mine in WA - The West Australian
26 Mar 2015
Cultural appeal pulls in tourists - The West Australian
4 Mar 2015

Feb 2015

Eagles, Dockers to lose seats - The West Australian
26 Feb 2015
Hames plugs waterfront light show - The West Australian
26 Feb 2015
Virgin rebrands Skywest fleet - The West Australian
23 Feb 2015
Counting the benefits - Channel 10
9 Feb 2015
Stadium windfall depends on visitors - The West Australian
9 Feb 2015
Stadium to bring in $291m - Business News
9 Feb 2015
Stadium offers WA more big events - The West Australian
9 Feb 2015
Call to exploit falling dollar, attract tourists - Busselton Dunsborough Times
9 Feb 2015

Jan 2015

Venues to grow and diversify appeal - Business News
27 Jan 2015
Federal approval for third Perth runway - Business News
16 Jan 2015
Our hidden holiday gems - The West Australian
5 Jan 2015
50 things we love about summer in WA - The Sunday Times
4 Jan 2015

Dec 2014

Hotel occupancy rates tumble - Business News
19 Dec 2014
Capital legislation to boost Perth tourism - Australasian Leisure Management
17 Dec 2014
WA a growing tourist magnet - The West Australian
12 Dec 2014
Domestic visitors spend $4.6bn in WA - Business News
10 Dec 2014
Building begins at new Perth Stadium - Australasian Leisure Management
8 Dec 2014
Work begins at Perth Stadium - WAToday
7 Dec 2014
Tourists spend more in WA - Business News
3 Dec 2014

Nov 2014

Liquor reforms ‘will boost WA tourism’ - MICE BTN.com
19 Nov 2014

Oct 2014

Sep 2014

Burswood plan for neighbourhoods - The West Australian
30 Sep 2014
Free Wi-Fi crucial to tourism - The West Australian
9 Sep 2014
WA to consider visitor centre’s future - MICE BTN.com
3 Sep 2014

Aug 2014

Virgin to cut Esperance flight numbers - Esperance Express
18 Aug 2014

Jul 2014

Exmouth fears as Virgin leaves - The West Australian
12 Jul 2014
Tourism boost creates 2,000 jobs in Western Australia - Australasian Leisure Management
9 Jul 2014

Jun 2014

Developers eye Kings Park cable car - News.com.au
30 Jun 2014

May 2014

Popular campsite set for an upgrade - Mandurah Mail
30 May 2014
Chinese put WA off the itinerary - The West Australian
19 May 2014
Music-themed cafés eye WA - The West Australian
15 May 2014
Tourism boosts austere WA Budget - The Australian Leisure Daily
12 May 2014

Apr 2014

New push to promote Esperance tourism - Esperance Express
8 Apr 2014

Mar 2014

Football to the rescue? - Augusta-Margaret River Times
31 Mar 2014
Novotel vines in the thick of new tourism campaign - traveldailynews.asia
28 Mar 2014
Tourism plan to promote Swan Valley - The West Australian
26 Mar 2014
Nautical events and adventure tourism will attract visitors to Perth - Australasian Leisure Management
25 Mar 2014
Outdoor luxury lures for Chinese - The West Australian
25 Mar 2014
Study find Perth needs four new conference venues by 2018 - Australasian Leisure Management
25 Mar 2014
Boat parade plans to lure tourists - The West Australian
24 Mar 2014
Cable Car the key to tourism - The West Australian
22 Mar 2014

Feb 2014

Dec 2012

Hames hinted for old job back - The West Australian
10 Dec 2012