WA Tourism Conference Declaration

27 June 2022

The 2022 Perth Airport WA Tourism Conference saw the tourism industry gather to discuss critical issues and innovative solutions.

Over 300 delegates heard from renowned international tourism experts, government representatives, and industry leaders. Throughout the conference, delegates were asked to identify the top priorities for reconnecting Perth and regional WA to the world.

The delegates identified the top five priorities:

  1. Reactive Perth as a world-class event destination by expanding Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre and building the city’s reputation as Australia’s top winter destination for major sporting and cultural events.


  1. Build back international aviation capacity from Europe, the UK, and key Asian markets such as Japan and India.


  1. “Sprinkle” Aboriginal culture and authentic experiences throughout every visitor’s journey in WA.


  1. Speed up visa processing and market WA as Australia’s best destination for working holiday makers, students, and skilled staff.


  1. Establish WA as the ultimate electric vehicle caravanning and road trip state.