August 23, 2019

Capacity adjustments to match market outlook

There was a note a caution in the FY19 results released by Qantas. In their outlook they note several headwinds, not least of which was the developing weakness in the "price sensitive leisure market" in both domestic and inte...

August 23, 2019

$7 Billion plus spend with Australian Suppliers

An impressive overall FY19 result for Qantas in an interesting aviation environment. Within their investor presentation however, were two pearls of information. Firstly, last financial year, Qantas spent more than $7 billi...

November 6, 2018

NSW Vs Qld... Mate against Mate... It's on! vs It's Live! (It's... confusing.)

In launching the the design of the new look Sydney Fish Market, the NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian, has dived right in. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the premier said "The Sydn...

October 25, 2018

The Fraser Coast really, really needs the royal visit to Fraser Island to be a success - really. Amongst the clamour, the camera crews, the adoring public and fawning politicians, the media continue to simply copy and paste from government press releases without challe...

October 16, 2018

King Island airport has seen a 26% increase in inbound passenger numbers in just three years, BUT -  airlines won't pay the landing fees; the council can't operate the airport commercially; the mayor wants to sue the local paper over the issue; and an Australian touris...

October 15, 2018

Check out the leaderboard for the NEW States of Holiday

The states go head to head - the winners and the losers!

The Australian Tourism Leaderboard (ATL) is an independent, political spin-free guide to how the states are doing in tourism. Its an open and honest appraisal...

October 15, 2018

Introducing the 'Australian Tourism Leaderboard'

The states go head to head - the winners and the losers!

The Australian Tourism Leaderboard (ATL) is an independent, political spin-free guide to how the states are doing in tourism. It's an open and honest appraisal of pe...

October 14, 2018

Regional Highlights: Domestic Q2

The regional highlights looks at the results for several regions from both a tactical and strategic perspective and considers the relevant state impact. The reports are available on a paid subscription basis for all regions, within the n...

October 10, 2018

Conde Nast readers smash some records, some sterotypes and some egos, through some direct consumer feedback in the form of the Readers' Choice Awards. The record 429,000 votes are in and the counting is over in the Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards for 2018 a...

October 5, 2018

It's official - the world's best bar is inside the Mondrian London Hotel at Sea Containers in  London, and its called the Dandelyan. Bad news is that its called last drinks and its closing next year. The list of the top fifty appear below, however full details of 'The...