Ahead of the Tourism Futures conference held earlier this month on the Gold Coast. the organisers released details of a Roy Morgan Research survey of the tourism industry.
The over-arching message of the research is that industry sentiment is holding up although. unsurprisingly, respondents overwhelmingly identified adverse economic circumstances as their major concern.
Some 62 per cent of them saw the global economy as the biggest challenge they face over the next 12 month with declining consumer spending worrying 32 per cent of the industry who completed the survey.
The Travel Industry Careers Association has announced that it will this month unveil a “subscription incentive” for all new members, in conjunction with Auridian Training. All new ‘corporate’ and ‘industry professional’ TICA members will have the chance to win a variety of professional development workshops.
The Travel Industry Careers Association this month will unveil a subscription incentive to all new TICA members. In conjunction with Auridian Training TICA will offer all new ‘Corporate’ and ‘Industry Professional’ members the chance to win a variety of professional development workshops. Auridian Training are the major sponsor and will be offering prizes of up to three professional development courses per state, per competition.
The Travel Industry Careers Association (TICA) and New South Wales Business Chamber are appealing to businesses across the state to offer work experience to year 11 and 12 students studying travel and tourism at TAFA.
Students are looking for one-week placements from now until October. TICA said it will give participating companies first look at next year's tourism graduates and assess whether they may be suitable for full time employment.