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Tourism Western Australia


Emirates announces A380 service to Perth 

Emirates has announced it will fly its flagship aircraft, the Airbus A380, to Perth from May 1, 2015.

The change from a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to the Airbus A380 on one of its three daily services between Dubai and ​Perth, will see an increase in capacity of 136 seats per flight and 1,904 seats per week. 

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Perth Convention Bureau​ announces Board of Directors 

Two new members have been elected to the Board of the Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) at the Annual General Meeting. 

The successful candidates were Renee Bennett, Director of Events, EECW Pty Ltd; and Chad D’Souza, Executive General Manager, ADAMS. ​


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New Tourism Minister announced 

Deputy Premier and He​alth Minister Dr Kim Hames has taken on the tourism portfolio following a Cabinet reshuffle​.

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Diamond Princess makes history with first cruise ship call to Busselton 

Princess Cruises’ Diamond Princess has made history in Western Australia by becoming the first cruise ship to visit Busselton.​​

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Thinking about working in Tourism?

Tourism​ is one o​f the fastest growing industries in WA with more than 91,000 people, or 7 per cent of the State, employed in the industry.​..

Monthly Tourism

The tourism industry scorecard provides monthly indicators on tourism in Western Australia

Warning regarding letter and invoice for online listing ​​

Tourism operators in Western Australia may have received a letter and invoice in the mail requesting payment for a 12-month subscription fee for an online listing on eTourismWA​.

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Perth Stadium build starts​

Construction is officially underway for the 60,000 seat new Perth Stadium, with the first pile arriving at the Burswood Peninsula site. 

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​Tourism WA is the State Government agency responsible for promoting Western Australia as an extraordinary holiday destination. Its focus is on marketing the State; developing, attracting and promoting major sporting, cultural and business events; and supporting the development of​ significant tourism infrastructure and projects.



Last Reviewed: 2014-12-16