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Tourism Australia ambassador Chris Hemsworth welcomes ATE16 delegates

Excerpt from Tourism Australia’s website.

For the first time in its 37 year history, Tourism Australia’s annual business-to-business event for building future tourism opportunities for Australia – the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – is taking place on the Gold Coast this week, bringing together more than 2,300 travel industry delegates from more than 30 countries. Delegates were treated to a warm Aussie welcome on Monday night at the Gold Coast Events Centre by ‘the voice’ of Tourism Australia’s latest ad, Chris Hemsworth. Tourism Australia Managing Director John O’Sullivan said hosting the event on the Gold Coast would help to further boost Australia’s inbound tourism sector, already at record levels with international visitor arrivals reaching 7.4 million in 2015 and visitor spend rising 18 per cent to $36.6 billion.


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