International tourism to Western Australia is on the rise, but not as much as other states, prompting the Australian Hotels Association to call for more funding from the state government to market WA
The state government has decided to maintain regulation of regional aviation at a higher level than had been recommended in a review last year.
Perth businessman Kevyn Townley will be launching a crowdfunding campaign later this week for a tourism operation that will run solar-powered ferries on the Swan River.
Peter Prendiville and Howard Cearns will continue as Tourism WA chair and deputy chair respectively for another three year term, Tourism Minister Kim Hames announced today.
The state government will head off any potential oversupply in Perth’s booming hotel building sector by ramping up marketing Western Australia to interstate and international visitors.Speaking to repo
The third DoubleTree by Hilton hotel announced for Perth will likely be the first to open, with forward works about to start and a ground-breaking ceremony held at the Northbridge site today.
More than $4.5 billion was pumped into the local economy by domestic tourists in the year to March, Tourism Council WA says.
Perth Airport has made progress towards the development of the first of two hotels planned for the airport, putting out the call for an experienced operator.The hotel is planned to be located at the A
The state government has announced an expansion of its Mobile Black Spot program, with plans for 130 new or upgraded mobile phone towers across regional and remote areas of Western Australia.
Narembeen is typical of many small Wheatbelt towns confronting challenges with an array of business and community development initiatives.
The mining bust hasn’t left dust, there is a wealthy legacy to exploit.
CBD hotel owners are mobilising plans to ensure their properties remain competitive with the flood of new builds coming to market, with nearly $50 million in redevelopment applications across three ho
Given its vast size, selling the state as a holiday destination is a complex business; but energising those who live in WA to tell the story might be the key.
WA needs more artistic and cultural attractions that are unique to the state, and less bureaucracy, to achieve its potential as a tourism destination, industry players have told Business News.
Perth's backpacker hostels are feeling the pinch in a sluggish economy, despite a currency related lift in the leisure travel market.
The state’s tourism sector is reaping the rewards of a weaker dollar but more needs to be done to secure the full benefits of holiday spending and lower post-boom prices. Click through to see more on our tourism feature.
A plan to grow the state’s Aboriginal tourism offerings relies heavily on corporate participation.
Global hotel groups are descending on Leighton Beach as the next wave of development emerges.
Is it a hobby, a passion or a side business? A Perth-based world expert on cruising says he’s happy to keep his specialty for the weekends.
Plans for a $70 million DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Karratha appear to be in disarray, with the developer behind the project unable to source the funds required to begin construction.
RAC of WA has bought three regional tourist resorts for $33.7 million, from a subsidiary of Aspen Group.
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