|AFTA National Tourism Industry Awards
Visit USA Organisation will be attending theNTIA Gala Dinner at the International Convention Centre Sydney this month to determine future sponsorship and benefits for members. The event recognised and rewards excellence in the Australian travel industry. AFTA is the Australian Federation of Travel Agents, they are the peak industry body through which the business interests of travel agents are represented.IPW 2018 Media
In partnership with American Airlines, Visit USA was pleased to host Bruce Piper from Travel Daily and Matt Leedham from KarryOn as our special guests.
Ahead of IPW, Visit USA joined the US Consulate for a briefing event at the Eden Bar & Restaurant in Sydney, where IPW media and travel trade guests were provided with highlights on what they could expect at IPW and how to engage with Visit USA Organisation whilst attending.
A summary of IPW exposure is below:
Travel Daily links:
21 May 2018 – Page 4
22 May 2018 – Page 1
23 May 2018 – Page 4
24 May 2018 – Page 4 & 5
Travel Bulletin links
June issue 2018 – Page 8
July issue 2018 – Page 46
21 May 2018 – Story link + Event happenings
22 May 2018 – Story link + Event happenings
24 May 2018 – Story link
11 June 2018 – American Airlines story link
Each media outlet also regularly posted on their social media sites daily throughout IPW.
In addition to the exposure, our pr team also arranged for KarryOn journalist Nathalie Craig to interview Visit USA president Lucy Rowe on the role Visit USA plays in IPW wich was published at the end of June. Lucy was also interviewed this quarter by News Corp Escape on travel trends to the USA.