Visitor economy continues to break records

New data from Caravan Industry Association of Australia has revealed Australia’s domestic caravan and camping visitor economy continues to break records. The data revealed total nights spent caravan and camping increased by 9% to reach a record 54.8 million for the year ending September 2018. This represented 15% of all nights spent in accommodation around Australia. … Read More

Life-threatening emergencies

If you are in a life threatening situation, you should always call Triple Zero (000) for police, fire or ambulance. The only way of contacting Triple Zero (000) is with a voice call – you cannot use SMS, email, instant messaging, video calling or social media to contact emergency services via Triple Zero (000). Be prepared to describe your location … Read More

Summer visitors are urged to preserve and conserve

Surfers aren’t the only ones preparing for a big swell this summer. A wave of visitors will almost double the Geelong region’s population over the holiday season, which is why Barwon Water is hitting the streets with a new campaign reminding holidaymakers to use water wisely. A range of materials, including posters and newspaper ads … Read More

2019 Victoria Cabin Caravan & Camping Guide

Thank you to all our members who chose to promote their parks in the 2019 Victoria Cabin, Caravan & Camping Guide it looks fabulous. Distribution to parks who advertised in the guide has commenced so you should be receiving them shortly. To order copies please contact Frank Lane Marketing on 03 5223 2918 or by … Read More

Major national TV promotion highlighting value of industry

Our latest official partnership with Channel Seven’s Sunrise, Australia’s number one prime time morning show, officially entered the live broadcast element of the month-long partnership this morning. Sunrise host Sam Mac broadcast live from BIG4 Saltwater @ Yamba, showcasing the best of caravan holiday parks and he will continue this each morning all week promoting the … Read More

2018 RACV VICTORIAN TOURISM AWARDS CELEBRATE LEADING TOURIST ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS

The spotlight was on Victoria’s leading tourism and events operators at last night’s RACV Victorian Tourism Awards gala ceremony, with six winners entering the prestigious Hall of Fame. Formula 1 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, Holmesglen at Eildon, Auswalk, Cave Hill Creek, Royal Mail Hotel and Worn Gundidj at Tower Hill, all claimed Hall of … Read More

International visitor survey results

International visitors to Australia spent $42.5 billion in the year to June 2018, an increase of five per cent, according to Tourism Research Australia’s latest International Visitor Survey. Tourism Australia has published an international tourism snapshot showing the arrivals, spend and aviation statistics for the 15 international markets it operates in.