The announcement follows Tourism Australia’s ongoing “Yours to Explore” campaign, which aims to remind travelers of all the amazing experiences and destinations that await them in Australia on their next vacation, and invites them to return and rediscover its landscapes.
SINGAPORE – Tourism Australia announced the launch of its ‘Discover much more’ virtual travel fair, the third edition of its highly anticipated travel sale which gives travelers to Singapore the opportunity to grab great deals on holidays to Australia. From today until May 15, 2022, travelers will be able to browse deals for flights, hotels, tour packages, car rentals and exciting experiences in Australia, with travel validity ranging from until March 2023.
The announcement follows Tourism Australia’s ongoing “Yours to Explore” campaign, which aims to remind travelers of all the amazing experiences and destinations that await them in Australia on their next vacation, and invites them to return and rediscover its landscapes. As part of the online lounge, Tourism Australia has partnered with five major airlines – Airlines to Singapore, Qantas, Scooter, Jetstar and Malaysia Airlines to offer return air tickets starting at just S$478. Additionally, tourism products ranging from hotels and car rental agencies to adventure and leisure experiences have been added to offer attractive discounts – such as up to 20% off car rentals, 15% off hotels and S$20 off Australia Experiences – which could be used online through travel partners including CheapTickets.sg, Klook, Pelagoand Hertz. Exciting tour packages with up to S$800 off per couple will be available online, offline and over the phone from leading travel agents such as Chan Brothers Travel, UOB trip and more.
Commenting on the travel show, Mr. Brent AndersonRegional Managing Director for South and South East Asia, Tourism Australia, said: “Since reopening our doors, we have seen an incredible increase in demand from travelers from Singapore, for whom Australia has always been a familiar and beloved destination. While the things they love about Australia have remained the same, namely our wide open spaces and welcoming people, in recent years everything from food to accommodation has been given a new makeover. exciting and creative youth. We are proud to work with our long-standing partners and the Australian tourism industry to bring both iconic and new experiences to travelers and introduce them to Australia’s incredible diversity.
The “Discover A Great Deal More” trade show will be promoted through out-of-home, radio, online and social media activations, and amplified through partnerships with airlines, online travel agents, tourism organizations, and more. ‘state and territory’ and key distribution partners in Singapore. market.
Before the pandemic, Singapore was Australia’s sixth largest source market for international visits and seventh largest by spend with 82% of repeat leisure visits, of which 72% of Singaporean travelers visited the country more than twice. In 2019, total spending by Singapore travelers was A$1.53 billion, of which A$837 million was spent by leisure travelers alone. According to data from travel analyst firm ForwardKeys for air tickets issued in the week ending April 10, 2022, Singapore has shown a strong recovery in international travel to Australia – with bookings term currently at 207% of 2019 volumes and 67% of current reservations. to travel in the next three months.