To celebrate this monumental year, QTIC is increasing the focus on Indigenous elements in all our yearly events and projects. On this page, you will find all the current Indigenous news, events, and stories that occur throughout the year in the tourism industry.
We are committed to improving Indigenous participation in the tourism industry, and coordinate a number of programs and offer a range of resources to assist businesses in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employees including:
For more information on our Indigenous Programs, please email our Indigenous Programs Manager Rhonda Appo on 07 3236 1445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
12% of all international visitors participated in an Indigenous experience
1 in 6 employed Indigenous people work in tourism
Indigenous tourism experiences account for 2 million visitors to Queensland each year
Tourism and Events Queensland released a benchmark report examining the Indigenous tourism sector in Qld. This study is the first of its kind in Queensland and demonstrates how important cultural experiences are to Queensland’s tourism industry both for domestic and international visitors.
Queensland Indigenous Tourism Sector Analysis