Author Archive for Nick Tarrant

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Soaring: Booming Australian tourism is creating a need for investment

Soaring: Booming Australian tourism is creating a need for investment

The number of overseas tourists visiting Australia is expected to grow rapidly over the coming decades. Many of these tourists are anticipated to be travelling from Asia, with China likely to overtake New Zealand to become Australia’s number one inbound tourist market in 2016-17. Tourism Research Australia forecasts that Chinese tourists will be spending $20.3 […]

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Face off: Television networks are competing for lucrative sports broadcasting rights

Face off: Television networks are competing for lucrative sports broadcasting rights

On 5 August, the 2016 Summer Olympics kicked off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with Channel Seven reportedly paying around $150 million for the Australian broadcasting rights. Big-ticket sporting events like the Rio Olympics are becoming increasingly important to Australian television broadcasters, as changing viewership patterns and declining advertising revenue force them to rethink their […]