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TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2014: Australian War Memorial our top attraction

TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2014: Australian War Memorial our top attraction | The Insight Files | Scoop.it
TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice TM awards for Attractions, highlighting the top landmarks and parks around the globe.
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Outback dinosaur museum plans get $500K boost

Outback dinosaur museum plans get $500K boost | The Insight Files | Scoop.it
Stage one of a dinosaur museum in Queensland's south-west is to be built after the State Government announced $500,000 in new funding.
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TripAdvisor to fix its lack of attention to restaurants and attractions

TripAdvisor to fix its lack of attention to restaurants and attractions | The Insight Files | Scoop.it
TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer said We think it will be really hard for anyone else, even Google" to say they are a better-suited to plan an entire trip.
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18m Buddha tipped to attract Asian consumers to Australian wine region

18m Buddha tipped to attract Asian consumers to Australian wine region | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

A South Australian winery is hoping an 18m tall Buddha will help attract tourists to the area and benefit winemakers by strengthening its ties with Asia and supporting wine tourism in the region.


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Stuart Mosman, winery manager at the McLaren Vale wineries told the paper it was a “prime opportunity” for McLaren Vale wineries to promote their brands to China – Australia’s fastest growing export market.

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Sarah Morgan's curator insight, July 16, 2014 10:10 PM

Funny how a Gold Budda or a 800 pound Blue Marlin can be used to attract tourists depending on where you live!