Each year, tourism creates jobs for more than 97,000 Western Australians. The #TourismWorks campaign features just a handful of these workers, including the following:
Tony Howell – “I cook the meal” (pictured, left)
Executive Chef – Margaret River Hospitality Group
The Margaret River Hospitality Group owns the White Elephant Beach Café, Morries Anytime, The Common and Barefoot Beach Weddings.
More than 30% of guests who dine at the Group’s restaurants are interstate and overseas visitors. The Margaret River Hospitality Group employs approximately 100 workers.
Claire Innes – “I design the holiday”
Head of Product Department – Discover Australia Holidays
Based in Perth, Discover Australia Holidays develops popular holiday packages that promote all regions of Western Australia to holidaymakers around the world.
Discover Australia Holidays assists with more than 100,000 visitors each year and employs up to 47 workers.
Dave Humphreys – “I book the show” (pictured, right)
Sales & Marketing Manager – Perth Arena
Perth Arena is Western Australia’s landmark home of live entertainment, music and sports.
Perth Arena entertains more than 1 million guests each year with approximately 100,000 guests traveling from interstate and overseas. Perth Arena employs up to 1,500 full time, part time and casual workers.
To find out about more of the workers featured in the Tourism Works campaign, click here.