Visitors create valuable tourism jobs

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As visitors travel around WA, the money they spend creates 97,000 jobs across 31,000 businesses in transport, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, retail, food & beverage, attractions, tours, education and more. Here are some more of our featured workers.

Edward Whisson – “I board the passengers” (pictured, left)
Crew Supervisor – Rottnest Express
Rottnest Express operates daily year-round services to Rottnest Island and a variety of touring packages and experiences.

Rottnest Express carries thousands of interstate and oversea visitors to Rottnest island each year and employs up to 80 workers.

Jeanette Ferreira – “I organise the event” (pictured, centre)
Director of Operations – Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
The Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre attracts more than 900,000 visitors each year to approximately 600 conferences and events. The Centre employs up to 350 workers.

Ben Foy – “I light the stage” (pictured, right)
Music Director – What Noiz
What Noiz works on the production, theatrical design and event management for large scale shows at venues such as Perth Arena. What Noiz’s business depends on events, attendees and visitors. What Noize employs up to 23 workers.

To find out about more of the workers featured in the Tourism Works campaign, click here.