Hopping into lucrative American market

The Flying Kangaroo is taking the Apple Isle across the Pacific. Tasmania has secured an extension of the code sharing agreement between American Airlines and Qantas, opening up direct Tasmanian itineraries to the lucrative market – with nearly 100 million American Airlines’ frequent flyers alone now able to see and book itineraries to Hobart.

Cable Car

Cable Car’s new assessment POSSibility

Hobart’s polarising $50 million cable car project could soon be assessed as a Project of State Significance. But developers of the Mt Wellington infrastructure will be hoping for a different outcome to the two projects that have recently preceded it under the assessment avenue – the controversial Bell Bay Pulp Mill and the Ralphs Bay Canal…

International students

International students get work ready

THE University of Tasmania has recently developed a new, two-day program to help international students prepare for work in Australia. The first session was run in Hobart during June, and students visited a number of sites across Hobart to learn more about Australian workplace culture, resume writing and the job interview process.