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Tourism Industry Aotearoa on Australia border reopening and what it means for us

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Mon, 21 Feb 2022, 11:37am
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Tourism Industry Aotearoa on Australia border reopening and what it means for us

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 21 Feb 2022, 11:37am

The first international tourists in two years have touched down in Sydney to be greeted by jubilant well-wishers waving Tim-Tams, jars of Vegemite and stuffed koalas.

Qantas is bringing in people from eight overseas destinations including Vancouver, Singapore, London, and Delhi.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday was an important day that all Australians had looked forward to.

It's a bitter pill to swallow for our own tourism industry though. 

Tourism Industry Aotearoa spokesperson Ann-Marie Johnson joined Kerre McIvor.

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