Australia -- The Australian state of Victoria composed a steering
committee to begin creating a 10-year program for the development
of tourism in the state.
committee is comprised of people with tourism knowledge from around
the country," said Victoria's minister for tourism and major events
John Pandazopoulos. "We're going to pick their brains about where
we need to be in the next 10 years and we'll be working with the
government to achieve that."
The plan will
include specifics on building the infrastructure, protecting the
environment, attracting and encouraging investment and making
tourism a larger part of the economy. The ministry also is
increasing its efforts to market Victoria in the U.S.
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