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					                                                THE	LATEST	TOURISM	NEWS	FROM
	   26	November	2008	                              	                                           Edition	Number	290

    Easy to reach Sydney Tower Restaurants Great	News	from
       Sydney Tower Restaurants, three fantastic
    venues overlooking downtown Sydney and
                                                                                                           South	Australia
    Sydney Harbour, have become easier to reach.                                                             Sunsets, Saddles and Shiraz
       Three brand-new lifts boost passenger                                                               Experience the essence of ‘Australia’ the movie
    capacity and provide quicker access to                                                                 on the Sunsets, Saddles and Shiraz tour. This
    dining, while reducing or eliminating queues.                                                          new authentic Australian Outback experience
    Christmas and New Years Eve rates are out                                                              combines the rustic romance of cattle droving -
    now. Please visit or                                                               with gourmet food and wine and native wildlife
    email for details.                                                                                     in the picturesque Flinders Ranges. This four-
       On level 1, 360 Bar and Dining sets                                                                 day experience in the saddle provides an insight
    the quality benchmark for revolving
                                                                                                           into the lives and history of those who’ve lived
    restaurants worldwide. On level 2, Sydney           Easy access to spectacular Sydney dining venues.   in the bush. There is also a chance to spot an
    Tower Restaurant offers a contemporary,
                                                                                                           elusive Yellow footed Rock Wallaby on the
    international buffet in ambient surroundings.     CONTACT:	 Ms	Monika	Townsend
    On level 3, Sky Lounge is a fabulous function     COMPANY:	 Australian	International	Hospitality       Wallaby Watch tour. Accommodation includes
                                                      MEMBER:	 ATEC	–	Food	and	Beverage                    one night at the Prairie Hotel – famous for its
    space for private and corporate events and        EMAIL:
    special celebrations.                             WEBSITE:                        feral food and 2 nights in a swag.

     More choice and many bargains                                                                         Major Tourism Investment in
                                                                                                               the Flinders Ranges
     highlight new AAT Kings tour range                                                                    Grant Hunt, head of the new company
                                                                                                           Anthology the Travellers’ Collection, and the
                                                                            AAT Kings’ new range of        driving force behind eco-tourism operator
                                                                            brochures for 2009/2010.
                                                                                                           Voyages, recently took ownership of Wilpena
                                                                             AAT Kings’ Low Cost           Pound Resort in the Flinders Ranges. The
                                                                         alternative is increasingly       property will be rejuvenated in the next 12
                                                                         popular and AAT Kings             months.
                                                                         fantastic camping product       
                                                                         throughout Australia also
                                                                         suits budget-conscious                Expansion and Summer
                                                                             Three AAT Kings staff
                                                                                                              Packages at Rawnsley Park
       AAT Kings’s newly released tour                (a tour driver, a director and a safari cook)                    Station
    program, for 2009/10, includes Western            accompany camping tours. Clients are provided        Work has begun on four new luxury eco-
    Australia Premium and Low Cost, Camping,          with a sleeping bag and torch that they can          villas at Rawnsley Park Station in the Flinders
    Queensland Premium and Low Cost,                  take home with them. They have to pitch their        Ranges.
    Southern Australia, Northern Territory            own tent every night but can upgrade to hotel        The $1 million expansion will bring the total
    Premium and Low Cost and Kimberleys.              accommodation on some nights if they wish.           number of eco-villas to eight (six one-bedroom
       Even more departures are guaranteed               In another initiative, AAT Kings is               and two, two-bedroom). Each have stunning
    for 2009/10 and highlighted in red                promoting Australia the movie in its brochures
                                                                                                           views in a secluded location, stylish interiors
    the new brochures. Low Cost uses 3-star           and with Tourism WA and NT, online and in
                                                                                                           and quality facilities.
    accommodation or better, with fewer inclusions    print.
    and more optional content. Premium uses
    4-star accommodation or better, with many         CONTACT:	 Mr	Peter	Townsend                          CONTACT:	 Ms	Sigrid	Frede
                                                      COMPANY:	 AAT	Kings                                  COMPANY:	 South	Australian	Tourism	Commission
    inclusions. Two AAT Kings’ staff (a tour driver   FAX:	     +61	2	9347	2769                            FAX:	     +61	8	8463	4535
    and a tour director) accompany all Premium        EMAIL:             EMAIL:
    and Low Cost tours.                               WEBSITE:                           WEBSITE:

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