Australia Tourism News: Andrew McEvoy Resigns

The man who is responsible for “There’s nothing like Australia” campaign and Australia’s boost in the tourism department, Tourism Australia head Mr. Andrew McEvoy, has resigned to become Fairfax Media Events’ managing director.

McEvoy has been said to contribute a lot to the growth of tourists visiting the country plus growth in domestic travel since 2010. Tourism Australia Chairman Geoff Dixon expressed how outstanding McEvoy was as a CEO and that they must find a replacement immediately.

Mr. Andrew McEvoy, who expressed his happiness in joining Fairfax, will be moving to Fairfax in January 2013, and will be in charge of events like Sydney’s City2Surf, AFR’s Women of Influence Programme, and Nigh Noodle Markets, media forums, business and non-business conferences and regional events.

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