QANTAS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR
Qantas has announced it will operate additional flights to Cairns from both Sydney and Brisbane, in response to increased demand during the 2016 Chinese New Year period. From 06-14 Feb nine additional B737-800 services will operate, providing an additional 3,000 seats for tourists to Cairns. TTNQ have also reported that chartered flights have almost doubled in numbers from this year! This is great news for the region and if we can all work together to create a warm welcome for Chinese visitors, our region will continue to build this important market who travel during our quieter months. What can you do? •Stock up on Chinese maps and brochures •Arrange for your menu and collateral to be translated •Start advertising any specials you will be running over this time •Help staff to learn some key greetings in Chinese ‘ni hao’(pronounced nee how) •Create a Chinese themed retail display TPDD resources include a ‘China Ready’ document and Chinese maps are available in our office and online. If you would like to make use of these please email email@example.com.