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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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203 Territory Discoveries Business Line 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 Income 5 377 5 326 Holiday Sales 5 377 5 326 Expenses 5 411 5 458 Holiday Sales 5 411 5 458 SURPLUS(+)/DEFICIT(-) BEFORE INCOME TAX - 34 - 132 2012-13 Staffing: 35 Business Division Profile Territory Discoveries contributes to the Territorys economic growth by developing tourism products for sale to consumers in the domestic and selected international marketplaces. The core performance objective of Territory Discoveries is to increase the distribution and sale of the Territorys tourism product, particularly that of small to medium-sized businesses. Strategic Issues for 2012-13 Economic Sustainability Adjusting marketing initiatives in response to the effect of current economic conditions on consumers travel purchases. Responding to changes in the way that consumers are engaging with the travel distribution network including increased consumer-direct purchasing and new market entrants such as online travel agents and online tourism aggregators. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation Engaging in social media networks and other digital distribution channels in response to the rapid uptake of technology by consumers in planning and booking travel. Budget Highlights for 2012-13 Economic Sustainability $0.9 million for the development of small to medium-sized tourism businesses including sustainable Indigenous tourism experiences. Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation $2 million to facilitate the way Territory tourism experiences can be easily purchased by consumers, including digital marketing and online booking capabilities. Performance Challenging operating conditions for the Australian tourism industry, particularly the strong Australian dollar, are expected to continue to impact the Territory Discoveries business over the coming year. Territory Discoveries will continue to seek operating efficiencies to offset declining revenue.

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