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New direct flights between Hobart and Perth a welcome boost to tourism

  • New direct flights will bring more tourists to Tasmania
  • Faster and more convenient travel between Hobart and Perth

Virgin Australia’s announcement of new direct flights between Hobart and Perth is welcome news for Tasmania’s tourism industry.

Labor Leader and Shadow Minister for Tourism, Rebecca White, said the announcement would help drive economic growth.

“The new return services will ensure more Australians have the opportunity to visit Tasmania and experience our unique attractions resulting in a boost to our tourism industry and economy,” Ms White said.

“It will also mean faster and more convenient travel for Tasmanians visiting Perth for business and those wanting to keep in touch with family and friends.”