The Department is responsible for supporting the Minister for Tourism in Australia’s involvement with both the APEC Tourism Working Group and associated Tourism Ministerial Meetings.
The APEC Tourism Working Group is a sectoral group established in 1991. The work of the Tourism Working Group is guided by the APEC Tourism Charter which reflects a collective commitment to improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of APEC through tourism.
The APEC Tourism Working Group meets twice a year. APEC Tourism Ministerial Meetings are held every two years.
For additional information on the APEC Tourism Working Group visit the APEC website.