For the first time ever, the Australian Tourism Exchange was held in Cairns and it has been hailed as a big success by Tourism Australia and Tourism Queensland.Over 1800 international and domestic delegates have given positive feedback for the event in a survey that was provided after the event.A number of success factors were highlighted by the survey, however the main point of feedback surrounded the city of Cairns and how it exceeded the expectations of delegates.As it was the first time the city hosted the event it was not expected to be a huge success, the survey however clearly pointed out how well Cairns did.Tourism Australia Managing Director, John O’Sullivan, said bringing the event to Cairns portrays Australia’s versatility.“This year was the first time the event had ever been held in a regional destination in its 35 year history, and Cairns really rolled out the red carpet, the people of Cairns were all aware and interested in the event and delegates,” Mr O’Sullivan said.Jann Stuckey, Queensland Minister for Tourism and Major Events said the event in Cairns as the best Australian Tourism Exchange in its 35 year history.“The result is testament to the tourism industry and Cairns community who are to be congratulated for their extraordinary efforts in staging this important world-class event,” Ms Stuckey said.Source = ETB News: Lewis Wiseman http://www.touristmaker.com/australia/queensland/
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By FFWPU Congo, Achille Kevany Mouanda: The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Congo may have a future if and only if our young children survive. The future of our FFWPU and success or failure of the 2020 vision and the providence of God our Heavenly Parent depends on our interest and education of these young people.Thus, in Brazzaville, capital of Congo, the Pure Love Movement (PLM) organized a 7 day seminar for blessed and Jacob children (total 61 participants) from September 23 – 29, 2015 in the grounds of the private school Anne- Benoite at Diata, one of the district of the 1st district Makélékélé.The seminar was guided by Mrs. Carine BINTOU, President of the Pure Love Movement (PLM) and Mr. Achille Mouanda, Secretary General of the FFWPU Congo and Vice President of PLM under the theme: “Education of Youth today for tomorrow’s world. ”Children received lessons from several speakers on the Divine Principle, tradition, Pure Love, True Parents life, the value of the blessing, the importance of youth, Cheongpyeong etc. They followed the videos of the week of activities of Our True Mother where it expresses His love for children.Children repented and promised to make the dream of the True Parents and their dreams to study hard in order to be good leaders.The Secretary General of FFWPU, Mr. Achille Mouanda who guided the meetings of Hoon Dok Hae said to participants: “Do not forget who you are. You are precious in the eyes of the Heavenly Parent and the True Parents. You are the future leaders of tomorrow and this is the time to lay the foundations for tomorrow’s world by focusing on the True Parents. ”At the end, all the participants thanked the Special Envoy Rev. PARK SHANG SEON, the FFWPU President and all their parents who have supported during the seminar.