Alerts & Media Releases for visitALBURYWODONGA

You can view the latest tourism alerts and media releases from visitALBURYWODONGA, AlburyCity, Wodonga Council and Murray Regional Tourism right here.

Media Releases


visitALBURYWODONGA Reaches out to Interstate Markets

3 October 2018
The future of tourism in AlburyWodonga, is set to go from strength to strength with the recent unveiling in Sydney and Melbourne, of a refreshed campaign and rollout of marketing initiatives. Promising much more than a tagline, Visit AlburyWodonga’s ‘See Both Sides’ campaign, hit the streets of Sydney and Melbourne meeting and greeting over 60 of Australia’s top travel and lifestyle media, at a series of events in conjunction with the Australian Society of Travel Writers.


Murray Tourism Strikes Gold

22 July 2018

Murray Regional Tourism congratulates the 16 tourism operators from the region that took out awards at the NSW Regional Tourism Awards, held in Deniliquin. Among those, Albury Visitor Information Centre won Gold in the Visitor Information Services category, The River Deck were presented with Gold in the Tourism Restaurants and Catering Services category and Great Aussie Holiday Park proudly received Silver in the Caravan and Holiday Parks category. To see the full list of winners, click here.


Continued funding for Murray Regional Tourism Organisation

1 June 2017
Member for Murray Adrian Piccoli and Member for Albury Greg Aplin announced today that the Murray Regional Tourism Organisation (MRTO) will receive continued NSW Government funding until 2019.  

Murray shines at Victorian and NSW Tourism Awards

28 November 2016
The Murray Regional Tourism Board (MRTB) congratulates the finalists and winners at the 2016 NSW and Victorian Tourism Awards. See Albury Visitor Information Centre's results.


2016 - 2017 trivago awards announced

31 October 2016

Based on 175 million traveller ratings from 250 online booking sites, trivago has analysed hotels and destinations in Australia with 300 reviews or more to define the top-rated across the country - see how Albury Wodonga rated here and view our Top 10 hotels. 


Finalists announced! NSW State Tourism Awards 2016

4 October 2016

2016 celebrates over 100 finalists across 26 categories recognising excellence from a range of tourism areas such as Tourist Attractions, Ecotourism, Destination Marketing and Accommodation - Finalists.


Albury nominated as one of Australia's Top 50 Small Towns

8 September 2016
Searching all of Australia's nooks and crannies for the most alluring towns, rich in culture, mouthwatering eats, local wines, World Heritage sites, picture-perfect scenery, funky shops and tree-lined streets, Albury made it to Australia's Top 50 Small Towns.


Albury takes out Gold and Bronze in Regional Tourism Awards

24 July 2016

Congratulations to the winners in the 2016 Regional Tourism Awards which were announced in Echuca Moama on July 23 - 2016 Winners announced.


Media Articles


Miss Amelie

Albury Wodonga Travel Guide

3 July 2018
Only a couple of days to get to know a new city? This Big Five City Guide can help. From culture and history to dining, shopping and relaxation must see and dos, The Big Bus Tour and Travel Guide has your ultimate quick list for visiting Albury Wodonga.





Gateway Porta Wodonga

A Cultural Experience on offer in Albury Wodonga

11 January 2018
The Wagga Weekly took a drive to Albury Wodonga recently to explore what's on offer just 90 minutes south of the 'lands of many crows', otherwise known as Wagga Wagga. Over the past few years, Albury Wodonga has becoem soemthing of a special destination for art, culture, food and wine entusiasts without having to brave the crowds of the city or the expensive accommodation and parking. Read more:




The BBQ - World Premier

World Premier - The BBQ

14 January 2018
What do Magda Szubanski, Manu Feildel and Shane Jacobson have in common? Australian comedy film 'The BBQ' was shot on location in Albury, Wodonga, Jindera, Mitta and around the Hume Weir. With the film set for release on February 22nd, now is the time to plan your next visit.


Romantic Getaway in Albury

18 May 2017
With a variety of contributors, The Carousel is on online platform for all things travel, health and wellness. A trip to Albury was a suprising delight fro travel writer James Townsend.


Driving between Sydney and Melbourne: The best stops on a Hume Highway Road Trip

24 November 2016
Traveller is the essential resource for Australian's who love to travel.  They are dedicated to providing the best travel advice by offering the perfect mix of inspirational content and comprehensive destination guides with things to do and places to stay. See what they had to say about Albury Wodonga.


AU abroad reviews Albury and Wodonga

26 October 2016

AU Abroad is the travel arm of the independent Australian publication The AU review. The site aims to bring together the arts and travel worlds, with writers travelling the globe for arts, entertainment and adventure - Albury and Wodonga.


Your Guide To A Week In The Murray Region

15 October 2016
Make a run to the border with our guide to the best, unexpected finds in the region - The Urban List Melbourne.




High River Levels

9 November 2016
Recently heavy rains and floods in September and October 2016 have created large amounts of stagnant water acoss the state, making it ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes. Whilst mosquitoes are annoying and can leave a nasty bite, some mosquitoes can carry and spread serious diseases. Tourism operators are encouraged to be aware of these risks and take appropriate measures to protect their staff and guests. To assist, the Department of Health and Human Services has developed some useful communication resources (including a specific Mosquito Proof your Holiday factsheet) which can be downloaded from the Better Health Channel. Printed versions of the materials can also be ordered through this link.