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High hopes the Hobbit effect will hit home

June 16, 2008 at 11:15 am by xoanon  - 

New Zealand Flag MIDDLE EARTH and the Hobbits recast New Zealand as a nature lover’s paradise and helped propel the islands’ share of global tourism to record levels. Now Australia’s tourism leaders are turning to another celluloid extravaganza, the movie Australia , to attract a new wave of international visitors keen to experience the real thing. Tourism chiefs are to unveil a deal between the film’s distributor, 20th Century Fox, its director, Baz Luhrmann and the federal tourism body, Tourism Australia, at a tourism conference in Perth today. High hopes the Hobbit effect will hit home

Posted in Hobbit Movie, Locations Sets, New Zealand, The Hobbit on June 16, 2008 by

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