AUSTRALIAN TOURISM JUGGERNAUT ROLLS ON
Tourism continues to be one of the great success stories of the Australian economy with the latest figures setting new domestic travel records in spending, number of trips and nights away in the year to September 2015.
There's been a 6% increase in overnight visitor spending to $56.9 billion, a seven per cent increase in overnight trips to 85.3 million and a 5% increase in nights to 318 million - all setting new record highs. Daytrip expenditure rose by eight per cent to reach a record $19.1 billion for the year, alongside a 7% increase in daytrips to 175 million.
What are you waiting for? This is an industry you want to be a part of - sign up for your Skills Passport now and join the juggernaut!
New Festival of Sailing for the Whitsundays
Airlie Beach will host 12 yachts along with their skippers, international crews and supporters for the final stop of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race in January 2018.
The latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Overseas Arrivals and Departures for Australia
Golden Horse Australia partners with Accor
Tourism Australia has welcomed the announcement of Golden Horse Australia’s partnership with Accor to manage a $60 million new-build luxury hotel at the Links Hope Island Golf Course property on the Gold Coast.
William Angliss Open Day - 13 August - Melbourne
If you’re considering an exciting career in Foods, Tourism, Hospitality or Events, be sure to visit our annual Melbourne Open Day on Sunday 13 August between 10.00am and 3.00pm!
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