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International visitors to Australia continue to grow






International visitors to Australia spent a record $38.1 billion in the year ending June 2016 – 14% or $4.7 billion more than the previous year. Tourism in Australia is seeing the strongest annual growth rate since 2005.







The number of visitors aged 15 years and over reached 7.2 million, increasing by 680,000 (10%), while nights were up 5% to 248 million. Thirteen of Australia’s top 20 markets had record visitor numbers during the year.

The holiday and education segments underpinned the strong growth for the year. Combined, these segments accounted for 66% of total trip spend by international visitors to Australia.

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Tourism Research Australia - International Visitor Survey

The International Visitor Survey results for the year ending March 2017 are now available on the Tourism Research Australia website

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Applications for Tourism Australia’s Advance Program now open

The Australian business events industry is invited to submit applications for Tourism Australia’s Advance Program

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Tourism in Australia continues breaking records

Short-term visitor arrivals during April 2017 (727,600 movements) increased 0.8% compared with March 2017 (722,200 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.7% in February 2017 and March 2017.

The current trend estimate for arrivals is 7.7% higher than in April 2016.  During April 2017, short-term visitor arrivals (746,700 movements) increased 4.7% compared with March 2017 (712,900 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.2% in February 2017 followed by a monthly decrease of 0.4% in March 2017.

There were 701,300 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in April 2017.

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Matt Wright - Friends of Australia Tourism Ambassador

Outback Wrangler Matt Wright has joined Tourism Australia's ambassador network, Friends of Australia, to help promote Australia as a travel destination.

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Restaurant Australia - Australian Tourism

Tourism Australia has produced a series of videos showcasing tourism businesses from around the country who are great examples of Restaurant Australia.

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QLD Young Tourism Leaders

There’s never been a better time to launch a career in tourism. From hotels, resorts, transport and travel, tourist attractions and adventure tours – the possibilities are endless to build a successful, lifelong career.

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Australia celebrates success in Canada

Tourism Australia celebrated double digit growth in arrivals from Canada - up 13% for the year to date

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Youth and Working Holiday Maker tourists

Tourism Australia has produced two new infographics on the Youth and Working Holiday Maker segments.

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