Move over primary exports, tourism's future is Australia's best asset
Australia's export tourism industry is now more valuable to the national economy than coal or rural exports, and with international tourism spending growing at more than 10% a year the future looks extraordinary. "Australia's tourism success has been long and sustained and the sector is showing no sign of waning," ATEC Managing Director, Peter Shelley said.
"Internationally we are seeing more people engaged in global travel with demand driven by a huge growth in the number of people who now have disposable income from countries like China, Indonesia and India.
Tourism continues to be Australia's star sector
Short-term visitor arrivals to Australia: trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during March 2017 (712,800 movements) increased 0.1% compared with February 2017 (712,200 movements).
Restaurant Australia case study video: Brett’s Outback Tasting Tour
Tourism Australia is producing a series of videos showcasing tourism businesses from around the country who are great examples of Restaurant Australia.
Richard Lindsay joins ACCI - Tourism
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Lindsay as the Manager of Australian Chamber - Tourism, the leading voice of Australia's growing tourism sector.
Conversations with Industry - Gold Coast
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) in partnership with Tourism Australia (TA) and Gold Coast Tourism (GCT) is hosting a free Conversations with Industry – Gold Coast
International tourism gets strong backing from Australians
94 per cent of Australians believe that international tourism is good for the country and 83 per cent are proud of how Australia is promoted overseas
Australia celebrates 50 years of tourism marketing
At the Australian Tourism Exchange, the tourism industry celebrated 50 years since the Australian Government started promoting Australia to business and leisure travellers
Tourism Australia - International Market Updates
Find out about Australia's 16 core tourism markets
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