Strong international tourism growth - continuing on the up and up
Short-term visitor arrivals during November 2016 (708,900 movements) increased 0.4%, compared with October 2016 (706,100 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in September 2016 and 0.5% in October 2016.
The current trend estimate for arrivals is 9.9% higher than in November 2015. During November 2016, short-term visitor arrivals (704,900 movements) decreased 0.7% compared with October 2016 (710,200 movements).
This followed monthly increases of 2.4% in September 2016 and 0.2% in October 2016. There were 720,500 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in November 2016. See http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3401.0?OpenDocument
Tourism Research Australia - latest publications
A number of publications have been released in the last few months and are now available on the Tourism Research Australia website
New UnDiscover Australia campaign launches In South and South East Asia
Tourism Australia has launched a new A$10 million campaign targeting high value travellers in India, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia by showcasing unusual, unfamiliar and unexpected attractions and experiences.
Butcher Aspire - put some meat on your career bones!
Interested in starting your butchery career? HTN is looking for individuals to undertake the HTN Aspire Program at Granville TAFE with the opportunity to score a butchery apprenticeship with HTN at the end.
, industry news
Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts
The Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts 2016–17 are now available.
Sculpture by the Sea at Bondi
Sculpture by the Sea returns to Sydney’s eastern beaches from 18 October – 4 November 2018. From Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach
Signature Experiences showcased to British trade and media
Tourism Australia hosted two events in London last week to update luxury travel sellers and media on Tourism Australia’s premium strategy and the Signature Experiences of Australia program.
Tourism Australia signs new strategic partnerships in China
Tourism Australia signed two strategic deals in China this week with Cathay Pacific Airways and Mafengwo.com, one of the top Chinese digital travel platforms.
International Tourism Survey
The latest International Visitor Survey results, released yesterday by TRA, show that international visitors increased 8% to 8.3 million; nights increased 3% to 269.2 million; and spend increased 6% to $42.3 billion. Read more