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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

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Regional wine tourism gets a boost

Export and Regional Wine Support Package, to support sustainable export growth and increased international wine tourism to Australia.

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Tourism Business in Australia, June 2012 to June 2016

Tourism businesses made up 13% (around 279,000) of the total 2.2 million businesses in Australia at June 2016.

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ICC Sydney showcase

Tourism Australia has partnered with ICC Sydney to develop a new Virtual Reality showcase video giving international audiences a virtual tour through the venue.

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There’s nothing like Australia – especially when it comes to quality food and wine experiences

In response to the growing demand globally for food and wine as part of the travel experience, Tourism Australia’s There’s Nothing Like Australia campaign put the spotlight on Australia’s finest array of produce served in the most stunning locations in the world.

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Australia's best new restaurants

This month, Australia’s best new restaurants champion excellent local produce through the sleek, modern Australian bistro.

Anthony Huckstep provides a wrap up of the dining experiences Australians are queuing up for, including a landmark Sydney opening and a Melbourne bar with a multimillion dollar makeover.

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BuzzFeed foodies showcase Australia’s culinary diversity

Australia’s gastronomic delights feature in three episodes of BuzzFeed’s hit show ‘Worth It’, episodes of which have previously reached more than 10 million views from around the world.

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QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network

The QTIC Tourism Indigenous Employment Champions Network, supported by The Star Entertainment Group, aims to support tourism employers to recruit and retain Indigenous employees. The Network is a group of volunteer tourism operators that have exhibited best practice in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous employment.

Together with the Champions, QTIC have developed a range of resources for tourism operators, presented at numerous industry conferences, facilitated industry forums, provided tourism industry career path information to Indigenous students and job seekers, and identified Indigenous employment placements within the industry.

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Leisure market drives latest international tourism growth Down Under

Tourism Australia has published an international tourism snapshot featuring arrivals, spend and aviation data for the 12 months to June 2017 as well as a more extensive international market update delving into the current state of Australia’s international tourism

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