Australian tourism News
International Visitors spend more than $40.6 billion
Spending by international tourists visiting Australia has reached a new record - exceeding $40 billion for the first time. International visitors spent a record $40.6 billion in the year to June 2017, an increase of 7 per cent on the previous year.
Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur invites Indians on a culinary trip Down Under
More than 1.6 million people have tuned into Kunal Kapur’s seven-episode travelogue where he shares his recipe for a perfect Australian holiday.
Abrolhos Islands named as Australia’s newest Hope Spot
The Houtman Abrolhos Islands in Western Australia have been recognised as a ‘Hope Spot’ by ocean conservation organisation Mission Blue, joining 85 other sites globally and one other in Australia – Moreton Bay in Queensland.
International visitors to Australia - latest statistics
Australia welcomed 8.5 million international visitors in the 12 months to June 2017, up 8.9 per cent, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released yesterday.
2017 Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship Winner and Legends Announced
The 2017 winner of Melbourne Food and Wine’s scholarship and inductees into the Legends hall of fame were announced last night at the Legends & Rising Stars Awards.
Tourism growth continues as spending exceeds $103 billion
Australian tourists spent a record $62.6 billion holidaying at home for the year ending June 2017, up seven per cent on the previous year.
Australia's tourism investment pipeline
There were 204 projects in the tourism investment pipeline in 2016–17, valued at $37.8 billion according to Tourism Research Australia’s Tourism Investment Monitor 2017.