Tourism Exceeds 2020 Growth
Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, says tourists spent nearly $97 billion in overnight travel in Australia during the last 12 months, the latest figures from Tourism Research Australia show.
The National Visitor Survey, released today, and the recently released International Visitor Survey, show the tourism industry is now exceeding the Tourism 2020 growth targets.
A joint initiative between industry and government, Tourism 2020 was conceived in 2009 and included a stretch target of reaching between $115 billion and $140 billion in overnight visitor spending by the year 2020.
Read the Minister's media release here
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