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Visitor arrivals are up - career prospects are up - tourism's booming

For an overview of the international visitor arrivals and expenditure results for year ending 31 December 2015, download the International Tourism Snapshot 2015. For the latest arrivals figures, see below.


Latest visitor arrivals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 'Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, April 2016'.

Visitor arrival highlights for April 2016



  • There were 610,800 visitor arrivals during April 2016, an increase of 10.6 per cent relative to the same period of the previous year.

  • This brings us to 7.72 million visitor arrivals for year ending April 2016, an increase of 9.1 per cent relative to the previous year. This represents an extra 644,000 visitors on the previous year.

  • Leisure arrivals (Holiday + VFR) continued to drive international arrivals growth, with an increase of 11.8 per cent over the 12 month period. Business travel is showing signs of softening, with declines of 5.6 per cent for the same period.

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Queensland Tourism Awards

The Queensland Tourism Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of the state's tourism industry, including individuals, businesses (industry operators) and events.

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Tourism Forecasts 2017

Tourism Research Australia has published tourism forecasts up to 2026–27

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Funding open for Rural and Regional Events in NSW

Event organisers are being encouraged to apply for grants under the NSW Government’s 2018 Flagship Event Fund, with expressions of interest now open.

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Australia's culinary young guns recognised at awards

Tourism Australia was a sponsor of the Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards in Noosa this week celebrating the next generation of talented Australian chefs, waiters and restaurateurs.

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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.

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International Tourism generating jobs

Tourism is confirmed as the unsung hero of the Australian economy with record international visitor numbers in year to June 2017

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Survey data reveals Australian attitudes to tourism

Tourism Australia has published a summary report of a study it conducted in September 2016 into the perceptions held by Australian consumers with respect to the size and value of Australia’s tourism industry.

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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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