National Visitor Survey results
Tourism Research Australia released the latest National Visitor Survey reporting on domestic tourism the 12 months to June 2018.
Domestic overnight travel saw strong growth for the year with overnight trips up seven per cent to reach a record 100.3 million. The growth in overnight trips was reflected through strong gains in visitor spending which increased by eight per cent to a record $67.5 billion.
“This is an impressive result for our tourism industry with more Aussies holidaying at home and for longer, whilst also spending record amounts,” said Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment.
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
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
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.
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.
Government support for tourism businesses
Tourism Australia has published a list of Federal Government support available for Australian tourism businesses.
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.
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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.
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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