Visitor Arrivals still climbing
Short-term visitor arrivals during September 2017 (752,500 movements) increased 0.4% compared with August 2017 (749,700 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in July 2017 and 0.5% in August 2017.
The current trend estimate for arrivals is 6.7% higher than in September 2016. Seasonally adjusted estimates: During September 2017, short-term visitor arrivals (744,600 movements) decreased 2.2% compared with August 2017 (761,500 movements).
This followed monthly increases of 2.4% in July 2017 and 2.1% in August 2017. Original estimates: There were 663,500 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in September 2017.
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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
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.
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.
National Visitor Survey results
Tourism Research Australia released the latest National Visitor Survey reporting on domestic tourism the 12 months to June 2018.
Government support for tourism businesses
Tourism Australia has published a list of Federal Government support available for Australian tourism businesses.
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.