Greater China

In Greater China, Tourism Australia focuses its activities in China and Hong Kong. Tourism Australia's activities in the region are managed from offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Hong Kong.


There were 709,000 visitors from China for calendar year 2013, an increase of 14.5 per cent relative to 2012.

Visitors from China generated $4.8 billion in total expenditure in 2013. The Tourism 2020 Strategy estimates that China has the potential to grow to between $7.4 billion and $9 billion in total expenditure by 2020.

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Hong Kong

There were 184,100 visitors from Hong Kong for calendar year 2013, an increase of 13.4 per cent relative to 2012.

Hong Kong was Australia’s 10th largest inbound market for total expenditure in 2013, with $0.9 billion spent on trips to Australia.

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