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Double-digit growth in international visitor spending Down Under

International visitor spending continues to register record growth reaching $38 billion for the 12 months to the end of March this year, up 17 per cent or $5.4 billion over the period according to the latest International Visitor Survey conducted by Tourism Research Australia.

More than 2,300 travel industry delegates arrive on the Gold Coast

For the first time in its 37 year history, Tourism Australia’s annual business-to-business event for building future tourism opportunities for Australia - the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) – takes place on the Gold Coast this week, bringing together more than 2,300 travel industry delegates from more than 30 countries.

Tourism Australia releases new market and consumer profiles

The updated market profiles released today highlight market performance, the aviation landscape, planning and booking information sources and distribution for each of Tourism Australia’s target markets. In addition Tourism Australia has published in-depth consumer profiles for each market, giving more detailed insight into the most important factors for travellers when selecting a holiday destination.

Double digit growth for international visitors in March

Australia welcomed 754,600 visitor arrivals during March 2016, an increase of 11.6 per cent relative to the same period of the previous year, according to the latest statistics released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Winners of Taste of Australia in Japan announced

The winners of the recent Taste of Australia promotion - organised by Austrade to showcase the quality, taste, safety and counter-seasonal advantages of Australian food and beverages - were announced last week.

New tourism campaign launched as part of Australia Week in China

Tourism Australia’s latest marketing campaign launched in spectacular fashion in China this week, supported by a sophisticated web site optimised for the country’s millions of mobile phone users, as part of Australia’s largest ever trade delegation to China.

Strong growth continues for visitors Down Under

Australia welcomed 796,700 international visitors during February 2016, an increase of just over 10 per cent compared to the previous year, as the country continues to see strong results from its long term ‘Tourism 2020’ strategy.

Famous Indian foodies get a #TasteOfAus

Tourism Australia and Twitter in collaboration some of India’s key food influencers organised a live tweet session to bring alive the best of Australia’s food stories.