Figures released today by Tourism Research Australia(TRA), reveal a continuation of strong growth in domestic travel, with overnight expenditure up five per cent to $58.3 billion for the March 2016 year end.
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.
The Gold Coast turned on the sunshine and rolled out the red carpet for the 37th annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) on the Gold Coast last week.
Australia’s stunning coast and delicious food will be showcased to millions of Australian and international TV viewers in an exciting new series fronted by two of Tourism Australia’s global Friends of Australia ambassadors.
More than 2,300 delegates attending the 2016 Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE16) were treated to a warm Aussie welcome at the Gold Coast Events Centre last night by 'the voice' of Tourism Australia's latest ad, Chris Hemsworth.
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.
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.
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).
Tourism Australia has kicked off its aquatic and coastal campaign in Hong Kong with a moving showroom on the streets.
Tourism Australia and STA Travel have launched a youth campaign in France encouraging travellers to create their ultimate list of Australia experiences.