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International Visitor Survey shows record high for Australian tourism

Spending by both international and domestic tourists has soared to a record $107.4 billion as Australia continues to welcome record numbers of visitors for the year ending March 2018. This new spending record is a 6% increase from the previous year and means an additional $5.8 billion has been pumped …

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International Visitor Survey shows record high for Australian tourism …

Spending by both international and domestic tourists has soared to a record $107.4 billion as Australia continues to welcome record numbers of visitors for the year ending March 2018. This new spending record is a 6% increase from the previous year and means an additional $5.8 billion has been pumped …

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Mobile blackspots: Are they an unexpected boost for regional tourism?

Updated July 22, 2018 06:45:40 Photo: No service: Digital detoxing isn’t always a choice. (ABC South East SA: Lucy Robinson) For most businesses, being located in a mobile blackspot would make them unworkable. But for Karen and Stephen Maxwell, it’s a feature they — and their customers — are learning …

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Size matters as Stanthorpe invites tourists to snap Australia’s next ‘Big Thing’

Posted July 22, 2018 08:08:30 Photo: Mick Spiller says Stanthorpe‘s Big Thermometer has already recorded sub-zero temperatures. (Supplied: Sandra McEwan) In the 1970s, no family road trip was complete without pit stops at the Big Things strategically placed alongside highways across Australia. I can still remember that frisson of excitement …

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Overseas tourists are giving Western Australia the cold shoulder while tourism in Tasmania booms

Western Australia‘s $200million hit: Why overseas tourists are giving the state the cold shoulderWestern Australia is in the midst of a costly downturn in overseas tourism Last year the state saw international tourism increase less than states in the eastAs Tasmania‘s  visitor count rose by 20 per cent, WA’s did by …

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Western Australia’s $200million hit: Why overseas tourists are giving the state the cold shoulder

Western Australia’s $200million hit: Why overseas tourists are giving the state the cold shoulderWestern Australia is in the midst of a costly downturn in overseas tourism Last year the state saw international tourism increase less than states in the eastAs Tasmania’s  visitor count rose by 20 per cent, WA’s did by …

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Chinese visitors boost tourism spending – Brinkwire

Cashed-up Chinese visitors to Australia have helped boost spending by international tourists by six per cent to a record $42.3 billion. Combined with the $65.1 billion spent by domestic overnight tourists, total overnight visitor spending reached a record $107.4 billion for the year ending March 2018. Almost all states and …

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WA tourism numbers paint a bleak picture as overseas visitors flee the state too soon

Posted July 21, 2018 08:10:10 Video: Hotel Perth tourism campaign sells city as affordable holiday destination (ABC News) Australia is experiencing something of an overseas tourism boom. International visitors have flocked to places such as Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory, which in the past year saw their numbers surge …

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Perth is boring? Yes. And that could be our secret weapon

Tourism WA’s advertising campaign “Just Another Day in WA” is a great example of celebrating what we have – showing the beautifully laid back, idyllic nature of our city and state in clear and simple terms that make me proud to live here, even if it’s a little boring. Yep, …

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Traffic surges through Sydney as international visitor numbers climb

Traffic has surged through Sydney Airport over the past month as international holidaymakers and visitors have continued to favour Aussie shores. In May, Tourism Australia revealed that more than nine million people visited the country throughout FY18, representing a 6.1 per cent increase on the year previous. The latest statistics …

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