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INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (IVS) RESULTS
02/09/2015

International visitor spend grew by 10% to a record $33.4 billion—or $3.2 billion more than the previous year. 

Tourism Investment Monitor 2015
The continued confidence of investors in Australia’s tourism industry has helped to boost the industry’s investment pipeline in 2014.
Demand potential for leisure events in the ACT
10/08/2015

There is potential for greater events visitation in the ACT if awareness is improved. Intention to visit the ACT for a leisure event within two years increased from 21% to 33% once stimulus was viewed.

NATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (NVS) RESULTS

The year ending March 2015 was a positive one for domestic travel in Australia, with record overnight expenditure of $55.7 billion.

 

High-Spending Asian Leisure Visitors
This summary outlines key findings from a study undertaken by Tourism Research Australia on behalf of Tourism Australia to better understand ‘high-spending’ Asian leisure visitors.

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  • 2 SEPTEMBER 2015

    POSITIVE GROWTH LEADS TO RECORD INTERNATIONAL VISITORS AND SPEND

     

    Results from the latest International Visitor Survey were released by Tourism Research Australia today and show for the year ending June 2015: international visitor numbers increased 7% to a new high of 6.6 million visitors and international visitor spend grew by 10% to a record $33.4 billion—or $3.2 billion more than the previous year.        

    Download media release: 2 September 2015 (PDF 214 KB)


  • 21 JUNE 2015

    LEISURE TRAVEL CONTINUES TO DRIVE RECORD INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

     

    Results from the latest International Visitor Survey show that for the year ending December 2014 leisure travel dominated growth in visitors, with holiday arrivals increasing 8% to 2.9 million, and those visiting friends and relatives up 10% to 1.8 million.

    Download media release: 21 June 2015 (PDF 214 KB)


  • 9 May 2015

    STRONG INVESTOR APPETITE GROWS TOURISM INVESTMENT TO $53.7 BILLION


    Projects in Australia’s tourism investment pipeline grew by nine per cent (or $4.3 billion) to reach $53.7 billion in 2014 (on 2013). The number of projects increased from 139 to 168.

    Download media release: 9 May 2015 (PDF 304 KB)


View previous media releases


International visitors in Australia: June 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey
2/09/2015
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Queensland regional tourism satellite account
17/08/2015
Tourism is a valuable contributor to the Queensland economy. The latest state Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) published by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) indicates that in 2013–14, the tourism industry directly contributed $10.7 billion to Queensland’s economy and directly employed approximately 130,900 people.
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South Australian regional tourism satellite account
24/08/2015
Tourism is a valuable contributor to the South Australia economy. The latest state Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) published by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) indicates that in 2013-14, the tourism industry directly contributed $2.4 billion to South Australia's economy and directly employed approximately 32,100 people.
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International visitors in Australia: March 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey
29/07/2015
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Demand potential for leisure events in the Australian Capital Territory
10/08/2015
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) in conjunction with VisitCanberra contracted BDA Marketing Planning to investigate the demand potential for leisure events in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
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High-Spending Asian Leisure Visitors
6/08/2015
Growing demand from Asia is a strategic priority for the Australian Government’s tourism strategy, Tourism 2020. This summary outlines key findings from a study undertaken by Tourism Research Australia on behalf of Tourism Australia to better understand ‘high-spending’ Asian leisure visitors. 
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Travel by Australians March 2015 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
1/07/2015
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the March quarter 2015.
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International Visitors in Australia: December 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey
21/06/2015
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2014
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Tourism Investment Monitor 2015
8/05/2015
Australia’s tourism industry remains attractive to investors, with continued growth in tourism’s contribution to national income and employment. Further supported by strong growth in demand for Australian tourism services from both international and domestic visitors, Australia’s tourism investment pipeline continued to grow in 2014. This report estimates the total value of large-scale projects in the pipeline in 2014.
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