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Tourism Investment Monitor 2015
INTERNATIONAL TOURISM CONTINUES TO BREAK RECORDS! The continued confidence of investors in Australia’s tourism industry has helped to boost the industry’s investment pipeline in 2014.
2013–14 State Tourism Satellite Accounts
24/04/2015
2013–14 State Tourism Satellite Accounts

This publication builds on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) National Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) to present a comprehensive set of data on the direct and indirect economic contribution of tourism for all states and territories.

INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (IVS) RESULTS DELAYED
12/01/2015
INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (IVS) RESULTS DELAYED Overseas Arrivals and Departure (OAD) data for October 2014 onwards (published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics - ABS) has been delayed
Tourism Region Profiles 2013-14 released
Tourism Region Profiles Tourism Region Profiles 2013-14 provide comprehensive tourism demand and supply data for 76 of Australia's tourism regions.
Dispersal of Chinese free and independent leisure visitors in Australia
DISPERSAL OF CHINESE FREE AND INDEPENDENT LEISURE VISITORS IN AUSTRALIA This research—undertaken by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) in partnership with Tourism Australia—examines free and independent leisure visitors from China and their dispersal patterns.

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Latest Media Releases

  • 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)


  • 11 March 2015

    DOMESTIC OVERNIGHT TRIPS REACH 80 MILLION FOR THE FIRST TIME


    Domestic overnight trips reached 81.4 million (up 7%*) for year ending December 2014—a first for Australian domestic travel. Domestic visitor nights increased 9% to 309 million, while domestic overnight spend recorded 6% growth to reach a record high of $54.4 billion.

    Download media release: 11 March 2015 [PDF 214 KB]


  • 28 January 2015

    Food and wine tourism: a driving force for New South Wales


    Research released today has found that the distance from home is the most important factor in choosing a food and wine destination within New South Wales for residents of Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane.

    Download media release: 28 January 2015 (PDF 240 KB)


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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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State of the Industry 2014
29/10/2014
The fifth edition of TRA’s State of the Industry report reviews the Australian tourism industry’s solid performance in 2013–14 across a range of key performance indicators.
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State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2013-14
24/04/2015
The 2013–14 State Tourism Satellite Accounts (state TSA) publication builds on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) National Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) to present a comprehensive set of data on the direct and indirect economic contribution of tourism for all states and territories.
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Travel by Australians December 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
11/03/2015
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2014.
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Dispersal of Chinese free and independent leisure visitors in Australia
18/03/2015
This research—undertaken by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) in partnership with Tourism Australia—examines free and independent leisure visitors from China and their dispersal patterns, using data from TRA’s International Visitor Survey for the period 2011 to 2013.
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Tourism Ready Reckoner
28/10/2014
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the year ending June 2014.
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International Visitors in Australia: September 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey
3/12/2014
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2014
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Travel by Australians September 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
10/12/2014
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2014. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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Tourism Satellite Account 2013–14
17/12/2014
A Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) is recognised internationally as the benchmark for estimating the economic contribution of tourism in an economy. The Australian TSA is published each year, and provides measures of tourism gross domestic product (GDP), tourism gross value added (GVA), tourism trade, and employment in tourism.
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