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NATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (NVS) RESULTS
NVS results show:
• domestic overnight trips and nights both increased 4% to a record 90.7 million and 334.8million respectively • domestic overnight trip spend increased 5% to a record high of $61 billion (up $3.1 billion) • domestic day trips increased 6% to 189.6 million, and day trip spend increased 4% to $19.8 billion
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INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (IVS) RESULTS
IVS results show:
• international visitors increased 11% to 7.6 million;
• nights increased 2% to 253 million;
• spend increased 7% to $39.1 billion
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CHINESE FREE AND INDEPENDENT TRAVELLERS TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA, TASMANIA AND THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
China is one of Australia’s fastest growing and important tourism markets. These summaries examine the dispersal of Chinese Free and Independent Travellers (FITs) beyond the major gateways to South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
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STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 2016
TRA’s State of the Industry report reviews our tourism industry’s performance for 2015-16.
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HAVE YOU BEEN CALLED TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR NATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY?
120,000 Australian residents are contacted each year on their landline or mobile phone to participate in our National Visitor Survey.
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LATEST MEDIA RELEASES

21 Jul 2016 TOURISM INVESTMENT PIPELINE REACHES $59.8 BILLION
Strong growth in aviation projects, particularly new aircraft orders, has helped Australia’s tourism investment pipeline rocket to $59.8 billion in 2015.
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14 Jul 2016 INTERNATIONAL VISITORS TO HELP AUSTRALIAN TOURISM HIT THE MARK
Strong gains in international tourism will help Australia continue to move towards attaining the lower bound of its Tourism 2020 growth target ($115 billion per year) for overnight visitor expenditure by the end of the decade.
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15 Jun 2016 STRONG START TO THE YEAR FOR DOMESTIC TOURISM
Australia’s domestic tourism market has continued its strong growth and recorded higher holiday and business travel spending during the year ending March 2016.
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Travel by Australians: December 2016 results of the National Visitor Survey 29 Mar 2017
In recent quarters some unexpectedly high growth rates have appeared in some National Visitor Survey (NVS) sub-estimates. The issue is more pronounced in some specific purpose groups (most noticeably in business trips), and has a relatively higher impact in some of the smaller states and territories ...
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International Visitors in Australia: December 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 15 Mar 2017
International Visitors in Australia: December 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey
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Chinese Free and Independent Travellers to South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory 14 Mar 2017
These summaries examine the dispersal of Chinese Free and Independent Travellers (FITs) beyond the major gateways to South Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
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State of the Industry 2016 9 Feb 2017
The seventh edition of TRA’s State of the Industry report reviews our tourism industry’s performance in 2015-16.
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Tourism Satellite Account 2015-16 21 Dec 2016
The Australian Bureau of Statistics' 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 gro ...
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Travel By Australians: September 2016 Quarterly Results Of The National Visitor Survey 21 Dec 2016
In recent quarters some unexpectedly high growth rates have appeared in some National Visitor Survey (NVS) sub-estimates. The issue is more pronounced in some specific purpose groups (most noticeably in business trips), and has a relatively higher impact in some of the smaller states and territories ...
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International Visitor Survey results 7 Dec 2016
International Visitors in Australia: September 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey
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Measuring tourism - 50 years on 25 Nov 2016
The HKF report, released in 1966, provides a fascinating insight into Australia’s tourism industry in the 60s. The report highlights not only how little the challenges have changed, but also how far we have come in growing the industry despite these challenges
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Understanding Passenger Expectations and Requirements of Regional Airports 26 Oct 2016
This report examines expectations and requirements of regional airport users, and the likelihood of those users visiting the South West region in Western Australia.
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