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DOMESTIC OVERNIGHT TRIPS REACH 80 MILLION FOR THE FIRST TIME
16/01/2015
National Visitor Survey results Domestic overnight trips reached 81.4 million (up 7%*) for year ending December 2014—a first for Australian domestic travel.
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
REPORT ON TOURISM BUSINESSES RELEASED
INTERNATIONAL TOURISM CONTINUES TO BREAK RECORDS! Tourism contributed approximately 267,000 businesses (or 13 per cent) of the total 2.1 million businesses in Australia...
TOURISM DATA FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS RELEASED
Local Goverment Area Profiles Tourism profiles for over 200 of Australia’s Local Government Areas are now available....
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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  • 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)


  • 10 December 2014

    Domestic overnight tourism worth $53.7 billion


    The year ending September 2014 saw a new high in domestic overnight spend of $53.7 billion (up 4%), while domestic overnight trips (up 5% to 79.7 million) and visitor nights (up 7% to 302.4 million) also experienced impressive growth.

    Download media release: 10 December 2014 (PDF 302 KB)


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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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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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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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Tourism Ready Reckoner: September Quarter 2014
23/12/2014
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the year ending September 2014.
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Tourism Update: Updated results to 'State of the Industry 2014' – September quarter 2014
23/12/2014
This is the first update to Tourism Research Australia’s State of the Industry 2014 report and incorporates the latest data for the year ending September 2014.
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