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Tourism Forecasts 2017
TOURISM FORECASTS 2017
This report provides long-term forecasts of international and domestic travel at the national and state and territory level.
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Visiting Friends and Relatives in Victoria: The China and India Markets
VISITING FRIENDS AND RELATIVES IN VICTORIA: THE CHINA AND INDIA MARKETS
The Chinese and Indian Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) market is an important tourism market for Victoria. This report explores the motivations, behaviours and influences of these visitors.
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State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2015–16
STATE TOURISM SATELLITE ACCOUNTS 2015–16
The State Tourism Satellite Accounts report highlights the importance of tourism to the economy of each state and territory in Australia.
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Travel by Australians: Results of the National Visitor Survey for year ending March 2017
NATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (NVS) RESULTS
NVS results show: • domestic overnight trips and nights increased 3% and 4% to 91.7 million and 335.5 million respectively • domestic overnight trip spend increased 6% to a record high of $61.7 billion • domestic day trips increased 1% to 187 million, and day trip spend increased 4% to $19.6 billion
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MARCH 2017 QUARTERLY RESULTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY
INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (IVS) RESULTS
IVS results show international visitor numbers increased 9.2% to 7.7 million; nights increased 5.4% to 262 million; and spend increased 5% to $39.8 billion.
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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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Tourism Forecasts 2017
Tourism Forecasts 2017 2 Aug 2017
This report provides long-term forecasts of international and domestic travel at the national and state and territory level.
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Visiting Friends and Relatives in Victoria: The China and India Markets
Visiting Friends and Relatives in Victoria: The China and India Markets 29 Jun 2017
This report explores the motivations, behaviours and influences of the Chinese and Indian Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR) market to Victoria. The information in this summary was taken from the full report which is available on request from tourism.research@tra.gov.au
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State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2015–16
State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2015–16 28 Jun 2017
The State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2015-16 highlight the importance of tourism to each state and territory’s economy.
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March 2017 Results of the National Visitor Survey
Travel by Australians: Results of the National Visitor Survey for year ending March 2017 21 Jun 2017
As part of continuous improvement in the National Visitor Survey (NVS), in 2014 Tourism Research Australia (TRA) began mobile phone interviewing to deliver greater domestic tourism data accuracy by better representing Australia’s population. In late 2015, TRA identified and implemented an improved ...
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International Visitor Survey results in March 2017
Results of the International Visitor Survey: Year Ending March 2017 7 Jun 2017
IVS results show that international visitors increased 9.2% to 7.7 million; nights increased 5.4% to 262 million; and spend increased 5% to $39.8 billion.
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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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December 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 15 Mar 2017
IVS results show that international visitors increased 11% to 7.6 million; nights increased 2% to 253 million; and spend increased 7% to $39.1 billion.
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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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