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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
State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2015–16
Economic Reports
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.
March 2017 Results of the National Visitor Survey
National Visitor Survey results
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 phone number data set that better represented the mobile-user population by telecommunication company. However, this caused unexpected growth rates for some smaller population areas and for business t ...
International Visitor Survey results in March 2017
International Visitor Survey results
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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National Visitor Survey results
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. TRA suggests that users of the NVS data interpret recent year on year growth rates with caution until further notice.
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International Visitor Survey results
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
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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Economic Reports
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 gross value added (GVA), tourism trade, and employment in tourism.
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National Visitor Survey results
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. TRA suggests that users of the NVS data interpret recent year on year growth rates with caution until further notice.
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International Visitor Survey results
September 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 7 Dec 2016
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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New South Wales Regional Tourism Satellite Account 21 Sep 2016
This report examines the contribution of tourism to New South Wales and its tourism regions.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: June 2016 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 14 Sep 2016
In recent quarters there appears to have been some unreasonably high growth rates for some data items in the National Visitor Survey (NVS), particularly around business trip estimates. TRA is currently investigating the issue. In the meantime, we advise using NVS data for the relevant time periods with caution until further notice.
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International Visitor Survey results
June 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 31 Aug 2016
June 2016 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey
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Forecast Reports
State Tourism Forecasts 2016 11 Aug 2016
The State and Territory Tourism Forecasts 2016 highlights the distribution of tourism visitor nights in Australia to 2024–25.
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Economic Reports
State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2014-15 4 Aug 2016
The State Tourism Satellite Accounts, 2014-15 highlight the importance of tourism to each state and territory’s economy.
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Economic Reports
Tourism Businesses in Australia, June 2011 to June 2015 25 Jul 2016
Australia’s tourism industry comprised around 273,500 businesses in the year ending June 2015, which represented over 13% of Australia’s total 2.1 million businesses.
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Tourism Investment
Tourism Investment Monitor 2016 21 Jul 2016
Australia’s tourism investment pipeline has reached $59.8 billion, supported by continued investor appetite for our tourism infrastructure investment projects.
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Forecast Reports
Tourism Forecasts 2016 14 Jul 2016
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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VISITOR INFORMATION SERVICING IN NEW SOUTH WALES 1 Jul 2016
This report reviews the current role of visitor information centres and their importance in delivering information services, as well as identifying visitor information servicing strategies.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel By Australians March 2016 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 15 Jun 2016
Travel By Australians March 2016 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey
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International Visitor Survey results
March 2016 Quarterly Results Of The International Visitor Survey 1 Jun 2016
March 2016 Quarterly Results Of The International Visitor Survey
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Economic Reports
Tourism Satellite Account 2014-15 29 Apr 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 gross value added (GVA), tourism trade, and employment in tourism.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: December 2015 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 16 Mar 2016
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2015.
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International Visitor Survey results
December 2015 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 3 Mar 2016
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2015
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians September 2015 Quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 16 Dec 2015
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2015.
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Growing Cycling Tourism in Victoria 11 Dec 2015
Growing Cycling Tourism in Victoria
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Forecast Reports
State and Territory Tourism Forecasts 2015 4 Dec 2015
State and Territory Tourism Forecasts 2015
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: September 2015 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 2 Dec 2015
International Visitors in Australia: September 2015 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey
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State of the industry
State of the Industry 2015 18 Nov 2015
The sixth edition of TRA’s State of the Industry report reviews the Australian tourism industry’s performance in 2014–15 across a range of key performance indicators.
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Australian Tourism Labour Force Report: 2015-2020 4 Nov 2015
The Australian Tourism Labour Force Report: 2015–2020 (commissioned by Austrade) was produced by Deloitte Access Economics. It provides a comprehensive picture of the current state of the tourism labour force and associated skills demand and shortages forward to 2020.
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Forecast Reports
Tourism Forecasts 2015 2 Nov 2015
The outlook for Australia’s tourism industry over the next few years is positive, with the domestic tourism market forecast to improve solidly by 3.5% in 2015–16.
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The influence of Western Australian visitor centres on tourist behaviour 22 Sep 2015
Tourism Research Australia (TRA)—in partnership with Tourism WA—contracted Metrix Consulting to research the effectiveness of visitor centres in Western Australia (WA), their impact on visitor behaviour, and how their offering can be improved.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians June 2015 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 16 Sep 2015
Travel by Australians June 2015 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
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Cruise ship visitors to Darwin 4 Sep 2015
Australia’s cruise industry has experienced strong rates of growth over the past decade (up 13.4% in 2013-14), and contributed approximately $54 million directly to the Northern Territory’s economy over the same period. This summary reports on the onshore experiences and satisfaction of visiting cruise ship passengers and crew to Darwin.
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International Visitor Survey results
International visitors in Australia: June 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey 2 Sep 2015
International visitors in Australia: June 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey
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South Australian regional tourism satellite account 24 Aug 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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Queensland regional tourism satellite account 17 Aug 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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Demand potential for leisure events in the Australian Capital Territory 10 Aug 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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International market reports
High-Spending Asian Leisure Visitors 6 Aug 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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International Visitor Survey results
International visitors in Australia: March 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey 29 Jul 2015
International visitors in Australia: March 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians March 2015 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 1 Jul 2015
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the March quarter 2015.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: December 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 21 Jun 2015
International Visitors in Australia: December 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey
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Tourism Investment
Tourism Investment Monitor 2015 8 May 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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Economic Reports
State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2013-14 24 Apr 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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International market reports
Dispersal of Chinese free and independent leisure visitors in Australia 18 Mar 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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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians December 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 11 Mar 2015
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2014.
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Food and Wine Tourism in New South Wales 28 Jan 2015
Food and wine tourism is an important element of the visitor experience in New South Wales (NSW). In the year ending September 2014, there were over 780,000 domestic overnight visitors to wineries in NSW, representing a quarter of all those visiting wineries across Australia. This study profiles domestic food and wine visitors to New South Wales, and looks at their motivations for visiting and satisfaction with their experiences.
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Tourism Businesses in Australia, June 2010 to June 2013 23 Jan 2015
Tourism Businesses in Australia examines the stability and health of tourism through changes in the number of businesses within the industry.
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State of the industry
Tourism Update: Updated results to 'State of the Industry 2014' – September quarter 2014 23 Dec 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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Tourism Ready Reckoner: September Quarter 2014 23 Dec 2014
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the year ending September 2014.
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Economic Reports
Tourism Satellite Account 2013–14 17 Dec 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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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians September 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 10 Dec 2014
Travel by Australians September 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: September 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 3 Dec 2014
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2014
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State of the industry
State of the Industry 2014 29 Oct 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 Oct 2014
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the year ending June 2014.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians June 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 10 Sep 2014
Travel by Australians June 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
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Chinese resident perceptions of Queensland 8 Sep 2014
A key holiday motivation for Chinese residents living in Australia is to share experiences with family and/or friends from China. This report found that, in terms of appeal to Chinese residents and their visitors, Queensland‘s advantage is offering highly-sought after Australian experiences such as sunshine, warm weather, beaches and friendly people in “best of” (“jing hua”) destinations like the Gold Coast.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: June 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 3 Sep 2014
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the June quarter 2014.
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Northern Territory visitor touch points 15 Aug 2014
Visitors to Darwin and Alice Springs use a number of ‘touch points’ in the Northern Territory to access information about a product or service, or to make a booking or purchase. This report examines the touch points and their usefulness in encouraging bookings and/or purchase decisions for accommodation, food and dining, transport and activities/experiences.
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Visitor perceptions of the ACT 8 Aug 2014
The nation’s capital, Canberra, is filled with all types of fun and interesting things to do. Just over two million domestic overnight travellers visited Canberra in 2013. This study examines a selection of Canberra’s identified perception gaps, its appeal and barriers to travel. With these results, the ACT tourism industry is better equipped to enhance their tourism product offering and maximise the tourism potential of the Canberra region.
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Events: Drivers of regional tourism 8 Aug 2014
Hundreds of events or festivals are held across Australia each year. These are ideal for generating awareness for regional destinations, driving visitation and increasing spend. The research, co-funded by Tourism Research Australia, the South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Victoria provides a better understanding of regional events across Australia as a tourism product, and their place in driving regional tourism.
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State of the industry
Tourism Update: Updated Results to State of the Industry 2013 – March Quarter 2014 22 Jul 2014
This is the third update to Tourism Research Australia’s State of the Industry 2013 report and provides top line information on Australia’s tourism industry.
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Forecast Reports
State tourism forecasts 2014 10 Jul 2014
State tourism forecasts 2014
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: March 2014 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 9 Jul 2014
Travellers spent $52.3 billion on domestic overnight travel during the year ending March 2014; an increase of 4 per cent over the previous year.
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Forecast Reports
Tourism Forecasts, Autumn 2014 19 Jun 2014
The Tourism Research Australia (TRA) tourism forecast publication provides ten-year forecasts for Australia’s inbound, domestic and outbound tourism sectors.
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Food and Wine Tourism in Western Australia 11 Jun 2014
Food and wine tourism is very important to Western Australia’s economy, with an estimated 1.1 million visitors having participated in food and wine activities while on holiday or on a day trip to WA in 2013. This study profiles domestic food and wine visitors to WA, and looks at their motivations for visiting and satisfaction with their experiences in WA’s tourism regions.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: March 2014 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 4 Jun 2014
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the March quarter 2014.
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Infographic: Ten facts about tourism 22 May 2014
Tourism Research Australia's 'Ten facts about tourism' infographic displays ten interesting facts about the Australian tourism industry.
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Tourism Ready Reckoner 6 May 2014
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the year ending December 2013.
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Tourism’s Contribution to the Australian Economy, 1997–98 to 2012–13 30 Apr 2014
This report presents estimates of the tourism industry’s contribution to Australia’s economy for the period 1997-98 to 2012-13.
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Tourism Productivity Update 2014 30 Apr 2014
This report assesses the productivity performance of tourism and its key contributing industries.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: December 2013 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 30 Apr 2014
International Visitors in Australia: December 2013 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey
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Tourism Investment
Tourism Investment Monitor 2014 24 Apr 2014
Tourism Research Australia's 2014 edition of the Tourism Investment Monitor provides an estimate of the total value of large scale projects in the tourism investment pipeline in 2013.
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State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2012-13 2 Apr 2014
The State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2012-13 go beyond the scope of the national Tourism Satellite Accounts (published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics) by providing state measures for both the direct and indirect contribution of tourism. The resulting total contribution of tourism to the state and national economies allows a better understanding of the economic dynamics of tourism within Australia.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: December 2013 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 12 Mar 2014
Travellers spent $51.5 billion on domestic overnight travel during the year ending December 2013; an increase of 3 per cent over the previous year. A substantial portion of the increase was due to domestic overnight holiday visitors, who spent $26.4 billion; a 4 per cent increase on the previous year.
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Driving dispersal of international visitors to South Australia and Northern Territory 5 Mar 2014
Tourism Research Australia—in partnership with the South Australian Tourism Commission and Tourism Northern Territory—conducted research to understand the major barriers to dispersal for those international holiday visitors to Australia who do not include South Australia or Northern Territory in their travel itineraries.
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Motivators and satisfaction of visitors to Tasmania 19 Feb 2014
Tourism Research Australia and Tourism Tasmania conducted a study to explore perceptions of Tasmania as a holiday destination. This report summarises the key findings from the research, and explores the key perceptions of Tasmania; core appeals driving visitation; and visitor satisfaction with holiday experiences, including willingness to re-visit Tasmania in the future.
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The International Education market in the Australian Capital Territory: Tourism impacts and opportunities 19 Feb 2014
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) and ‘VisitCanberra’ undertook research to determine the size and makeup of the international student population in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The report also identifies trends associated with the international market in the ACT, and collects information on the friends and relatives of the ACT’s international student population.
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International market reports
Chinese Visitor Satisfaction 28 Jan 2014
China is Australia’s fastest growing inbound tourism market and largest contributor to international visitor spending in Australia. By 2022−23, the number of Chinese visitors is forecast to increase from 685,000 to 1.4 million and their real inbound tourism expenditure from $4.4 billion to $8.2 billion. Given the China market’s significance and potential for further growth, this research was undertaken by Tourism Research Australia—on behalf of Tourism Australia—to better understand the drivers ...
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Small-Scale Accommodation Survey: Evaluation Report 21 Jan 2014
This report is an evaluation of the Small-Scale Accommodation Survey. The survey (ceased in October 2013) was developed to provide reliable information to help grow the accommodation sector through improved business planning, and to provide industry and governments with a deeper understanding of sectoral performance.
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State of the Industry 2013: Update Issue 1 24 Dec 2013
The State of the Industry updates assess the performance of the Australian tourism industry and highlights longer-term issues affecting its performance.
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Tourism Ready Reckoner: September quarter 2013 24 Dec 2013
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the September quarter 2013.
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Tourism Satellite Account 2012–13 20 Dec 2013
This report provides a summary of the key results from the 2012-13 edition of the Tourism Satellite Account (ABS Cat. No 5249.0)
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: September 2013 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 11 Dec 2013
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2013. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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International market reports
Understanding dispersal of Asian visitors: The International Visitor Survey data mining project (summary) 9 Dec 2013
This research investigates dispersal of Asian visitors beyond the major gateway cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, during their visit to Australia. The research also examines other travel behaviours and trip satisfaction of Asian visitors.
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Strategies to assist tourism industry SMEs to engage with Asian markets (Full report) 6 Dec 2013
This research was undertaken by Tourism Research Australia (TRA), on behalf of Tourism Australia, as part of the Asia Marketing Fund (AMF) research. The AMF aims to attract more visitors from Asia – one of the world's fastest growing tourism regions.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: September 2013 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 4 Dec 2013
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2013, including information on the travel behaviour of international visitors at a state/territory and national level.
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Visitor Profile & Satisfaction Report – Victoria: Great Ocean Road 27 Nov 2013
Most commonly, visitors to the Great Ocean Road region in this study saw the sights, ate out and went to the beach. The majority of visitors to the Great Ocean Road region expected great coastal experiences and scenery, relaxation and rejuvenation, a place to spend quality time with family and friends and nature based experiences.
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An Assessment of Accessible Accommodation in Australia: Supply and Demand 18 Nov 2013
This report is the result of research to investigate issues relating to the long term supply and demand for accessible accommodation in Australia. In 2011, federal and state Tourism Ministers decided to investigate whether accessible room requirements for new buildings under Class 2 and Class 3 of the Building Code of Australia constituted a barrier to new accommodation. PricewaterhouseCoopers was subsequently commissioned to undertake the study. The report is published here on the TRA website d ...
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The Whitsundays - Converting the Considering! 13 Nov 2013
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) and Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) undertook research during April, May and June 2013 to explore visitor consideration of the Whitsundays as a tropical coastal or tropical island holiday destination, and how best to convert those that ‘would consider a Whitsundays holiday’ into visitors. The results revealed several opportunities. This report summarises the key survey findings and outlines seven opportunities for future planning and development to help conve ...
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Visitor Profile & Satisfaction Report – Queensland: Gold Coast 11 Nov 2013
Visitors to the Gold Coast that participated in this study typically went to the beach, ate out and went shopping. While on the Gold Coast, respondents expected to be able to spend quality time with family and friends, relax and rejuvenate, a warm and welcoming holiday atmosphere and a great range of dining options. Overall respondents were satisfied with their visit to the Gold Coast. They were particularly satisfied with the beaches and quality accommodation.
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Tourism Ready Reckoner  1 Nov 2013
The Tourism Ready Reckoner provides a snapshot of the Australian tourism industry for the June quarter 2013.
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State of the Industry 2013 29 Oct 2013
The State of the Industry 2013 assesses the performance of the Australian tourism industry and highlights longer-term issues affecting its performance.
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International market reports
Strategies to assist tourism industry SMEs to engage with Asian markets (Executive summary) 28 Oct 2013
This research was undertaken by Tourism Research Australia (TRA), on behalf of Tourism Australia, as part of the Asia Marketing Fund (AMF) research. The AMF aims to attract more visitors from Asia - one of the world's fastest growing tourism regions.
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Tourism Businesses in Australia, June 2010 to June 2012 25 Oct 2013
Tourism Businesses in Australia reports various metrics on businesses in tourism related industries in Australia including numbers, employment, legal structure, location and financial performance.
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Tourism Forecasts, Spring 2013 25 Oct 2013
The Tourism Research Australia (TRA) tourism forecast publication provides ten-year forecasts for Australia’s inbound, domestic and outbound tourism sectors.
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Evaluating the Caravan Park and Self-Contained Traveller Sector in Western Australia 18 Oct 2013
This research provides an understanding of the current and emerging behaviours of caravan park users and those who travel in a relatively self-contained fashion in recreation vehicles in WA.
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Tourism Employment in Australia, 2011−12 to 2029−30 11 Oct 2013
This report examines the employment aspect of tourism supply. In particular, it studies the effects of tourism demand projections on employment generation for the state and territory economies over the period 2011−12 to 2029−30.
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Visitor Profile & Satisfaction Report – New South Wales: Newcastle 9 Oct 2013
Most commonly, visitors to Newcastle in this study saw the sights, ate out and shopped. The majority of visitors to Newcastle expected an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate, to experience beach and water activities, to tour around and explore, and to discover or learn something new. Respondents were generally satisfied with their visit to Newcastle, particularly with natural attractions. Beaches, bush and harbour, friendliness of locals, personal safety and security and local atmosphere were as ...
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Visitor Profile & Satisfaction Report – New South Wales: Albury 9 Oct 2013
Most commonly, visitors to Albury in this study shopped, ate out and saw the sights. The majority of visitors to Albury expected an opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends; to relax and rejuvenate; to tour around and explore; and to explore the river or Lake Hume. Respondents were generally satisfied with their visit to Albury, particularly with food and beverage, roads, shopping and entertainment.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: June 2013 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey 11 Sep 2013
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the June quarter 2013. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: June 2013 quarterly results of the International Visitor Survey 4 Sep 2013
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the June quarter 2013, including information on the travel behaviour of international visitors at a state/territory and national level.
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TRA Quarterly Issue 3 March 2013 31 Jul 2013
The TRA Quarterly is a 'one-stop-shop' for top line information on the Australian tourism industry.
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Tourism Operators' Digital Uptake Benchmark Survey 2013 Research Report 15 Jul 2013
This report contains the findings from the 2013 benchmark survey of tourism operators’ digital uptake in Australia, commissioned by Tourism Research Australia.
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State Tourism Satellite Accounts 2011–12 5 Jul 2013
Tourism Research Australia (TRA) supplements the national Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) with a similar set of TSA data expanded for all states and territories. The state TSAs go beyond the scope of the national TSA by providing state measures for both the direct and indirect contribution of tourism, and the resulting total contribution of tourism to the state and national economies. This provides a more complete picture of the contribution ...
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Tourism’s Contribution to the Australian Economy, 1997–98 to 2011–12 3 Jul 2013
This report presents a complete picture of the Australian tourism industry’s contribution to the economy. TRA’s estimates of tourism’s indirect and total economic contribution presented in this report complement the latest estimates of tourism’s direct contribution from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) Tourism Satellite Account (TSA)(ABS Cat. No. 5249.0). Results are presented for the period 1997–98 to 2011–12.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: March 2013 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 12 Jun 2013
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the March quarter 2013. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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Regional forecasts - Tables 7 Jun 2013
Regional Forecasts - Tables present forecasts of visitor nights in Australia’s states and territories over the coming decade.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: March 2013 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 5 Jun 2013
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the March quarter 2013, including information on the travel behaviour of international visitors at a state/territory and national level.
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Resources, Energy and Tourism China Review – June 2013 3 Jun 2013
The Resources, Energy and Tourism China Review – June 2013 is an annual publication that discusses developments in China and the Australian-Chinese economic and trade relationship. It contains an overview of the Chinese economy and analysis of issues in the resources, energy and tourism sectors compiled by BREE, Tourism Research Australia (TRA) and academics in the field by invitation.
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Tourism Investment
Tourism Investment Monitor 2013 27 May 2013
Tourism Research Australia's 2013 edition of the Tourism Investment Monitor provides an estimate of the total value of large scale projects in the tourism investment pipeline in 2012.
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TRA Quarterly, Issue 2 December 2012 3 May 2013
The TRA Quarterly is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for top line information on the Australian tourism industry.
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Forecast 2013, Issue 1 24 Apr 2013
Forecast 2013, Issue 1 presents the most likely outcome for tourism activity in Australia given past trends, current information and the impact of policy and industry changes.
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: December 2012 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 6 Mar 2013
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2012, including information on the travel behaviour of international visitors at a state/territory and national level.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: December 2012 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 6 Mar 2013
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2012. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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The Economic Impact of the Current Mining Boom on Australia's Tourism Industry 17 Jan 2013
This study looks at the economic impacts of the current mining boom at a state and territory level, including for leisure tourism (travel for the purposes of holiday, or to visit friends and relatives – VFR).
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Snapshots 2012 – China: First & repeat visitation 12 Dec 2012
This snapshot presents a profile of Chinese visitors who visited Australia for the first time, compared to those who made a return trip to Australia.
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National Visitor Survey results
Travel by Australians: September 2012 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 10 Dec 2012
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2012. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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International Visitor Survey results
International Visitors in Australia: September 2012 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 5 Dec 2012
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2012, including information on the travel behaviour of international visitors at a state/territory and national level.
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Strategic Regional Research, New South Wales: Visitor dispersal from Sydney to regional NSW 22 Nov 2012
This research project provides a comprehensive review of the Sydney fly-in leisure market and discusses the dispersal of these visitors into regional areas of New South Wales.
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State of the Industry 2012 31 Oct 2012
State of the Industry 2012 assesses macroeconomic trends, relevant to tourism business performance, and provides an update on how Australia’s tourism industry is tracking against its performance indicators.
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The Tourism Scorecard 2012 – Updated April 2013 31 Oct 2012
The 2012 Tourism Scorecard provides an overview of the performance of the Australian tourism industry and its many sectors in 2011–12, compared to the previous 12-month period. The Scorecard is presented in hierarchical form, with the key supply-side drivers of the tourism industry at the bottom of the diagram. These drivers underpin the performance of international and domestic overnight visitor expenditure, which in turn make up the Tourism Industry Potential performance. Day trip expenditure ...
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Forecast 2012 Issue 2 9 Oct 2012
Forecast 2012, Issue 2 presents the most likely outcome for tourism activity in Australia given past trends, current information and the impact of policy and industry changes.
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TRA Quarterly, Issue 1 September 2012 26 Sep 2012
The TRA Quarterly is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for top line information on the Australian tourism industry.
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Travel by Australians: June 2012 Quarterly Results of the National Visitor Survey 12 Sep 2012
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the June quarter 2012. It provides information on Australian resident travel within Australia, including overnight and day visits, and overseas travel (outbound).
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Visitor Profile & Satisfaction Report – Victoria: Marysville/Eildon 28 Aug 2012
This report profiles visitors to Marysville and Eildon, and reports on motivations for visiting the regions and visitor satisfaction.
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Visitor Profile & Satisfaction Report – Victoria: Phillip Island 28 Aug 2012
This report profiles visitors to Phillip Island, and reports on motivations for visiting the region and visitor satisfaction.
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Strategic Regional Research, Qld: Understanding the Queensland Touring Group 2 Aug 2012
This research profiles the Queensland Touring Group and their travel behaviour. It also reports on the direct economic impact of this group to the Queensland economy in terms of visitor expenditure and employment generation.
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Strategic Regional Research, ACT: Major Blockbuster Events in the ACT 2 Aug 2012
This study was undertaken to better understand the value of holding blockbuster exhibitions in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the potential for undertaking a major exhibition program.
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Strategic Regional Research – Western Australia: Evaluating the WA cruise visitor experience 27 Jul 2012
This study was commissioned by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) in partnership with Tourism Western Australia (Tourism WA) to gain a better understanding of cruise travel in Western Australia and passengers’ experiences at ports and destinations in the region.
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International Visitors in Australia: June 2012 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey 6 Jul 2012
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the June quarter 2012, including information on the travel behaviour of international visitors at a state/territory and national level.
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Tourism’s Contribution to the Australian Economy1997–98 to 2010–11 5 Apr 2012
This report provides estimates on tourism’s indirect and total economic contribution in the Australian economy. It complements the latest estimates of tourism’s direct contribution from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) (ABS Cat No 5249.0) and presents a complete picture of the Australian tourism industry’s contribution to the economy.
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Snapshots 2012 − Caravan or camping in Australia 7 Mar 2012
Domestic and international visitors stay in a range of accommodation while travelling in Australia. This snapshot presents information on the caravan or camping sector and a profile of domestic and international visitors who stayed in caravan or camping accommodation in 2011.
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Strategic Regional Research, SA: The impacts of regional Visitor Information Centres (VICs) on visitor behaviour in regional SA 29 Sep 2011
This study examines the extent of the impacts of Visitor Information Centres (VICs) on tourist behaviour in regional areas of South Australia. It is the first stage of a two-part research project investigating the impact and role of regional VICs to the South Australian tourism industry.
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Strategic Regional Research, SA: The role of Visitor Information Centres (VICs) in distributing tourism product in regional SA 29 Sep 2011
This study examines the role of Visitor Information Centres (VICs) in distributing tourism product in regional areas of South Australia. It is the second stage of a two-part research project investigating the impact and role of regional VICs to the South Australian tourism industry.
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Snapshots 2011 – Internet use in trip planning and booking 22 Sep 2011
This snapshot presents information on international and domestic visitors who used the internet as an information source for travel and as a tool for booking travel prior to commencing their trip.
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Snapshots 2011 – Indigenous tourism visitors in Australia 22 Sep 2011
Australia’s Indigenous culture is a key point of differentiation in a highly competitive international tourism market. This snapshot profiles international and domestic overnight Indigenous tourism visitors for 2010.
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Factors affecting the inbound tourism sector: the impact and implications of the Australian dollar 2 Jun 2011
Tourism, along with other trade-exposed sectors such as manufacturing, is prone to the risk of currency fluctuations (as well as many other economic risks). This paper explores the impact of the appreciating Australian dollar, together with a range of other factors, on the Australian tourism industry.
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What is driving Australians' travel choices? 2 Jun 2011
Australians’ travel choices are affected by many factors (both on the supply and demand side). This report explores the reasons behind the current shift away from domestic to international holidays.
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Snapshots 2009 – Nature tourism in Australia 6 Aug 2010
Domestic and international visitors participate in a range of activities while travelling in Australia. This snapshot presents a profile of visitors who participated in nature activities during 2009.
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Snapshots 2009 – Food and wine tourism in Australia 6 Aug 2010
This snapshot presents a profile of domestic and international visitors who visited at least one winery during their trip in Australia.
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Snapshots 2009 – Backpacker accommodation in Australia 6 Aug 2010
Domestic and international visitors stay in a range of accommodation while travelling in Australia. This snapshot presents a profile of visitors who used backpacker accommodation in 2009.
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Snapshots 2009 – Cultural and heritage tourism in Australia 6 Aug 2010
This snapshot presents a profile of domestic and international visitors who participated in cultural and heritage activities in Australia during 2009.