Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tag Archives: Australian travel

International tourism is the stand out performer in job generation

The June publication of the Overseas Arrivals and Departures figures shows that in trend terms, 733,100 international visitors came to Australia in June 2017, an increase of 6.3 percent from June the previous year. This release also rounds out the 2016-17 financial year, showing visitor numbers increased from 8.45 million in 2015-16 to 8.55 million in 2016-17.

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Travel tops tax return wish list for Australians

Almost half of Australians have identified they would prefer to use their tax return to fund travel than pay off their credit cards and debts, and three in five (59 percent) would choose travel over making investments, new research from G Adventures has shown.

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SA budget delivers lift for tourism

Budget measures announced in the 2017-18 South Australian Budget will deliver positive outcomes for small businesses in the state’s tourism and hospitality sectors, according to peak industry body Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA).

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Will regional tourism reach its 2020 goal?

With the Australian Government’s 2020 Tourism Industry Potential calling for overnight visitor expenditure to reach between $115 billion and $140 billion, Accomnews checked in with Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) National CEO, Carol Giuseppi, about the state of regional tourism in 2017.

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