Archive for the ‘statistics’ Category

Aboriginal cultural experiences to lead new tourism strategy in the Northern Territory

Posted on: May 1st, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Thousands of years before the first stone was cut for the Pyramids of Giza or Olympians competed on the tracks of ancient Greece, Jamie Brooks‘s ancestors were painting rocks near [...] read more...

What is Australia Inc? The new message to WHM from TA

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 2 Comments

WHAT IS AUSTRALIA INC.? ( Tourism Australia’s message to potential Working Holiday Makers). Australian Inc. of course is not a real company but rather a conduit to the (already existing) jobs and experiences offered [...] read more...

Record number of youth & adventure sellers attend ATE in Perth

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Tourism Australia’s premier annual business-to-business event for promoting Australia’s tourism experiences to the international travel trade drew to a close after celebrating its 40th year in Perth last week. Organised by Tourism Australia in partnership with host‐state partner, Tourism WA, [...] read more...

International Visitors Survey stats show backpacker sector struggling

Posted on: April 3rd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 3 Comments

Not pretty! Is the best way to describe the latest IVS stats from Tourism Australia. The backpacker sector was down 3.8% for visitors in the December 2018 quarter based on [...] read more...

Kakadu tourism on the rise

Posted on: February 5th, 2019 by Mike Barrow No Comments

New data shows visitation to Kakadu National Park has reached its highest point in a decade, despite grim outlooks for the Northern Territory‘s tourism sector elsewhere. Meryl Triggs from the [...] read more...