Archive for the ‘statistics’ Category

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

Posted on: April 22nd, 2019 by Mike Barrow No 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 No Comments

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 1 Comment

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...

Tasmania’s tourism boom driven by inbound Chinese

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

A boom in outdoor activities and farm-gate visits is fuelling overseas tourism in Tasmania, with the island state experiencing the biggest growth in visitor numbers of any state and territory, [...] read more...