The Australian tourism sector is booming thanks to the Asian appetite for travel, according to an industry report released yesterday, but there are concerns the industry is hampered by regulations. by Kirsten Robb
Australian tourism operators have given a bullish assessment of the industry in the latest TTF-Mastercard Tourism Industry Sentiment Survey, with the sector’s performance in the December quarter at the highest level ever recorded for the survey. by Engel Schmidl
It’s been just over a year since Airbnb first started operating in Australia, and already it has generated $214 million in economic activity throughout Sydney from 30,480 guests, according to a BIS Shrapnel study released today. by Myriam Robin
Travelling baby boomers, grey nomads and younger, adventure-seeking families are driving a rapid resurgence in caravan registrations at a time when traditional caravan park spots are in consistent decline, a new study has found. by Sunanda Creagh
Australian tourism businesses will be pleased a boost in Chinese tourist numbers could be on the horizon, as last night the Coalition committed to making it easier for Chinese visitors to obtain a visa. by Yolanda Redrup
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