• Tasmania's tourism industry booming with 307,000 international visitors

    8 days ago - By Travel and Tour World

    Tasmania is booming with international tourists. This island state is experiencing the biggest growth in visitor numbers of any state and territory, according to new figures.
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  • Outdoor activities and farm-gate visits fuel overseas tourism in Tasmania

    Outdoor activities and farm-gate visits fuel overseas tourism in Tasmania

    8 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Outdoor activities and farm-gate visits is fuelling overseas tourism in Tasmania. The island state is experiencing the biggest growth in visitor numbers of any state and territory as per current available numbers.
    The latest figures from Tourism Research Australia show that 307,000 international visitors came to Tasmania in the 12 months to September last year. That was up from 267,000 in the previous 12 months, marking a 15 per cent increase.
    Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham said that Tasmania's growth had largely been boosted by China.
    “Part of the lift in Tasmanian tourism can...
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  • The Mackay Marina on the Great Barrier Reef experienced record number of visitors

    The Mackay Marina on the Great Barrier Reef experienced record number of visitors

    8 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The Sunshine State experienced third-highest growth in terms of domestic tourism and expenditure countrywide, witnessing a 3 percent growth in homegrown visitors.
    In the meantime, overseas visitor numbers statewide rose 5 percent to 2.8 million.
    Federal Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham stated the growth in international visitors was good news for Queensland.
    “It's wonderful to see record numbers of international travellers keen to experience the magic of Queensland with its many iconic tourist destinations from the Sunshine Coast all the way up to the Daintree and even beyond,” he...
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