International Visitors In Australia

By March 2019, the number of international visitors in Australia is 8.5 million, 3% higher than last year. As for the purpose of trips, education and business-related trips recorded an increase (7% respectively). Top 5 markets are #China(1.3million), #NewZealand(1.3million), #India(343,000), #UK(673,000) and #US(750,000). #India continued as the strongest market, where visitors are mainly for #VFR purposes. Tourism AustraliaAustralia.comDestination NSWAustralian Tourism Export CouncilTourism Research Australia See … Continue reading International Visitors In Australia

Asia is the future of Australia’s inbound tourism, not just China

Tourism Australia MD & CEO John O’Sullivan has one key theme throughout his keynote and panel discussions: While China is important to inbound growth, we should not be ignoring other Asian markets. The insightful video includes Asia Tourism Growth Outlook and the panel covering the topic named Facilitating the expansion- Are Australia and New Zealand … Continue reading Asia is the future of Australia’s inbound tourism, not just China

ASIA PACIFIC: Regional Tourism Trends

Are you interested in the Asia Pacific tourism market? Asia Pacific recorded 324 million tourist arrivals in 2017, close to a quarter of the world's total. The report from Horwath HTL provides insightful information about tourism trends in Asia Pacific areas. - Top 5 popular destination cities are Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul.- Top 3 original … Continue reading ASIA PACIFIC: Regional Tourism Trends

The Avoidable War: Reflections on U.S.-China Relations and the End of Strategic Engagement

The Asia Society has released a series of 6 talks from former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.  The transition we are experiencing moving from Globalisation and Free Markets to that of Slowbalisation and Nationalism is a worrying macro trend, however, not necessarily something that has to continue to take the course it may appear to be leaning towards. … Continue reading The Avoidable War: Reflections on U.S.-China Relations and the End of Strategic Engagement

No Lull for Luxury

No Lull for Luxury Plenty of talk out of Davos about "Slowbalisation", markets are volatile, China is slowing, Nationalism is running wild, uncertainty it seems is at an all-time high.  But not for LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault... He sees things very differently; rising demand from Asia with a discerning Chinese consumer. The Chinese are spending … Continue reading No Lull for Luxury