25 February TRA releases International Visitor Survey February 25, 2020 By Jenny Le General Tourism Research Australia, TRA, International Visitor Survey 0 Tourism Research Australia has released the results of their International Visitor Survey (IVS) for the year ending September 2019 showed that Visitors, Visitor Nights and Expenditure demonstrated growth overall, however on a market by market basis we are seeing some concerning trends. The report showed that there was a significant decline in our fourth largest visitor market, United Kingdom with visitors down 4.3%, nights down 7.4% and expenditure down 4.8%. There was flat growth in New Zealand visitor nights (0.6%) and in USA visitor nights (0.9%). In terms of performance of the Capital City Accommodation Market, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin continued to show significant declines in visitor nights across all accommodation, with Hobart showing the biggest decline of 30.1%. Please click here for a copy of the Association’s summary analysis of the impact on the accommodation sector. Related Articles TRA releases National Visitor Survey On the 21 January 2020, Tourism Research Australia released the results of the domestic travel survey for the period to year ending September 2019. Digital Driver Licence Checker Readiness Survey As we move closer to the statewide rollout of the Digital Driver Licence, Service NSW requires you to share the below survey with your network. The purpose of the survey is to highlight any knowledge gaps we need to address in order to ensure checkers in NSW can confidently check and accept the digital licence. Our plan to back Australia's tourism industry and create more jobs Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, Simon Birmingham, says a re-elected Morrison Government will continue to grow Australia's $136 billion tourism industry as part of our plan to keep the economy strong and generate another 1.25 million jobs across Australia $25 million global marketing campaign launched As part of the Government’s $75 million bushfire recovery fund, $25 million was allocated to Tourism Australia to boost international campaign activities. Investing in regional tourism Will Hodgman, Premier & Minister for Tourism, Hospitality and Events, says tourism fuels our state's economy and contributes more than $3 billion to gross state product, while supporting around 38,000 jobs - 15.6% of total employment across the state. Vivid shines light on Sydney businesses Businesses in the CBD are being encouraged to prepare for a bustling period when Sydney is transformed into a luminous and radiant city during the Vivid Festival later this month. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.