Tourism Australia celebrates 50 year milestone

    Tourism Australia, via its official weekly newsletter, celebrated (17-May-2017) 50 years since the Australian Government started promoting Australia to business and leisure travellers. Over the past five decades Australia has grown from a destination attracting 220,000 overseas visitors and contributing AUD74 million (USD55 million) annually to one that welcomed, in 2016, over eight million visitors a year who spent AUD39 billion (USD29 billion).