Tourism Australia: Overnight visitor growth to ACT has exceeded national growth rates

    Tourism Australia reported (01-Dec-2017) the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has strong growth in overnight visitor numbers over the past few years. Growth has exceeded national growth rates, a “positive indicator of Canberra’s growing popularity”. Arrivals highlights for the 12 months to Jun-2016:

    • Domestic visitors (overnight & domestic days): 4.5 million, +18.4% year-on-year;
    • Domestic overnight visitor nights: +1.3%;
    • International visitors: 203,000, +13.4%;
    • International overnight visitor nights: +8.9%. [more – original PR]