Tourism Research Australia releases International Visitor Survey results for year ending Mar-2017

    Tourism Research Australia, on behalf of the Australia Government, released (07-Jun-2017) results of the International Visitor Survey for the year ending Mar-2017. Highlights of the results include:

    • Asia & USboth saw visitor growth of 14% year on year;
    • US had the highest expenditure per day at AUD264 (USD198);
    • India had the highest median stay at 28 nights;
    • South Korea had the largest percentage of first time visitors at 66%, followed by Germany with 55%;
    • 1Q2017 showed a 4% decrease in visitors from China, the first decrease since 2010;
    • China group travel fell by 15% year on year;
    • Victoria had the highest average spend per person at AUD2697 (USD2023).