Tourism spending in Australia tops USD81bn in 2017

    Australia‘s Minister for Trade, Tourism & Investment Steve Ciobo reported (28-Mar-2018) record tourism spending in Australia of nearly AUD106 billion for 2017, an increase of 6% year-on-year. Domestic tourist spending was AUD64.5 billion (USD49.6 billion), up 6%. International tourist spending was AUD41.3 billion, also up 6%. [more – original PR]