Australia – Becoming a Staple for Tourism and Travel!

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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

A recent report which exposes a dip in the Aussie dollar has actually strengthened Australia’s tourism industry.

In fact, the Australia Bureau of Statistics points toward an increase of 5.7% more travellers who took advantage of short term visits in April 2012, in contrast to last year, around the same time.

Numbers in short term visits even grew, with 508,000 entrances to the country for the month of April 2012, which was up over entrances from March 2012.

Australian Burreau of StatisticsMany travellers are seeking out world-renowned destinations such as: Ayers Rock, the Parliament House, and the Great Barrier Reef.

The Australia Bureau of Statistics suggest, short term vacations taken by residents of Australia were up 5.6% in April 2012, relative to this same time last year, as nearly 674,000 Australians embarked upon brief trips outside of the country, which was up 0.7% from March 2012.

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