What’s Driving Demand For Outbound Travel And Tourism?
Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous year, a new report from the World Tourism Organization shows. For the seventh year in a row, tourism exports grew faster than merchandise exports (+3%), reflecting solid demand for international travel in a generally robust economic environment.
The same report shows outbound tourism spending from Australia increased 10% year-on-year in 2018, making it one of the fastest growing of the world’s top 10 source markets.
- What key markets are performing well?
- What markets are ripe for growth?
- How are fares out of Australia performing
- Will a lower Australian Dollar force local travellers to holiday domestically rather than internationally?
Moderator: Tourism Futures International, Managing Director, Bob Cain
- Australia India Travel & Tourism Council, Chairman, Sandip Hor
- China Southern Airlines, Director of Sales and Marketing AUS & NZ, Kevin Xu
- Tourism New Zealand, General Manager Australia, Andrew Waddel