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Gary Cronin of Exportise blogs on Australian tourism: what impact will the strong Australian dollar have on the flailing Australian tourism market?

A rise in visitors from China and India has failed to buoy Australia’s tourism industry, with recent events in Japan blamed for an overall slump in overseas departures and arrivals.

Tourism Australia’s $1.5 million gamble to bring Oprah to Australia is starting to pay off, with initial data recording an increase in American travel bookings. Tourism Australia’s managing director Andrew McEvoy said it was a little early to start popping champagne corks, but there are suggestions the ‘Oprah effect’ is working.

China's demand for Australia's services has pushed the USA from the top spot as Australia's largest services export market. Exports to...

The 2010/11 summer was a big one for tourism in Australia. Despite flooding in various parts of the country and a rising Australian...