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Australia’s ‘Best Jobs’ finalists arrive Down Under

SYDNEY, Australia - After a tough contest involving more than 600,000 applicants worldwide, the 18 finalists in the running for Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' have finally arrived in Aus

Ferguson: Australian arrivals from China up 17 percent

The number of Chinese visitors heading Down Under has outstripped the UK, making the Middle Kingdom Australia's second biggest market behind New Zealand.

Asian tourism to Australia up 6.5 percent

Asian tourists are continuing to lead a revival in Australian tourism, with more than six million international tourists arriving on Australian shores for the first time in the past year.

Australian tourism to recruit Chinese students and indigenous Australians

Early retirees, Chinese students and indigenous Australians will be targeted as employees in a plan to boost often-criticised service standards in the tourism industry.

Value of Australia’s tourism industry likely to top $100 billion

The value of the tourism industry to Australia's economy is likely to top $100 billion this year for the first time, research shows.

Tourism Australia targets China

Chinese viewers will be the first to see the next round of ads promoting Australia to the world, as the government tries to woo the fastest-growing source of inbound tourists.

Australia must adapt for Chinese tourism boom

The Australian travel industry must adapt to meet the coming boom in the outbound market from China.

Chinese contribution to Australia’s tourism could top $6 billion

Australians feeling guilty about their overseas jaunts at the expense of local tourism destinations take heart - the Chinese are coming.

More Brits heading Down Under

New Travel Trends 2012 report has revealed that Australia and New Zealand are seeing a resurgence of interest from the British traveling public.

Australia in danger of missing Chinese tourism boat

SYDNEY, Australia - Despite the latest research that suggests Australia's fragmented tourism sector is in danger of missing the boat on China's booming global outbound tourism market, some tourism exp

The new face of Australian tourism is from Beijing

The new face of Australian tourism is from Beijing not Birmingham and prefers designer handbags to well-worn rucksacks.

Big-spending Chinese: Australia’s most valuable tourists

Big-spending Chinese tourists have surpassed the United Kingdom as Australia's most valuable tourism market.