Asian markets give Australian inbound tourism a boost | The Insight Files |

A surge in the number of tourists from China, India and Singapore is expected to help drive strong growth in inbound tourism to Australia in the current financial year, says a new report from Tourism Research Australia. The State of the Industry report forecasts growth of 10.5% for China, 6.6% for India and 5.8% for Singapore. Last year, Asian markets accounted for 47% of total Australian tourism exports. This financial year, international visitor spending is expected to rise by 6% to $33 billion, with total spending including domestic tourism and day trips rising to $105 billion.