Australia a top destination for American luxury visitors | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

American high end travellers are strongly contributing to the extraordinary 22% growth in US visitation to Australia with international luxury travel network, Virtuoso, revealing a 20% growth in bookings out of the US for the second half of 2015. Virtuoso Asia Pacific Managing Director said the figures were proof that Australia is a strong international destination in the luxury field. "Australia has been on a steady climb for luxury travellers over the past few years and is one of the most popular destinations for American and Canadian high end visitors." Londregan specifically highlighted states such as Queensland (up 48%), Victoria (up 26%) and WA (up 11%) which were recording significantly increased bookings on 2014 with figures for the current year showing another year of growth.