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UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism generates US$ 1.4 trillion in export earnings

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer: International tourism generates US$ 1.4 trillion in export earnings | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

"Total export earnings generated by international tourism in 2013 reached US$ 1.4 trillion. Receipts earned by destinations from international visitors grew by 5% to reach US$ 1159 billion, while an additional US$ 218 billion was earned by international passenger transport."

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Deloitte: Tourism among 'Fantastic Five' growth industries set to replace mining in contribution to GDP

Deloitte: Tourism among 'Fantastic Five' growth industries set to replace mining in contribution to GDP | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

"Deloitte Access Economics has named tourism one of its ‘Fantastic Five’ growth industries over the next 20 years. This comes shortly after the ABS data revealing that 75% of Australian internet users have bought products online, with the most popular types of purchases being travel, accommodation, and tickets."

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big ben's curator insight, March 27, 2014 12:04 PM

Tourism one of the "Fantastic five" growth industries over the next 20 years. 

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Good news as traditional markets head back to Australia

Good news as traditional markets head back to Australia | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

"Visitors from Australia’s traditional tourism markets – Britain, the US and Europe – are heading back to Australia in droves and international visitors are spending almost AUD 29 billion a year.

The figures emerge from the latest International Visitor Survey results, measuring Australia’s export tourism performance in the 12 months to December 2013. Tourism Research Australia released the results yesterday."

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