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How did Australia attract one million Chinese tourists?

How did Australia attract one million Chinese tourists? | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

According to the latest ABS, Australia managed to hit the big one million mark in less than 15 years, with Chinese arrivals sky-rocketing from a mere 100,000 back in 2000 to what it is today. According to TA, it was Australia's recent visa reforms that made the country so much more attractive to the market. The tourism body acknowledged that the country's recent decision to open a new Australian Visa Application Centre in Chengdu, China made it easier for Chinese holidaymakers to secure their pass into the country. Additionally, streamlining the application process made it simpler for them to fly on over. Find out more. 

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Tour guides get lesson in outback experience

Tour guides get lesson in outback experience | The Insight Files | Scoop.it
A school for tour guides is underway in Queensland's west, to teach guides some of the finer points of outback culture and ecology.
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