Indian tourists flocking to Australia
Indian Tourists Flock Australia.
Melbourne: Indian tourists are flocking to see beauty of Australia, taking the total number of overseas travellers from the region to over 134,000 from January to October this year, a report said.
According to latest data of Tourism Australia, a total of 134,000 visitors from India visited Australia during October this year, an increase of 9.5 per cent as compared to the same period previous year.
According to its Tourism Forecast Committee report released earlier this year, visitor arrivals from India were predicted to rise by 7.5 per cent and 7.6 per cent to 1,63,800 in 2012-13 and 176,300 in 2013-14 respectively.
"Markets expected to experience strongest gains in visitor volumes in 2012–13 are China (15.9 per cent), Malaysia (13.9 per cent), Singapore (12.5 per cent) and India (7.5 per cent)," it said.
"This revision represents a difference of 6500 more visitors in aggregate.