Australia receives record number of overseas tourists

As per the recent Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) statistics Australia had approximately 30% increase in visa applications for tourist visa.

“The Australian labour market benefits from increased numbers of tourists and working holiday makers,” “Despite the high value of the Australian dollar, our strong economy and unique natural and cultural attractions have drawn a record high number of international visitors and working holiday makers.”

The country received almost 2 million visitors in between July-December 2012. Asian tourists, mostly from India, China & Singapore contributed significantly to the country’s economy.

 “We are making it easier than ever for tourists from the Asian region to visit Australia and contribute to our economic and cultural growth, with the progressive expansion of online lodgment this year,” “We need to be able to take advantage of the increased tourist markets, and our online visa lodgment system is part of our improved service for visitors.”

Documents required for Australia Tourist Visa are:

  • Valid passport
  • Funds
  • Accommodation arrangement
  • Health & travel insurance

Know more about Australia tourism and the visa requirements, call now on 1800 103 1555.

Posted On : 03 July,2013