International visitor arrivals Aug 16

International visitor arrivals increased by 11.3% in the year ending August 2016, more than 341,000 extra visitors over the previous year.

Most markets are performing very well, with Australia up 6.3% or 81,088 more visitors, China up 26.1% or an additional 83,728 visitors and the USA up 12.7%, or 30,000 more visitors for the year ending August 2016.

The winter season (June, July and August) saw an additional 67,552 (12%) more visitors across all markets compared with winter 2015.

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