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Annual Report 2016-2017 Tourism NT

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Title

Annual Report 2016-2017 Tourism NT

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Tabled paper 571

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Tabled papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2017-11-23

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Deemed

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

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English

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Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/277052

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/424351

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8 9Tourism NT Annual Report 2016-17 Tourism NT Annual Report 2016-17 Introduction H I G H L I G H T S Overnight visitor expenditure in the Northern Territory reached $2.5 billion, a 10 percent year on year increase, as a result of increased spend from both interstate and international travellers Total overnight visitors grew by 5 percent to 1.9 million, which was slightly lower than the national result of 5.5 percent growth. As a result, visitor market share held steady at 1.9 percent Total visitor nights were up by 3.3 percent to 13.3 million nights, resulting in an average length of stay of 7 nights International visitors to the Northern Territory were estimated at 302 000. This 8.2 percent year on year increase shows early signs of recovery after the lows experienced in 2013 Domestic overnight visitors were up 4.4 percent to 1.6 million due to an increase in leisure travel (holiday and visiting friends and relatives) by interstate visitors Total visitor expenditure in the NT DomesticCombined (total) International Overnight visitor expenditure ($ billion) M ar -0 8 Ju n 08 S ep -0 8 D ec -0 8 M ar -0 9 Ju n 09 S ep -0 9 D ec -0 9 M ar -1 0 Ju n 10 S ep -1 0 D ec -1 0 M ar -1 1 Ju n 11 S ep -1 1 D ec -1 1 M ar -1 2 Ju n 12 S ep -1 2 D ec -1 2 M ar -1 3 Ju n 13 S ep -1 3 D ec -1 3 M ar -1 4 Ju n 14 S ep -1 4 D ec -1 4* M ar -1 5 Ju n 15 S ep -1 5 D ec -1 5 M ar -1 6 Ju n 16 D ec -1 6 M ar -1 7 Ju n 17 S ep -1 6 Rolling annual (year ending) 1.0 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.0 0.5 Graphs derived by Tourism NT from Tourism Research Australias National and International Visitor Surveys, year ending June 2017 *Change in National Visitor Survey methodology from 2014 - domestic and combined estimates are not directly comparable to previous years Total visitors to the NT DomesticCombined (total) International Overnight visitor numbers ('000s) 200 400 0 600 800 1,000 1,200 1,400 1,600 1,800 2,000 Rolling annual (year ending) 1,914 1,612 302 M ar -0 8 Ju n 08 S ep -0 8 D ec -0 8 M ar -0 9 Ju n 09 S ep -0 9 D ec -0 9 M ar -1 0 Ju n 10 S ep -1 0 D ec -1 0 M ar -1 1 Ju n 11 S ep -1 1 D ec -1 1 M ar -1 2 Ju n 12 S ep -1 2 D ec -1 2 M ar -1 3 Ju n 13 S ep -1 3 D ec -1 3 M ar -1 4 Ju n 14 S ep -1 4 D ec -1 4* M ar -1 5 Ju n 15 S ep -1 5 D ec -1 5 M ar -1 6 Ju n 16 D ec -1 6 M ar -1 7 Ju n 17 S ep -1 6 Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre, Alice Springs 01


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