In­ter­na­tional del­e­gates up

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LAT­EST fig­ures by the Aus­tralian Bu­reau of Statis­tics showed int’l vis­i­tors en­ter­ing Aus­tralia for con­ven­tions and con­fer­ences jumped by 9% based on a year-on-year com­par­i­son for the 12 months to Jun 2017.

For the pre­vi­ous fi­nan­cial year to Jun, there was 219,700 ar­rivals in Aus­tralia for busi­ness events, com­pared to 202,400 in the 2015/16 fi­nan­cial year.

In Jun, there was a to­tal of 17,400 ar­rivals into Aus­tralia for con­fer­ences, which trans­lates to a 27% in­crease from Jun 2016, where the fig­ure was only 13,700.

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