Why Invest

Why Invest in Australia

Considerable Infrastructure  Investment

Australia’s growing population and economy are driving major upgrades and expansions of urban and regional infrastructure.

Increasing Tourism to Australia

In the 2016 financial year, overnight visitors to Australia increased by 5% to 327 million visitor nights

Accessibility

Qantas Group CEO, Alan Joyce, has stated that with the introduction of the Dreamliner 787-900 will revolutionise non-stop travel to Australia. This is evidenced by the introduction in March 2018 of non-stop flights between Europe and Australia

Tourism in Australia

The Australian tourism industry is strong and is expected to continue to grow on the back of increased investment in infrastructure, improved accessibility to Australia and a concerted political focus on growing the tourism market.

The tourism industry continues to thrive under the Turnbull Government, with visitor numbers and spend continuing their strong trajectory. In the year ended March 2016, the tourism industry contributed:

  • $116.7 billion to Australia's GDP (which represents an increase by 9% on the previous year); and
  • supported over 1 million Australian jobs.

Tourism Investment Opportunity

"The current strength of the tourism investment pipeline is supported by continued investor appetite for Australian tourism infrastructure investment projects. Demand for tourism services also continues to go from strength to strength, increasing the importance of the industry’s contribution to the Australian economy."

Hotel Performance

According to Deloitte Access Economics, considerable growth in tourism demand over the next three years will drive strong hotel performance. The accommodation industry can expect:

International Visitors

Total tourism spend to March 2016 by international visitors = $38.1 BILLION Up 17% on previous year

The major tourism markets for Australia include:

Hilton has the number 1 brand recognition in all of Australia Tourism source markets.It also has had the highest hotel brand recognition worldwide for over a century.Hilton is the most recognised hotel brand in the world.