NEWS: Aust Govt urged to loosen visa policies after disappointing year for tourism

Australia’s visa policies are inhibiting tourism potential and seeing it lose out on high-spending Asian visitors, according to a report released today by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC). The organisation’s 2014 Annual Economic Impact Report for Australia shows the economic contribution of Australia’s travel a tourism grew by just 1.7 per cent in 2013. WTTC president and CEO, David Scowsill said the Australian Federal Government needs to take action to ensure the sector is sustained in the long term. “The Australian Government can’t […]

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