The International Visitor Survey (IVS) results released on Tuesday 12 December show that for the year ending September 2017 Victoria welcomed 2.8 million international visitors and outperformed key national competitors for average spend and visitor nights.
China still leads the charge for number of visitors with almost 600,000 people spending $2.7 billion in the year to September 2017.
Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, including Australia's premier spa region, posted particularly impressive results welcoming 43.6 per cent more visitors than the year before.
Other regional hotspots also recorded increases, including the Great Ocean Road (up 10.9 per cent), Victoria’s High Country (up 10.7 per cent), Phillip Island (up 9.1 per cent) and the Mornington Peninsula (up 8.4 per cent).
For more detailed information go to http://www.business.vic.gov.au/tourism-industry-resources/research/international-research
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