Skip to main content
130955

International Visitor Survey 2017

THEMES
/ 12 Dec 2017
More international visitors than ever before are coming to Victoria

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


This content can be shared and edited for the purpose of promoting Victoria as a visitor destination. Not for use in paid advertising. Please credit Visit Victoria.


RECENT ARTICLES


What’s New? April 2019

Food and drink - Victoria / 4 Apr 2019

The latest openings, news and updates from around Victoria.

read more

Top 10: South Gippsland

Top 10/Best of lists / 4 Apr 2019

The untapped rolling hills of South Gippsland are a foodies’ destination to be discovered.

read more

What's On? April 2019

Events, festivals & exhibitions / 4 Apr 2019

The temperature cools, but the opportunity to embrace events in Melbourne doesn’t as April rolls around.

read more