Tourism Australia, the federal government and Austrade have grouped up to attract foreign and domestic financiers, hoping to invest in tourism developments in the country.
Declared in Melbourne recently, the tourism venture project has accumulated a folio of seventy five tourism projects in Australia which require investment.Government expects that this will assist achieve its target of increasing the rate of tourism from its present $70 billion per year to $140 billion per year by year 2020.
Investment projects programmed include a 5 star hotel on Perth waterfront, development of a nature retreat on Kangaroo Island of South Australia, fifty-storey Gold Coast hotel, redevelopment of Hotel Windsor of Melbourne, eco-safari tent camp at the Airlie Beach of Queensland, lodging on Aboriginal land in Northern Territory, a wilderness hotel at Lake St Clair in Tasmania and $6 billion Barangaroo expansion on Sydney harbor.
The project has also shaped a Tourism Investment Monitor, which outlining tourism information to potential financiers. It says there is presently $42 billion at present being considered or committed for Australian tourism projects, although that to achieve the target of earning $140 billion per year, additional investment is required in transport, accommodation and leisure attractions as well as experiences.
Martin Ferguson, Tourism Minister said that Australia hoped to be turn as the most of the Asian boom by starting its tourism industry to both visitors and investors. He said that, by year 2020 Australia could have over 1 million tourists from China every year, which spends $9 billion on a yearly basis.
The government of Australia is hanging out `open for business' signal for tourism. Felicia Mariani, Australian Tourism Export Council MD welcomed the project, saying the industry required another 40,000 to 70,000 lodging rooms to get its 2020 goals.
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