About: Rutger Smits

Director, AHS Advisory

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Tourism Industry Trends Update, July 2013

Tourism & Transport Forum – 2013 Q1 Edition Australian Tourism Highlights International travel to Australia increased 4.9% in the year ending March, with 6.2 million visitors to our shores1. Outbound travel by Australians increased at a slower rate, up 4.2% over the same period to reach 8.3 million departures –...
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National Accommodation Barometer, 2012 Q4 Edition

The TTF-HOSTPLUS National Accommodation Barometer tracks key accommodation sector performance metrics across Australian capital cities and iconic tourism destinations.  The Barometer also highlights the performance of selected other regions, including beach holiday destinations, mining and resources areas, and wine tourism regions. Capital and Major Cities Growth in the Capital Cities Index eased...
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Australian Tourism Forecast, Issue 1, April 2013

Tourism Research Australia – Tourism Forecasting Committee Economic conditions remain mixed across a number of Australia’s key international markets, with strong growth in emerging markets accompanied by patchy recovery in advanced economies. Sovereign debt issues continue to undermine confidence in our traditional markets in Europe and beyond, though the US economy has...
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