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Australia Expecting Indian Tourists To Increase By Half A Million By 2020

Mon, Sep 23 2019

Australia Expecting Indian Tourists To Increase By Half A Million By 2020

The onset of T-20 world cup 2020 both men and women in Australia will become a huge economic contributor to the economy. The country is gearing up to welcome spectators from all across the globe. India is a leading source market for tourism in Australia. From the past five years, the Indian tourist numbers coming to the Kangaroo land has grown in double digits.

The T-20 Cricket World Cup will spread across 8 cities. The Women’s T20 Cricket Tournament is scheduled from 21st February to 8th March 2020. The Men’s T20 Cricket Tournament is scheduled from 18th October to 15th November 2020. The T-20 finals of both the World Cup’s will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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Thus, with the largest fan following of the cricket, Australia expects more than 100,000 tourists from across the globe to witness the high-voltage cricket fever.

Simon Birmingham, Tourism Minister has announced $5 million additional funding for Tourism Australia. The funding was meant to promote the T20 World Cup and increase the inflow of international tourists to Australia.

Australia is expecting a huge tourist number from India, Nishant Kashikar (Country Manager for Tourism Australia for India and the Gulf). He says that India is now the 6th largest source market for Australia in terms of spending, as quoted by The Hindu.

India is the fastest-growing source market for international tourists to Australia to have 300,000 Indian tourists by 2020 that was met 3 years earlier by December 2017. There were 372,100 Indian tourists in Australia by June 2019 which is an 11% increase as compared to the previous year.

Australia Tourist Visa allows candidates to come and explore the country for a short duration. Come and visit the country for 3, 6, 9 or 12 months at a stretch.

For further information in this regard, connect with the visa and immigration experts of Aptech Global. Contact the Australia Visa consultant to know more in this regard.

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