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Aussie tourism boosted again as US TV comes to the country

The tourism sector was recently also boosted by the visit of British royals to the nation.
The Australian tourist sector could be about to receive yet another boost, after the US television series Modern Family aired an episode that was filmed in the nation. 

The episode, which saw the popular Dunphy clan from Modern Family visit the country was watched by more than 9.6 million Americans last week.

And as a result, Qantas has said it has seen a spike on activity on its website. It said that it expects to see the number of tourists visiting Australia from the US grow by some 25 per cent in the next few months.

It comes just a week after it was estimated that the visit of Prince William and his family would see a great rise in the number of Brits wanting to visit Australia.

Any spike in the number of Americans visiting the US will also follow on from a strong 2013, when there was a rise of 6.2 per cent in the number of American tourists in the nation.

Posted by Steve Douglas
 

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