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Australia grows as a tourist hotspot for Indian visitors

Changing face of Australian tourism takes yet another turn as more Indians visit the nation.
The Australian tourism market has seen a changing face time and again in the past few years, with the nation becoming popular with travellers from a number of different countries from around the globe.

Up until a few years ago, British tourists were the most common visitors that would be seen in Australia, but this has started to change as more and more American and Chinese tourists have started to visit.

And now it seems another change is in order, with Indian nationals now increasingly coming to Australia, according to figures published by Tourism Australia.

The official organisation said that in the first six months of the year 82,500 Indian tourists came to visit the nation, which was a 19 per cent increase when compared to a year ago.

It puts India into tenth place overall on the list of nations providing the most visitors to Australia.

Still top of the rankings is New Zealand, with more people making the short hop across the sea than from any other country. 

Posted by Ravin Chatlani

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