Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Japan spent an estimated US$ 27.9 billion on tourism in 2012

Japanese Customer suitcase copyright peter hanami 2007
Picture: Japanese customer with suitcase


"International Tourism expenditure in 2012 in billions $US

US 83.5
Britain 52.3
Japan 27.9
Australia 27.6"

Source: World Tourism Association, Australian Trade Commission, WSJ

Article: Out of a hole
By Ross Kelly & Rebecca Thurlow
The Weekend Australian, 
April 26-27, 2014, page 31