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India elevates its position to 5th largest source market for Australia crossing 400,000-arrivals mark

Australian Bureau of Statistics has said that arrivals from India for the year-ended January 2024 stood at 402,200, which is 101% increase of 2019 levels. This is the first time that Tourism Australia has crossed the 400,000 arrivals-milestone from India.

India has also significantly improved its ranking to be the 5th largest inbound market for Tourism Australia in 2024, from number 7 in 2019. In the month of January 2024 alone, Australia witnessed 26,200 visitors from India, which is 106% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019. India has also significantly improved its ranking to be the 5th largest inbound market for Tourism Australia in 2024, from number 7 in 2019.

Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager – India & Gulf for Tourism Australia, said, “This resurgence of Indian tourists to Australia is a testament to the resilience and rebound of international travel, particularly from one of our most valued markets. This is a clear indicator of the strong desire for travel and exploration among the Indian travelers, who are drawn to Australia’s unique landscapes, wildlife, and the multicultural vibrancy of our cities.”

 

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