The Importance of the Tourism Industry to the Economic Condition of Australia

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The Sydney Convention Centre PHASE 1 Regardless of where a person is living, tourism is going to be an adequate necessary in everyone's life. Australia, being a country full of amazing views and serene atmosphere, the landscape and scenery has surely attracted majority of people from all over the world. Tourism attained earnings of $13.1 billion in 1995. (Hamal, 1996, 1) Back in 1996, these warnings were expected to augment to about 8.8 percent every year to $30.6 billion in 2005 (Australian Buearea of Statistics, 2010-11). Thus, taking in view the increase from the 1990s to 2000s, the industry is bound to increase $23 billion actually. (Hamal, 1996, 1) The major attractions of the country include the Great Barrier Reef that has been able to attraction more than two million tourists from all over the world every year (Outlook for the Reef, 2011). It is important for the tourism industry to manage this are carefully as many people come here and camp. There are some environmental concerns of tourism in this area as the people who come here and camp are a threat to the reef. However, not much of damage has been done to the reefs by the people who come here for camping and for commercial marine tourism. The other major attraction after the Great Barrier Reef is the Opera House in Sydney. It has also managed to attract millions of tourists from all over the world every year. Apart from the places, some of the events that were held in Australia also attracted a great deal
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