Cultural Attractions of Australia this week released a document about the significance of cultural tourism.
The organisation, which launched last year, says cultural tourism growth has outpaced total tourism growth at a rate of 23 per cent to 19 per cent over the past five years.
Three in every 10 international visitors attend a museum of gallery while in Australia.
Harnessing One of Australia’s Fastest-Growing Tourism Segments is available to download here.
Australian Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia are among the 16 founding members of Cultural Attractions of Australia. The organisation provides a single point of contact for travellers, trade partners and media to access premium, behind-the-scenes cultural experiences in iconic locations, offered exclusively by its member organisations.