International visitor survey results

International visitors to Australia spent $42.5 billion in the year to June 2018, an increase of five per cent, according to Tourism Research Australia’s latest International Visitor Survey. Tourism Australia has published an international tourism snapshot showing the arrivals, spend and aviation statistics for the 15 international markets it operates in.

Melbourne Leisurefest

              In an age where leisure and lifestyle have taken on a new meaning, the Caravan Industry Association of Victoria are proud to once again conduct the Melburne Leisurefest to showcase the very best in caravans, recreational vehicles, 4×4 vehicles and accessories and lifestyle and outdoor camping accessories. Melbourne … Read More

LEGO® caravan earns GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title

  Caravanning Queensland together with Top Parks are officially the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title holders for the world’s largest LEGO® caravan. The LEGO® caravan is a life-size replica of an iconic 1973 Viscount Royal and features 288, 630 individual LEGO® bricks. The project was commissioned to celebrate the 50th annual Queensland Caravan, Camping & … Read More

Educational initiative to be broadcast on national television

In July, Caravan Industry Association of Australia and Tourism Central Australia came together to create a “Real-Life Classroom” initiative, supported by Apollo Motorhome Holidays and Ted’s Cameras. This initiative is designed to not only bring caravan and camping holidays front-of-mind for families, but also highlight the educational opportunities available around Australia and the tourism experiences … Read More

Latest international arrival figures

Australia welcomed 9.1 million international visitors for the year ending July 2018, up six per cent which equates to an extra 512,000 visitors compared to the previous year. For the month of July 2018 international visitor arrivals were 774,400, up by 3.8 percent compared to July 2017.

Caravan industry attracting prime-time media attention

Throughout the month of August, the caravan industry has received significant media attention regarding some fascinating industry research. Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s reports on the growing Chinese tourism market and the caravan industry’s contribution to the Australian economy both proved popular, with the research attracting interest from tourism bodies and media including multiple ABC … Read More

Win a Weekender promotion to showcase caravan and camping

$1.9 million partnership with Jayco, Dometic, Top Parks and NewsCorp Pre-promotion has now officially begun, with entries opening from July 1. Caravan Industry Association of Australia has partnered with Jayco, Dometic, Top Parks and NewsCorp to showcase the caravan and camping lifestyle through the new Win a Weekender competition. Readers and digital subscribers of all … Read More