About tourism research

The provision of robust research and analysis for the tourism industry and governments is critical. Research provides the evidence base to support tourism policy, investment, planning and marketing, and enables the industry to position itself to respond to changing market and economic conditions.

Tourism Research Australia

Tourism Research Australia (TRA) is a professionally independent agency located within Austrade. It is the leading tourism economics and research body for the Australian Government. TRA provides tourism data and analysis to underpin government tourism policy development and to inform industry’s operational and investment decisions.