How Tourism Works

Each year more than 10.3 million international and domestic visitors travel to and around Western Australia. Visitors come to WA for a holiday, to attend events, for business, to study or to visit friends and relatives. Visitors spend more than $9.6 billion during their trip in Western Australia.

As visitors travel around WA. the money they spend creates 97,000 jobs across 31,000 businesses in transport, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, retail, food & beverage, attractions, tours, education and more.

State funding for tourism marketing and events creates new jobs by attracting more visitors and tourism dollars to WA.

How tourism works for you

To see who works in tourism click here.

To see where tourism jobs are located click here.

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