An Australia Marketplace was held in Los Angeles last month. Its mission was simple; to promote trade and tourism from the United States coming out of two years of COVID-19.
Australia has a way to go to return to its 2019 numbers, when one million U.S. and Canadian travelers visited, spending $3 billion. Currently demand is estimated at about 65% of 2019 travel.
Travel from outside Australia was shut down for almost two years, several planes from Qantas and other carriers are still parked, and Australia is dealing with a worker shortage in tourism.
However, Australia has a significant advantage in addition to
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