Packer criticises Australian tourism

first_imgImage: Tony Ashby Source = ETB News: P.T. “We risk in Australia sometimes falling into the trap of not being realistic about what’s happening in the world,” Mr Packer said during an interview with Macquarie radio this week. “If you look at the biggest tourism success stories in the world they’re man-made attractions.” Australian business mogul and entrepreneur James Packer claims “Australian tourism has underperformed dramatically” and international tourists are yearning for man-made attractions.center_img Following the NSW Government’s endorsement of the corporate magnate’s AU$1.5 billion Barangaroo casino development in Sydney, Mr Packer highlighted the need for manufactured magnetisms. Mr Packer believes the rise of China and the beginning of the Asian Century is upon us and Australia stands to benefit immensely in terms of tourism development and commercial opportunities. “When these people come they will spend money in Sydney and New South Wales and that will create taxes, that will create jobs, that will create on-spend and I think there will be a big economic benefit for everyone,” Mr Packer said.last_img

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