Hotel and tourism contributes significantly to the growth and development of the Australian economy.TURNOVER RATES IN FRESH CATERING The Australian tourism industry contributed about 10.9% ($136.2 billion) to the country’s GDP in 2016 and it was forecasted to increase by 3.3% in 2017. The industry accounts for more than 12.5% of the total employment in 2016 but it was projected to fall by 1.7% in 2017. This shows that the industry is very important in the economic growth and development of the country.
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