Casino tourism is real Ferguson

first_imgCasino tourism “is real” according to Tourism Minister Martin Ferguson, who is arguing that the country and government need to accept it as one component to attract visitors.Mr Ferguson told media that casinos open opportunities for new hotel investments stressed it is only one aspect of an extensive international tourism strategy, The Age reported.”Unfortunately, this is a fact of life – high-roller tourism is big-yield tourism,” Mr Ferguson said. Mr Ferguson’s comments come as James Packer expresses interest in expanding his gaming business and the Government focuses on problem gambling reforms.According to media, the Gillard government has attempted to distinguish a boundary between the social welfare of problem gambling and the international appeal component. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img