Today in TraveLegend we will bring you to the trip of Australia with Parineeti Chopra. Coinciding with the momentous occasion India’s Republic Day and Australia Day celebration on the same date, Bollywood Actress and “Friend of Australia” Parineeti Chopra released a series of videos that encapsulate herlecent holiday experience in the Australian States of Queensland and Northern Territory. As an advocacy campaign for Australian holidays, the videos will be promoted on media platforms to influence her followers and motivate potential travellers seeking an idyllic holiday destination. Adding a personal touch to the video showcasing Australia’s Sunshine State Queensland, the talented actress has sung the background score with lyrics that beautifully summarise the inherent vibrations of the place she visited. This is her first non-Bollywood song, after her recent hit single for movie she starred in. Commenting on the videos Parineeti Chopra said – ”I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Australia and the videos reflect every bit of fun I had there. From immersing in the aboriginal culture at Uluru to the fun and frolic in Queensland, I was fortunate to have and enriching experience of two completely different sides of the country. It is undoubtedly a must visit holiday destination”.
The videos feature a spectacular montage of iconic Aussie experiences. In the films, Parineeti Chopra can be seen cuddling a Koala, learning to surf at the Gold Coast, Getting a taste of Australia’s freshest produce enjoying a birds eye view of Surfers Paradise on the Skypoint climb, spotting whales, watching the sunset over the Red Centre in Uluru and standing amidst Brunce Munro’s beautiful art installation, ‘Field of Light’. Mr. Nishant Kashikar, Country Manager-India & Gulf, Tourism Australia further added, “We strongly believe in the power of advocacy and the potential of social media to influence choices. Showcasing the Australia through Parineeti’s journey helps reiterate Australia as a preferred holiday destination amongst high value travelers. India is currently the fastest growing inbound market for Australia and we look forward to a sustained increase in visitor arrival”.
For the year ended November 2017, Australia welcomed 298,000 Indian visitors recording a growth of 15% over previous year. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has recently extended online lodgement of Visitor Visa applications to all Indian nationals. The online application process provides more convenient option for Indians looking to visit Australia.