25 February TRA releases National Visitor Survey February 25, 2020 By Jenny Le General Tourism Research Australia, TRA, National Visitor Survey 0 On the 21 January 2020, Tourism Research Australia released the results of the domestic travel survey for the period to year ending September 2019. Domestic overnight travel continues to perform well with spend reaching $79.1 billion. The number of domestic overnight trips grew to 115.7 million, with visitors spending a total of 410 million nights in the Australian market. There was a 7.2% growth overall in domestic visitor nights into hotels, motels and serviced apartments (HMSA) in Capital City markets. ACT showed the greatest growth at 23.2%, followed by Adelaide (16.8%) and Sydney (11.5%). Hobart was the only capital city market with a decline of 3.4% in domestic visitor nights. Please click here for a copy of the Accommodation Association’s summary analysis of the impact on the accommodation sector. Related Articles TRA releases International Visitor Survey Tourism Research Australia has released the results of their International Visitor Survey (IVS) for the year ending September 2019. National Skilled Migration Program Survey The Federal Government has commenced a review of the Skilled Migration program settings. Digital Driver Licence Checker Readiness Survey As we move closer to the statewide rollout of the Digital Driver Licence, Service NSW requires you to share the below survey with your network. The purpose of the survey is to highlight any knowledge gaps we need to address in order to ensure checkers in NSW can confidently check and accept the digital licence. Our plan to back Australia's tourism industry and create more jobs Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, Simon Birmingham, says a re-elected Morrison Government will continue to grow Australia's $136 billion tourism industry as part of our plan to keep the economy strong and generate another 1.25 million jobs across Australia $25 million global marketing campaign launched As part of the Government’s $75 million bushfire recovery fund, $25 million was allocated to Tourism Australia to boost international campaign activities. Boutique becoming new normal, says report Boutique properties now represent up to 20 percent of Australia's hotel pipeline, moving the deliberately different sector into the mainstream. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.