home, two of the fastest growing destinations for 2018 were in Tasmania, according to Wotif. New Norfolk, in Tassie’s southeast, has experienced a rise in demand (year on year) of more than 70 per cent, while Coles Bay, on the east coast, has seen an increase of nearly 50 per cent. Other up-and-coming towns include Scamander, Alonnah and St Marys.
“Tassie’s delicious food, rich heritage and multitude of wineries and boutique breweries are now more than ever enticing Aussies to visit, along with the unique nature experiences that have long become synonymous with the island state,” says Wotif ’s Chris Milligan.
whimsical $55 million Ovolo The Valley, and The Westin Brisbane, where guests can request to go running with the concierge as part of a wellness focus.
“Brisbane’s inner city has welcomed six new hotels this year, reinforcing the fact that our state’s capital is increasingly becoming a destination of choice for today’s traveller,” says Tourism and Events Queensland chief executive officer Leanne Coddington. “Over the past year, Brisbane has experienced record visitor numbers as a result of the city’s growing reputation as a tourism destination,” she adds.
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