Travel Daily

TA details impact


A NEW series of destinatio­n profiles across the country compiled by Tourism Australia reveal the full impact of the first year of COVID restrictio­ns have had on domestic tourism.

The reports showed that Sydney suffered a 67% drop in spend during 2020 compared to 2019, while hotel occupancy also fell by 65% over the 2019/20 period.

Meanwhile Melbourne witnessed a 70% plummet in spend last year, while domestic inbound flights dropped by 24%.

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