In September quarter 2008, total accommodation takings for hotels, motels and serviced apartments in Victoria with 15 or more rooms were $349.1m, an increase of 3.7% from September quarter 2007. The Melbourne Tourism Region accounted for the majority of Victoria's accommodation takings (77.3%).
The highest percentage growth in accommodation takings between September quarter 2007 and September quarter 2008 was recorded in the Tourism Region of Phillip Island (127.1%), followed by Lakes (39.0%) and Ballarat (17.1%). The largest decreases in accommodation takings were recorded in the Tourism Regions of Central Highlands (-16.0%), Macedon (-12.2%) and High Country (-10.0%).
PERCENTAGE CHANGE OF TAKINGS FROM ACCOMMODATION(a)
By Tourism Region -
September Quarter 2007 to September Quarter 2008
View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Tourist Accommodation, By Tourism Region - June Quarter 2008 (file size 50kB)