1318.3 - Qld Stats, Dec 2008
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QUEENSLAND HOTELS, MOTELS AND SERVICED APARTMENTS WITH 15 OR MORE ROOMS
In the June 2008 quarter, there were 1,116 hotels, motels and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms. These establishments had a guest room capacity of 60,422 rooms. The trend estimate of the room occupancy rate for Queensland (65.2%) was slightly higher than the national average (65.1%).
In the June 2008 quarter, Queensland hotels, motels and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms catered for 2.4 million guest arrivals. Queensland establishments reported the longest average length of stay for guests (2.6 days) of all states and territories. The national average was 2.2 days.
The trend estimate of the total accommodation takings for hotels, motels and serviced apartments with 15 rooms or more continued to increase. In the June 2008 quarter, accommodation takings rose by 0.9% to $527.7 million from the March 2008 quarter.
For more detailed information on Queensland's tourist accommodation, please refer to Tourist Accommodation, Australia (cat. no. 8635.0) and Tourist Accommodation, Small Area Data, Queensland (cat. no. 8635.3.55.001) or ring the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication and data cube are released quarterly.
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