In December quarter 2008, total accommodation takings for hotels, motels and serviced apartments in Victoria with 15 or more rooms were $364.2m, an increase of 3.1% from December quarter 2007. The Melbourne Tourism Region accounted for the majority of Victoria's accommodation takings (78.3%).
The highest percentage growth in accommodation takings between December quarter 2007 and December quarter 2008 was recorded in the Tourism Region of Spa Country (83.8%), followed by Phillip Island (78.7%) and Central Highlands (26.3%). The largest decreases in accommodation takings were recorded in the Tourism Regions of Wimmera (-18.1%), Macedon (-10.2%) and Goulburn (-8.4%).
View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Tourist Accommodation, By Tourism Region - December Quarter 2008 (file size 50kB)