Tourist accommodation refers to establishments that provide mainly short-term (less than two months) non-residential accommodation to the general public.
Each quarter, the ABS publishes statistics for hotels, motels and guest houses and serviced apartments. For 2000 and 2003, statistics are also available for holiday flats, units and houses; caravan parks and visitor hostels.
HOTELS, MOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES AND SERVICED APARTMENTS
In Tasmania at the December quarter 2003, there were:
- 54 licensed hotels with facilities and 15 or more rooms
- 57 motels and guest houses with facilities and 15 or more rooms
There were 6,030 rooms available in hotels, motels and serviced apartments as at the December quarter 2003, with 48.8% of these in licensed hotels with facilities. The number of bed spaces totalled 17,837, with 46.0% of these in licensed hotels.
- 32 establishments offering serviced apartments and 15 or more units.
ACCOMMODATION CAPACITY(a)(b), Tasmania
|December quarter 2002|
|December Quarter 2003|
|(a) Applies to establishments with 15 or more rooms or units.|
(b) Break in time series between the March and June quarters 2003. In Tasmania, there were three establishments added in the June quarter 2003 as a result of frame maintenance.
Source: Tourist Accommodation, Australia (cat. no. 8635.0).