In June quarter 2008, total accommodation takings for hotels, motels and serviced apartments in Victoria with 15 or more rooms were $341.6m, an increase of 13.4% from June quarter 2007. The Melbourne Tourism Region accounted for the majority of Victoria's accommodation takings (79.8%).
The highest percentage growth in accommodation takings between June quarter 2007 and June quarter 2008 occurred in the Tourism Region of Phillip Island (65.4%), followed by Gippsland (27.3%) and Geelong (18.3%). The Tourism Regions of Central Highlands (-20.0%), Upper Yarra (-16.2%) and Central Murray (-3.5%) experienced decline in accommodation takings.
PERCENTAGE CHANGE OF TAKINGS FROM ACCOMMODATION(a),
By Tourism Region(b) -
June Quarter 2007 to June Quarter 2008
View underlying table as an Excel spreadsheet: 1367.2 Tourist Accommodation, By Tourism Region - June Quarter 2008 (file size 27kB)