In September quarter 2010, total accommodation takings for hotels, motels and serviced apartments in Victoria with 15 or more rooms was $380.0 million, an increase of 12.3% from September quarter 2009. The Melbourne Tourism Region accounted for the majority of Victoria's accommodation takings (77.0%).
Details of SLAs, the composition of tourism regions and maps of tourism regions are provided in the ABS publication Tourism Region Maps and Correspondence File (cat. no. 9503.0.55.001).
The largest percentage growth in accommodation takings between September quarter 2009 and September quarter 2010 was recorded in the Tourism Region of Central Highlands (21.9%) followed by Central Murray (15.9%) and Melbourne (15.2%). Six Tourism Regions experienced a decrease over the same period, with Murray East (45.3%) and Ballarat (7.6%) Tourism Regions experiencing the largest decreases.
Change in takings from accommodation(a),
By Tourism Region(b) -
September quarter 2009 to September 2010
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