The National Visitor Survey snapshot for the month of March 2022 has been published by Tourism Research Australia (TRA). It provides statistics on how Australian residents travelled in your state or territory and nationally during this period.
March 2022 saw continued improvement in interstate travel compared to a COVID-19 impacted March 2021. Although results were still down on pre-pandemic levels, March saw the third best result for interstate travel since the beginning of the pandemic. This was particularly the case for visitor numbers and nights spent away. A positive sign was that overnight spend was up on pre-pandemic levels.
The increase in spend when compared to March 2019 showed: New South Wales (NSW) – up 11%, with increased spending on:
- food and drink
Read more on the TRA website