Australia: Domestic Tourism Limited by State Border Closures

Travel and Tourism | Australia

Many countries in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region have restricted entry to international travellers during the pandemic, resulting in larger negative impacts on inbound travel compared to elsewhere. However, it has also allowed the spread of the virus to be controlled relatively effectively, thus presenting the potential for a quicker return to domestic tourism. Indeed, the estimated decline in domestic hotel guests in APAC in 2020 (30%, and 26% excluding China) is the smallest of any region.

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