Caravan & Camping critical to domestic tourism and regional Australia recovery based on latest figures
Industry remains at risk if sustainable support initiatives are not carefully considered
Accounting for 44% of all holiday nights across Australia, the latest insights from Tourism Research Australia for the September 2020 quarter again shows that caravan and camping is the most popular holiday accommodation type for Australians, as they come to terms with a COVID travel environment.
The insights revealed that over 1.9 million caravan and camping holidays were undertaken by Australians nationally, creating 8.4 million nights for the September Quarter 2020 alone. While this represented a national decline of –28% and –14% respectively from 2019, this was well ahead of broader tourism numbers.
CEO of Caravan Industry Association of Australia, Stuart Lamont said “We welcome the