Tourism Research Australia (TRA) stated (11-Apr-2021) the improvement in domestic travel continued in Jan-2021, despite localised coronavirus outbreaks. Key details include:
- Australians took more overnight trips in Jan-2021 than at any time since the start of the pandemic;
- The New Year holiday period saw most states and territories record increases in visitors and spend;
- Intrastate travel continued to drive the recovery in domestic overnight travel from the lows of Apr-2020 and May-2020. Intrastate overnight visitors were up 3% to 7.7 million and spend was up 17% to AUD5.3 billion (USD4 billion).