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Research / April 5, 2021

Australian Hospitality Outlook: Staycations & Loving Local

While vaccination programs continue to roll-out worldwide, international borders remain closed for Australians. Unable to travel abroad for the immediate future, ‘Staycations’ will be top of bucket-lists as they explore the best of what domestic travel has to offer. Australia’s regional towns, and the hospitality venues they home, are resilient and vibrant.

Australians are staunch supporters of these regional towns and believe the current limits on international travel present an ideal opportunity to support their hospitality businesses. Download this report for key stats on Australian sentiment including:

  • 52% of Australian respondents think it’s important to support regional towns and their hospitality industry
  • 36% of Australians are more likely to visit restaurants recommended by friends or family than those they don’t know
  • Post-pandemic, 26% of Australians are more comfortable visiting a restaurant in regional Australia than a major city