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Tourism spending in regional Victoria eclipses Melbourne for the first time – The Age

While some operators are struggling to attract as many interstate visitors as they would like, Melburnians are flocking to regional destinations.

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However, about one in four Victorians said they intended to travel regionally over the Easter break the highest proportion in the country.
COVID-19 outbreaks and subsequent lockdowns such as that in Victoria in February and in Brisbane this week have made would-be travellers less willing to cross state borders, dashing the hopes of tourism operators who had been hoping that interstate tourism would offset the loss of international visitors.
Victorian Tourism Industry Council chief Felicia Mariani…

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