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Western Victoria Boosts Caravan Accommodation to Attract More Visitors

The Andrews Labor Government has launched an initiative to boost caravan accommodation across Western Victoria. The aim is to attract more visitors to the Wimmera Southern Mallee region, allowing them to stay longer and tour the region’s epic silo art trail. 

The new accommodation facilities are ready for overnight guests, thanks to the government’s significant investment in improving outdoor and caravan accommodation facilities.

Existing accommodation providers in the region, such as Cave Hill Creek, offer a variety of services and facilities. They are part of the wide variety of caravan and holiday parks across Victoria, catering to different budgets and preferences. 

From budget-friendly options to luxury stays, there’s something for every type of caravan tourist in Victoria, according to a press release.

Victoria offers various road trips and itineraries, which could be attractive to caravan tourists who enjoy exploring different landscapes and attractions. 

The top-rated caravan parks in South Western Victoria, including Ingenia Holidays Queenscliff Beacon, NRMA Ballarat Holiday Park Beacon Resort, Great Ocean Road Halls Gap Lakeside Tourist Park, and Great Ocean Road Tourist Park, offer excellent facilities and picturesque locations.

The government’s AU$250 million Jobs Victoria Fund is aimed at creating jobs, some of which are likely related to the caravan initiative. The government has set a goal to upgrade caravan parks, with an investment of AU$4.6 million announced for improvements in three regional parks. 

These upgrades will enhance the facilities and services offered to tourists, making their stay more comfortable and enjoyable.

The accommodation initiative is complete and ready for booking, made possible by the Labor Government’s AU$2.8 million investment across five local government areas in the region. There have been 14 caravan parks upgraded across Horsham Hindmarsh, West Wimmera, Yarriambiack, and others. 

These upgrades will not only provide better facilities for tourists but also create jobs and boost the local economy.

Earlier this year, Victorians scored 41 new and upgraded campsites as part of a AU$105.6-million-dollar investment in nature-based tourism by the Andrews Labor government. These new and upgraded campsites will provide more options for tourists and help accommodate the increasing demand for caravan tourism.

Accuracy in tourism accommodation statistics is fundamental. However, minimizing both the variance and bias of the estimate is a challenge due to the trade-off between the two. The government and the tourism industry are working together to ensure that the statistics accurately reflect the situation on the ground.

The hospitality and tourism industry is accelerating some of its longstanding priorities in the areas of sustainability, efficiency, innovation, and technology. These priorities align with the government’s initiative to boost caravan accommodation, which aims to provide sustainable and efficient accommodation options for tourists.

The United States attracts millions of tourists to its famous cities, national parks, and entertainment options. Similarly, Victoria, with its diverse landscapes and attractions, aims to attract more tourists through its caravan accommodation initiative.

The number of nights spent in hotels, holiday and other short-stay accommodation, and campsites increased in 2021 compared with 2020. This increase in demand has led to a shortage of supply, with customers expecting a 12-month wait for some products, as per an ABC News AU report.

The government’s initiative to boost caravan accommodation aims to address this shortage and meet the increasing demand.

The initiative to boost caravan accommodation across Western Victoria is a significant step towards enhancing the state’s tourism industry. The initiative aligns with the industry’s priorities of sustainability, efficiency, innovation, and technology, and aims to meet the increasing demand for caravan tourism

As Victoria continues to enhance its tourism offerings, it is well on its way to becoming a top destination for caravan tourists.

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February 18, 2024 12:06 pm

Uncover the mysterious gems of Western Victoria in the improved caravan parks, offering comfort and excitement. Delve into the breathtaking natural landscapes!


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