Publications and Research

Summer Visitation 2019/20 Report

The report shows that there continues to be seasonal variation and this year the impact of large scale fires and COVID-19 was evident with lower visitor numbers than previous years.

Over the decade, the All Resorts results have generally shown an annual trend increase in vehicle numbers of 3.1 per cent. However, this year the increase has dropped to 0.98 per cent.

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End of Season Report Winter 2019

During the 2019 winter season the resorts received a total of 933,000 visits and over 1.68 million visitor days. Total visitors and visitor days for winter 2019 decreased by 5 and 3 per cent respectively compared to winter 2018. Economic contribution for the winter season has been estimated at $1,061 million, generating approximately 9,866 jobs. Visitor survey results are consistent with previous years with a high level of visitor satisfaction at all resorts.

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Fact Sheet Winter 2019

During the 2019 winter season the resorts received a total of over 933,000 visits and over 1.68 million visitor days. Total visitors and visitor days for winter 2019 decreased by 5 and 3 per cent respectively compared to winter 2018. The 2019 winter season commenced with above average natural snow coverage, however, lower than average natural snow depth occurred in the lead up to the June/July school holidays. Economic contribution for the winter season has been estimated at $1,061 million, generating approximately 9,866 jobs. Visitor survey results are consistent with previous years with a high level of visitor satisfaction at all resorts.

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Summer Visitation 2018/19 Report

The Report shows that there continues to be seasonal variation, however visitation growth over the summer period is continuing to trend upwards, on average by 3.1 per cent per annum since occupancy surveys commenced in 2008/09.

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End of Season Report Winter 2018

During the 2018 winter season the resorts received a total of 982,000 visits and over 1.7 million visitor days. Visitation in 2018 was the highest it has been since comparable records were first collected in 1980. Total visitors and visitor days for winter 2017 increased by 33 and 25 per cent respectively compared to winter 2017.

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Fact Sheet Winter 2018

During the 2018 winter season the resorts received a total of over 982,000 visits and over 1.7 million visitor days. Total visitors and visitor days for winter 2018 increased by 4 and 7 per cent respectively compared to winter 2017. The 2018 winter season commenced with good natural snow coverage, with higher than average natural snow depth occurring in the lead up to the June/July school holidays. Economic contribution for the winter season has been estimated at $1,076 million, generating approximately 10,471 jobs. Visitor survey results are consistent with previous years with a high level of visitor satisfaction at all resorts.

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Summer Visitation 2017/18 Report

The Report shows that there continues to be seasonal variation, however visitation growth over the summer period is continuing to trend upwards, on average by 3.1 per cent per annum since occupancy surveys commenced in 2008/09.

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End of Season Report Winter 2017

During the 2017 winter season the resorts received a total of 941,000 visits and over 1.6 million visitor days. Visitation in 2017 was the highest it has been since comparable records were first collected in 1980. Total visitors and visitor days for winter 2017 increased by 23 and 16 per cent respectively compared to winter 2016.

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Fact Sheet Winter 2017

During the 2017 winter season the resorts received a total of 941,000 visits and over 1.6 million visitor days. Visitation in 2017 was the highest it has been since comparable records were first collected in 1980. The records show that the 2017 winter season commenced with little snow. From early August above average natural snow depth was sustained at higher than average levels for the rest of the season further enhancing snow depth. Economic contributions from the 2017 winter season reflected the high visitation levels. Visitor survey results are consistent with previous years with a high level of visitor satisfaction at all resorts.

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Green Season Research Report

This report conducted by EY Sweeney aims to provide qualitative data on green season attitudes and perceptions from a range of visitors and non-visitors. This information can be used for strategic planning and decision making by the alpine industry.

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Summer Visitation 2016/17 Report

The Report shows that there continues to be seasonal variation, however visitation growth over the summer period is continuing to trend upwards, on average by 2.9 per cent per annum since occupancy surveys commenced in 2008/09.

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End of Season Report Winter 2016

The report shows that the 2016 winter season again made use of extensive snow-making to supplement good natural snow falls to maintain visitation and economic activity until the end of the season at most resorts. During the 2016 snow season Victorian alpine resorts received 762,000 visitors and almost 1.4 million visitor days. This level of visitation represents a 12 per cent increase in visitors and a 5 per cent increase in visitor days compared to the 10 year average from 2006 to 2015.

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Fact Sheet Winter 2016

During the 2016 winter season the resorts received a total of 762,981 visits and almost 1.4 million visitor days. Visitation in 2016 was above average for the decade. The reports show that the 2016 winter season again made use of extensive snow-making to supplement good natural snow falls to maintain visitation and economic activity until the end of the season at most resorts. Visitor survey results are consistent with previous years with a high level of visitor satisfaction at all resorts.

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Summer Visitation 2015/16 Survey Report

The 2015/16 summer visitation survey, conducted at all Victoria Alpine Resorts from Melbourne Cup Weekend until Anzac Day, found that 205,100 vehicles visited the resorts. From the surveys it is estimated that 450,000 people visited the resorts during the 2015/16 summer period.

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End of Season Report Winter 2015

The report shows that the 2015 winter season again made use of extensive snow-making to supplement good natural snow falls to maintain visitation and economic activity until the end of the season at most resorts. Surveys also demonstrated that there was a high level of visitor satisfaction.

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Fact Sheet Winter 2015

This fact sheet provides a summary of data about the Victorian alpine resorts for the 2015 winter season.

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