Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo, said the AAM will collect detailed information on occupancy rates and business takings, following similar principles to the previous Survey of Tourist Accommodation, and will include participation from hotels, motels and serviced apartments across metropolitan and regional Australia. “STR will undertake year-round engagement with accommodation providers and hotel associations to collate the data and ensure accurate reporting,” Ciobo said. “To ensure the data is useful for industry to provide year-on-year analysis, STR will generate data for 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19. Get the full story at Hotel Management