Queensland Tourism Sector at Rock Bottom

QUEENSLAND’s tourism industry is “right at the bottom of the pits”, with expectations it will take some regions up to three months to fully rebuild.

That said, the government is trying to encourage visitors to the state, which has many businesses that thrive on the tourism dollar.

The sector is reportedly worth some $9.2 billion.

Billionaire businessman Bob Oatley told the AFR he expects it to take three months for some parts of Queensland to rebuild following fatal floods, and then cyclone Yasi.

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