Mixed bag for winter tourism from SA. Some are feeling the pinch of cutting interstate and international travelers

According to the sector industry council, it is a mixed bag for tourist bookings ahead of South Australia’s winter school holidays.

A record number of intrastate travelers has supported the industry during the pandemic, but this winter could be different with the opening of national borders and some international borders.

SA Tourism Industry Council chief executive Shaun de Bruyn said there was “not a consistent picture” across the state.

“There are a lot of South Australians coming into the state, there are interstate visitors coming in,” he said.

“But obviously at the same time we see international borders opening up and South Australians going overseas. »

Adelaide Airport expects 30,000 people to pass through on Friday. (ABC News: Evelyn Manfield)

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