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Key results

The 2021-22 tourism investment pipeline consisted of 244 projects with a value of $44.3 billion. The pipeline grew by $1.5 billion (up 3.6%) and 19 projects (up 8.4%) compared with the 2020-21 pipeline of $42.8 billion and 225 projects.

The Tourism Investment Monitor investigates 3 key tourism segments. These are the characteristics identified for 2021-22:

  • aviation – 14 projects valued at $16.7 billion
  • arts, recreation, and business services – 78 projects valued at $16.1 billion
  • accommodation – 152 projects valued at $11.5 billion. These projects have the potential to contribute 23,000 rooms to the national accommodation supply.

The 2021-22 pipeline groups projects by phase. In 2021-22, there were:

  • 34 projects valued at $12.6 billion in the proposed phase
  • 128 projects valued at $15.7 billion in the planning phase
  • 82 projects valued at $16.1 billion in the under-construction phase.

About the report

The Tourism Investment Monitor reports on:

  • recent trends
  • the location of projects, by state and territory
  • progress through stages of the development timeline.

The pipeline includes stand-alone accommodation projects. It excludes mixed-use developments from the total. It contains separate analysis of the value and volume of mixed-use projects with a tourism component.

Data sources

The investment pipeline uses 3 key data sources:

  • Deloitte Access Economics’ Investment Monitor
  • STR Global Asia Pacific’s Pipeline Database
  • investment authorities within state and territory governments.

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