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​Tourism WA undertakes a number of strategic research projects. Please refer to the sections below for more information.


Perth hotel development report 

Perth’s hotel market is positioned to rapidly expand over the next five years as multiple new hotels enter the market.

Destination perceptions research 

Tourism WA commissioned research to find out how domestic consumers perceive key destinations in WA and how visitation to these areas could be ...

Visitor experience and expectations 

What do people think about their holidays in Western Australia? Did their WA holiday measure up to their expectations?

Cycle tourism research 

Tourism WA commissioned research to size and segment the domestic cycle tourism market.

Caravan and camping snapshot 

Snapshot on caravan and camping accommodation sector.

Drivers of repeat visitation 

A report on the drivers of repeat visitation in the domestic market, and opportunities to grow repeat visitation.

Perth Entertainment Precincts 

The Perth Entertainment Precincts report rates nine inner-city entertainment precincts.

Perth's Coastal Precincts 

The Perth’s Coastal Precincts report, commissioned by Tourism WA, looks at visitor appeal, activities undertaken and demographics at eight beaches.

Food and wine tourism 

An estimated 1.1 million visitors having participated in food and wine activities while on holiday or on a day trip to WA in 2013.

Influence of WA visitor centres on tourist behaviour 

Research on the effectiveness of visitor centres in WA, their impact on visitor behaviour, and how their offering can be improved.

Understanding passenger expectations of regional airports 

As the capacity and infrastructure of regional airports in WA grows, it’s important to understand the needs and preferences of their users.

WA Aboriginal tourism snapshot 

Tourism WA has undertaken research to better understand visitor experiences in Western Australia.

Last Reviewed: 2018-05-02