Visitor figures on the improve

August 8, 2023 7:37 pm in by

There’s been a 66-percent increase in visitors to the Southern Highlands Visitor Information Centre in the past year.

Co-coordinator of tourism and events Libby Bain said they’ve seen growth across all areas.

“We’re getting more people into the visitor centre in Mittagong and they’re spending more in store,

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“So our merchandise sales are up,”Ms. Bain said.

Visitor spend in the area is also up between April to June – and in April alone – there’s been an increase of 19-percent compared to last year.