Restaurants with rooms offer broader regional experience

With nearly half the nation’s tourism dollar ($18.8 billion, according to the Australian Regional Tourism Network) spent in regional Australia, the adult sleepover is shaping the future of the hospitality industry. Luxury properties such as Jonah’s and Manfredi at Bells in NSW, and Lake House and the Royal Mail in Victoria – joined by the celebrated Brae in Birregurra next year – show the dining experience is increasingly a key driver in regional tourism. For the owners, it’s not just about adding a room charge to the dinner bill; it’s about connecting people, produce and a sense of place. READ MORE at Financial Review…

By enricgomez.com