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‘Desperate’ Australian hotels want overseas passenger caps raised to fill quarantine rooms – The Guardian

Industry boss says many city hotels are ‘running at under 10% occupancy’ and want to participate in quarantine program

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Australian hotels are absolutely desperate for more business and are prepared to participate in quarantine programs to boost capacity for returned travellers if the government eases the strict cap on international passenger arrivals.
Michael Johnson, the chief executive of Tourism Accommodation Australia, a division of the Australian Hotels Association, said that the government had justified the cap as a way to ease pressure on hotel quarantine, but it was more in place to slow the process, fro…

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