Australia’s hospitality industry suffers from pandemic

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Australia’s hospitality industry suffers from pandemic

This is especially true for the hospitality industry, where restaurants, pubs and hotels remain hardest hit by COVID 19 after a large number of temporary visa holders left during the pandemic.

John Hart, the executive chairman of the Australian Chamber of Tourism, said he had five restaurants operating for five days out of a week instead of seven. Our recovery is 74 per cent of what it would be like if we had actually been able to staff all of our venues to the levels that we need to deliver the service experience. Modern Australia, one of the world's most successful multicultural nations, has been built on a history of migration with settlers from Britain, Greece, Italy, and more recently, the Middle East and Asia.

A Welcome Wall was unveiled in Sydney in September 2018, at the spot facing Darling Harbour and Pyrmont Bay, where many migrants first arrived in Australia.

The names of many new arrivals continue to be etched on the wall until today.

Mr Daryl Karp, director of the Australian National Maritime Museum who manages the memorial, said it was a living memorial or in recognition of people who arrived on this dock or very close to it, to be able to see themselves and reflect on the rich diversity that makes up Australia today.