Hamilton Island is one of the many hospitality sectors that has been heavily affected by the pandemic. During this time, it is still facing some pressures due to staff shortages.
While many businesses are struggling to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic impact, there are still some obstacles when it comes to staff and the business’s ability to operate in the way they used to.
Hamilton Island Visits Cancelled
Many tourists and visitors were disappointed to find that their bookings were canceled with some having to re-check if the news is accurate.
According to 7News, The company maintains the island remains “very much open for business” despite the cancellations.
With the Omicron variant still going around, it is increasingly likely that Australia will reach the peak of the virus soon as reported by 9News. With countries like South Africa that have already passed the peak of the Omicron variant, Australian officials are hopeful that they will soon surpass the peak so that businesses like Hamilton Island can continue to operate normally.
Hospitality Sector Heavily Impacted
Due to the rise in infections, many employees in the housekeeping or hospitality sector are in isolation or have called in sick. This forces many restaurants to operate at hours that differ from the way they usually operate due to a shortage of staff.
Many businesses at this time are facing pressure with the rise in covid infections. In light of this, US research shows that the peak of the omicron variant might be reached within weeks instead of months which is essentially good news.
Now, visitors already at Hamilton Island will receive an update on what will take place or what they need to do following the cancellations of bookings.