Travel

Ski season could be another 'fruit rotting' moment

Brent Melville
Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Ski hills and hotels could struggle to contend with Aussie tourists.
Brent Melville
Wed, 14 Apr 2021
This winter's ski season could prove to be a “fruit rotting in the orchard” moment for the hospitality sector.This is because tourist and hotel operators are short of skilled and trained workers as they prepare for an influx of Australians with the coming trans-Tasman travel bubbleJames Doolan, strategic director of the 140-member Hotel Council Aotearoa (HCA) equates it to the horticulture sector having to leave crops to rot as they could not find enough specialised workers for the peak harvest season. He suggests it will b...

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