‘Our cities are changing’: Pandemic brings suburban ‘boom’ for hospitality


The pandemic has had lasting effects on the hospitality industry, according to a report by rostering platform Deputy, which found that the new normal will be shaped by changing cities and worker shortages, with the industry forecasted to need 140,000 new jobs filled over the next five years.

Deputy’s Staying Open: Future-Proofing Aussie Hospitality report outlines emerging industry trends, finding that wages for some professions are increasing, while hybrid work is transforming cities, boosting trade in suburban and regional centres but reducing trade in CBDs.

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