Tourism losses hit $3 billion as operators struggle to hold on

Updated April 29 2020 - 1:22am, first published 1:00am
Empty streets: Businesses in Margaret River, WA already feeling the pain of roadworks have had to contend with a dramatic drop in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: Bryan Timmons

The Western Australian tourism industry has lost $3.1 billion and more than 30,000 jobs as six months' worth of bookings were cancelled, and refunds paid to customers, following the implementation of WA's regional travel restrictions.

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