As of April 18, 45,194 hotel rooms had been booked at government authorized accommodation using the Global Business System, which does not include rooms that travellers have booked directly through hotels. Each of those bookings could include multiple rooms and or guests.
The majority of rooms have been booked in Toronto with 26,454 followed by Vancouver with 10,921.
About 49,000 air travellers representing 11 per cent of all air travellers have been exempt from having to stay in a hotel.
As for fines for those dodging the hotel, PHAC told CBC News that as of April 19, it is aware of 404 tickets given to travellers who didn’t book a hotel, or refused to stay in one.