Tourism and Service Management
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put the entire world on hold, and tourism has been among the economic sectors immediately affected by the global lockdown. While we cannot avert the crisis, by coming together, sharing our ideas and best practices, we can minimize the damage and ensure a smooth recovery. In this blog, we attempt to share the actual information on the effects of global COVID-19 pandemic on tourism sector, as well as the best practices and useful tools for managing the ongoing crisis and a subsequent post-crisis recovery.
UN WTO Virtual Summit: Travel and Tourism Leadership Summit. Can the industry bounce back after Covid-19?
Webinar: COVID-19 Impact on the Global Hotel Industry for t-Forum
On April 30, t-Forum 2020 has hosted a webinar "COVID-19 Impact on the Global Hotel Industry for t-Forum" moderated by senior vice president of research at STR, Dr. Stephen Wood.
The recording of the webinar is available under the link.
Tourism Economics presented a report on the economic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis of city tourism, offering outlook for the future.
- Tourism Recovery Technical Assistance Package by UNWTO
- UNWTO Recommendations for recovery. Supporting jobs and economies through travel and tourism
- TRINET Tourism Crisis Recovery Checklist
TRINET, which is an electronic discussion forum of over 3,000 tourism researchers and educators worldwide, is seeking to assist with knowledge in this crisis. The group has put together the document - Tourism Crisis Recovery Checklist, which summaizes the extant research and best practices in tourism crisis management that may be helpful in the times of the pandemic, but also for post-COVID industry recovery and management.