In his latest book, Covid-19 & Travel: Impacts, Responses and Outcomes, Dr. Simon Hudson discusses why the coronavirus pandemic makes 2020 a defining moment in the history of tourism and hospitality and reviews what the industry is doing well - and maybe not so well. As usual, his insights are well-informed and valuable to all of us.
Let's admit it: many remain fearful as the US economy reopens. Fortunately, we are past the stage where people think our choice is between saving lives or the economy. The issue has matured: we are learning to balance the risk to health with the risk to livelihoods.
Just ten days ago, our strategy to deal with coronavirus played out in days. Then it became hours. Now, just minutes go by before new developments require a response. The seriousness of the situation has accelerated with the pace. Travel bans, school closings, new cases and increases in morbidity and mortality are all in the news in just the last 24 hours.
The best tourism experts bring years of experience to destinations around the world by helping develop, expand, manage or re-imagine tourism strategy in a competitive and constantly evolving industry. In the first of a three-part series, we show you how TEI meets six critical criteria you should look for in making a consulting decision.
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