The 2020 pandemic and previous years’ overtourism issues showed us both the benefits, the relevance, and the limits of the tourism, hospitality and leisure industries for society. We cannot foresee the future, but we can listen to challenges and start developing solutions.
So far we have received more than 900 responses in which these questions have been discussed::
In the name of the global tourism family, many thanks to every single one of you for the inspiring feedback. Your replies are summarized in the sections below.
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Organizations that will lobby global governments on behalf of the economy to create a more stable business environment. (July, 2020)
Core business, our whole revenue is based on travelers of all segments. (April, 2020)
It will be hard to open our own tourism businesses, which action will we have to take, and how long will it take, to have those opportunities back as were presented to us, before the crisis. (April, 2020)
How tourism will survive this year and what else this year can bring us. (July, 2020)
My ideas are for local restaurants to make "survival kits" of whatever their specialty is. If it's a pizza shop then "make your own pizza kits". If it's a bakery then you could have "make your own cookies kit". These are little ways to make money and give people something fun to do this this scary, unpredictable time. (April, 2020)
Knowledge from being a general manager in a huge hostel. Project Management in a digital association. Online Marketing. Connecting technologies and trends to use them for business models for growth strategies. Motivation, enthusiasm and a "never give up, your survival is just an idea away" mentality! (May, 2020)
State aid. (August, 2020)
A solution for bars to deliver cocktails already exists in Austria, Graz:
The protests of stay in place orders. (April, 2020)
I am really curios about how the Covid-19 pandemic will change our world and our society. I think we can learn a lot of things from the crisis and reorient new. But I am also concerned about how the world will change and which developments are going to happen in the future. I hope people think careful and learn from the crisis. (June, 2020)