“How to practice responsible tourism during COVID-19”
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It covers important topics such as:
How Coronavirus impacted the events industry worldwide, but also led to innovations like virtual conferences and digital events capable of reaching global audiences.
How events might look like during (and after) the pandemic, and how event planners can ensure food hygiene, safety, and social distancing.
Why it’s more important than ever to plan for inclusivity and accessibility (e.g. captioning, sign language interpretation, audio descriptions) – whether it’s an in-person, virtual, or hybrid event.
Other useful disability awareness and event planning resources – found in the other chapters of the guide.
- Data-rich insights on how COVID-19 affected global tourism (UNWTO estimates the loss of 120mn jobs due to travel restrictions).
- How millions embraced ‘virtual travel’ during lockdown via virtual museum and landmark experiences, and live streams of events, zoos, and even the Northern Lights.
- What safe and responsible travel would look like post-pandemic: from travel bubbles, incentivized domestic tours, to contactless innovations and digital health passports, all aimed at reducing infections as countries restart their tourism.
- Useful advice, resources, and other essential information to keep people safe and well-informed as they begin to plan their holidays.