“Delaying the return of international travel until at least mid-May, could mean the Travel & Tourism sector simply won’t survive.”
Illustrating the devastating demise of tourism in 2020, international tourist arrivals to Europe dropped 70%.
VisitBritain’s inbound tourism forecast for 2021 is predicting the first signs of a slow recovery for overseas visits to the UK.
Harmonised health protocols and coordinated contact-tracing technologies can prevent further outbreaks.
The electronic quarantine tag recently introduced in Singapore has the potential to rattle the number of international departures from the country, as it is yet another aspect that will elevate consumer angst and postpone recovery for neighboring Asian destinations, according to GlobalData
The responsible restart of tourism is underway around the world as growing numbers of destinations ease COVID-19 related travel restrictions and adapt to the new reality.
Meetings, incentives, conferencing and exhibitions (MICE) tourism was one of the first types of tourism to be impacted by the global spread of COVID-19 and it could be one of the last to fully return as international business arrivals are projected to fall by 35.3% in 2020.