Publication: BW Hotelier
The key to a sector’s survival is to look for alternative businesses and immediate solutions to boost the travel industry will be through domestic travel in 2020-21.
THE GLOBAL travel and tourism industry has been hit drastically by the outbreak of Coronavirus. According to World Travel & Tourism Council reports that 75 million people’s jobs are on stake and the borders of other countries will be sealed for over the next 6 months.
As per travel professionals and entrepreneurs, this catastrophe had put International travel, inbound or outbound on a standstill for a very long period. The key to a sector’s survival is to look for alternative businesses and immediate solutions to boost the travel industry will be through domestic travel in 2020-21.
The Covid19 attack has rushed many travel companies to revamp their targets, strategy and plans for the year. To sustain the segment; travel companies would need
* Government support
* Job security and financial exclusions for travel entrepreneurs
* High medical and precautionary measures to revive normalcy
* Coronavirus medical certifications
* Govt. should continue with precautions to ensure safety of people like temperature checks at railway stations and airports, public awareness etc.
Shalini Raj, Founder, Journey Weavers, a travel boutique consultancy company says, “The way our government handling things is commendable. We should be proud of the country and contribute to making it bigger with our individual efforts. We are going to emphasize the importance of beautiful India and create an emotional connection through social media and other marketing platforms.”
Link – http://bwhotelier.businessworld.in/article/Domestic-Travel-can-Boost-the-Indian-Travel-Industry-After-Lockdown-Journey-Weavers-/13-04-2020-188971/