Podcast: Planes, trains and a whole lot of pain: Tourism and COVID-19

11 May 2020

Cruise ships stuck at sea, airlines going into voluntary administration, borders closed and travellers racing deadlines to get home. There’s no doubt the travel and tourism industry was an early victim of COVID-19.

But what does recovery look like? Academy of Social Science for Australia (ASSA) Fellow and tourism expert, Professor Sara Dolnicar, talks to Ginger Gorman on the Seriously Social podcast, to discuss what the tourism industry of the future might look like.

Professor Dolnicar explains why COVID-19 may act as a global reset for the tourism industry – including changed tourist behaviour, modified ways of doing business, the impact on the workforce, and the opportunity to help rebuild the tourism sector in a more environmentally friendly way.

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