With New Zealand’s lockdown nearly half way through its one month current life expectancy we’d love to hear from travel agents in our special ‘Covid-19 survey – version one’.
Thai Prime Minister, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, has invoked an emergency decree across the nation, effective from now to 30 April 2020.
Travel agents are being asked to submit their Covid-19 experiences to the Travel Agents Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) so that it can be part of industry messaging ‘on the other side’.
It is imperative travel agents get serious about planning now to deal with the business downturn caused by Covid-19 impact, says an accountant who specialises in the sector.
The Travel Agents Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) is engaging with government to get its short, medium and long term views around the ‘sustainable contribution of tourism and travel to the economy.
Don't Mention the 'C' word in the travel industry
by Phnom Penh-based Lonely Planet writer, Nick Ray
Coronavirus, or the exotically named Covid-19, is the new 'C' word, at least in the world of travel and tourism. Media and social media hype are combining to create a crisis in the industry that will have repercussions long after the immediate hysteria subsides.