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Tourism

We analyse and monitor policies and structural changes affecting the development of domestic and international tourism.

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 Global Forum on Tourism Statistics, Knowledge and Policies

3-5 November 2021

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TRAVELLING LIGHT: LABOUR SHORTAGES HAMPERING SUSTAINABLE RECOVERY FOR TOURISM

The tourism sector was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it is facing labour shortages. As the Northern Hemisphere heats up for Summer, how can the sector meet the immediate needs of customers and also create good jobs going forward?

 

MORE TOUGH TIMES AHEAD FOR THE TOURISM SECTOR – THE IMPACTS OF THE WAR IN UKRAINE

Russia’s war in Ukraine is a humanitarian catastrophe. It is also sending shockwaves through the global economy. The tourism sector, which directly accounts for nearly 7% of jobs in the OECD is likely to be among the hardest hit – again. How can policy makers address this new crisis?

 

ON THE ROAD AGAIN? THE FUTURE OF TOURISM POST-PANDEMIC

In March 2020, the global tourism industry shuddered to a halt. Travel corridors closed. Stations and airports emptied. Suitcases were stored away. A year and a half later, the outlook for tourism – and the many jobs that depend on it – remains uncertain.