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January 24, 2022

Dutch Report on Societal Value of Tourism and Recreation

An exploration of what the Netherlands, and wider world, would look like were the hospitality sector not to survive the current coronavirus crisis, including its economic value, its value to the wider environment and its value to what are referred to as social processes.
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January 24, 2022

WTTC Trending in Travel Jan 22

A report claiming that the wanderlust that fuels the travel and tourism sector remains, but which goes on to explore the ways in which consumer behaviours are shifting, both in response to the pandemic and in relation to concerns about the impact that travel has on the wider environment. The study considers changes in booking trends, what consumers consider important for a holiday experience and how consumer profiles are changing.
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January 24, 2022

WTTC Paper on Staff Shortages Jan 22

A reminder of how vital a tool travel and tourism has been in global job creation in the past decade which then highlights that in many countries the sector’s recovery from the pandemic is being hampered by staff shortages as former workers have found roles in different parts of the economy. The report makes a number of recommendations as to how governments and businesses can help alleviate the situation.
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January 24, 2022

UNWTO Big Data for Better Tourism Policy, and Sustainable Recovery

A comprehensive report which defines Big Data in relation to tourism, highlights the variety of sources of big data and looks at the opportunities and challenges that its use presents. The study highlights the ways in which the adoption of big data could aid both recovery from the pandemic and ensure that tourism has a future grounded in sustainability.
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January 24, 2022

UNWTO Barometer Jan 2022

An overview of international tourism performance in 2021 showing that while there was some year-on-year growth, volumes remain far short of those seen in 2019. Growth is anticipated in 2022 but even the more optimistic scenario sees volumes 50% below 2019 by the end of the current year. The panel of experts questioned by UNWTO now mostly believe that it will be 2024 or later before we return to pre-pandemic levels.
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January 12, 2022

ETOA Webinar: Travel Trade Masterclass | North American Demand January 2022

In this session, guest panellists are tour operators based in North America. We will discuss prospects for 2022, planning cycles and product development for their European products and tours.
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January 11, 2022

Nordic Get Together #8 Demand in 2022

Webinar: As the recovery approaches, what are buyers of Nordic and Baltic programmes looking for in 2022. How do they see their customer enquiries and demand? Our panel of experts give their insights.
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