The impact generated by the Tourism sector goes beyond the more obvious benefits derived through direct spending on aspects like accommodation, entertainment, culture, transportation.
Is tourism turning the tide?
After six decades of consistent growth, the unprecedented shock of the global COVID-19 pandemic saw tourism come to a near complete standstill. Two years on, there’s still huge uncertainty for the tourism sector. What lies in store for tourism in 2023 and beyond?
Growing pains: Remote work will not solve housing affordability in big cities
The rise of remote work could still entice people to move out of big cities. But as a general trend, the price of housing in and around cities has continued to rise since 2020. What should policy makers do?
RETARD À L’ALLUMAGE : LES PÉNURIES DE MAIN-D’ŒUVRE ENTRAVENT LA REPRISE DURABLE DU TOURISME
Le tourisme est confronté à des pénuries de main-d’œuvre. C’est l’un des secteurs qui ont le plus souffert de la pandémie de COVID-19. Aujourd’hui, après avoir reporté leurs projets de voyage pendant plusieurs années, de nombreux vacanciers de l’hémisphère Nord plient bagage. Toutefois, rien n’est gagné pour le tourisme : les problèmes surgissant dans un domaine peuvent générer des répercussions en cascade, notamment en matière de main-d’œuvre.
Walking the talk: Can the SDGs help support the COVID-19 recovery in cities and regions?
In times of a global pandemic, war and rising instability, how do we get back on track to good health, peace and resilience? The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers a solid route, but we need to step up action.
Covid + Fintech: finally a game changer for SME financing?
Just six years ago, more than half of SME retailers’ transactions were paper based – in the form of cash or cheques. That world is long gone. Why? A large part is because Covid-19 gave digital payments a huge boost.
Worn out: COVID-19, Women and the Great Exhaustion
It’s been a tough two years for women. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, women were hit harder by job losses, leading many to call it a “she-cession”. But as the pandemic worse on we started to see wider impacts too.
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?