Impact of Coronavirus on Global Tourism March 2020

Thursday 19 March | 4:30 pm GMT | 12:30 pm EST

Please join us for a Tourism Economics webinar presentation with Adam Sacks, President and Dave Goodger, Director of Europe as they provide key insights and answers your questions on the topic.

As coronavirus has spread worldwide a growing number of countries have imposed restrictions on travel. These measures to combat contagion are causing a serious disruption to economic and travel activity. Large falls in travel are now expected for all destinations worldwide, but there remains significant uncertainty in the magnitude of the declines. Tourism Economics’ latest forecasts and scenarios will be discussed with a focus on the developments in European and North American hotspots.

We will be holding this presentation on Thursday, 19 March, at 4:30 pm GMT (12:30 pm EST). Fill out the form on the right-hand side of this page to attend. We will forward connection details to the email address provided as well as slides and a link to a video recording the following day of the presentation.

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Adam Sacks | President of Tourism Economics

Adam Sacks is the founder and President of Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics company dedicated to understanding the relationship between travel and the economy.
For more than two decades, Adam has worked with destinations, industry associations, and companies around the world in the areas of opportunity and risk assessments, policy analysis, and economic impact. He is an authority on measuring the economic impact of visitor activity and has analysed the impacts of cruising, gaming, timeshare, hotels, new attractions and destination marketing.

Dave Goodger | Director of Tourism Economics, EMEA

David Goodger is a Director within Tourism Economics, and primarily concentrates on tourism demand forecasting and market sizing. He has also taken an active role in further model development for specific purposes, with an emphasis on examining the economic contributions of particular sectors and the impact of different policies. He has conducted groundbreaking analysis of the business travel sector for the WTTC and the US Travel Association which estimates the return on investment of corporate spending on travel and he has developed models to define destination marketing allocations.


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