THE EFFECTS OF PANDEMIC ''COVID-19'' ON TURKISH TOURISM INDUSTRY AND SOLUTIONS
COVİD-19 PANDEMİ SALGINININ TÜRK TURİZMİNE ETKİSİ VE ÇÖZÜM ÖNERİLERİ

Author : Binali KILIÇ
Number of pages : 254-262

Abstract

The objective of this study is to indefiy the solutions against effects of the pandemic which is so called ''Covid-19'' in Wuhan, China, on tourism industry during this the period in which the pandemic continues. In accordance with this purpose; the reports, interviews and warnings of the World Health Organization, World Tourism Organization, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Non-Governmental Organizations related to Tourism, Tourism Newspapers and Tourism CEOs were investigated by analyzing them. Within this scope, as a result of the research, we are able to say that it has been revealed that the implementation of social distance has to continue. Also, it has been revealed that the employees and businesses in tourism industry should be certified in terms of standarts such as vocational training, hygiene and customer health. It is thought that social and personal rights should be improved in order to regain the qualified and trained workforce who left the tourism industry in connections with to the epidemic. Costs will increase due to the rule ''social distance''. Since the costs should be reflected to the customer, we are able to say that there will be unexpected increases in the purchases of goods and services.

Keywords

Covid-19, Tourism, Certification, Hotel

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