With inspiring contributions, the international online seminar of the Transforming Tourism Initiative discussed the effects of the Covid19 pandemic on working conditions in tourism.
The Center for Global Development released a paper about the impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on migrant workers in the tourism industry. Millions of migrant workers don´t have a permanent residence status nor a passport of the country they are working in - alone in Europe and the US this …
Investors are taking an even closer look on what impact their investments have. Now a group of investors is concerned about reports of serious labor law violations against migrant workers in the Gulf region.
The Transforming Tourism Initiative conducted an online-seminar on “Community Resilience and Change in Tourism”. With inspiring contributions, alternative tourism models for more resilience against disasters and catastrophes, especially in times of Covid-19 were discussed. In addition …
Animal welfare activists, development workers and NGOs report that poaching is increasing again in times of pandemic lockdown. This could also be due to a lack of income from tourism.
Women are predominant in tourism employment. But COVID-19 has revealed structural inequalities that are hitting female employees in the travel industry particularly hard.
In India, the informal sector has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. A study now provides insights into the extent of the precariousness and coping mechanisms.
In an interview with Tourism Watch, Christiane Kuptsch, migartion expert at ILO, explains why migrants working in tourism are particularly affected by the COVID-19-related drop in demand and how they could be supported.
Seafarers worldwide are stuck on their ships due to COVID-19 – among them many Filipinos. They are facing inadequate hygiene measures, financial difficulties and unemployment.
According to the latest ILO Report on COVID-19, a number of key economic sectors are suffering from a drastic fall in outputs. How to respond to the challanges that the workers in food and accomodation service face?