Commemorating the ASEAN Day: Why is the Tourism Sector Important forASEAN and How is COVID-19 affecting it?
Talking and sharing information about why tourism is important for ASEAN The reason is that tourism is part of supporting economic growth; it creates a lot of jobs, especially in hospitality careers, and also supports SMEs in ASEAN countries. What happened after COVID-19 and how did COVID-19 affect tourism.
The outcome of the session is an insightful exploration of the importance of tourism for ASEAN. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of tourism’s pivotal role in supporting economic growth, job creation, particularly in the hospitality sector, and its positive impact on SMEs in ASEAN countries. The discussion will also cover the post-COVID-19 landscape, examining the effects of the pandemic on tourism and the challenges faced by the industry. By addressing these topics, the session aims to foster a deeper appreciation for the significance of tourism and stimulate dialogue on how to navigate the evolving landscape in the aftermath of COVID-19.