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In these challenging times, tourism sites are demonstrating that the use of technology such as virtual reality is one of the best ways to stay in touch with potential clients.

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COVID-19 has affected just about every industry but few more so than the tourism sector. According to new research from assistant professor Yang Yang, vouchers could be the key to that industry’s recovery.

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In China, tourism is big business. This year, it was set to become even bigger, but that could now be in flux.

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Faculty in the News

Will the tourism industry ever be "normal" again after the coronavirus pandemic?
    Charlotte Reese, KYW Newsradio, Yang Yang | May 1, 2020

After coronavirus: What your next cruise may look like
    Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Time, Robert Li | April 30, 2020

Coronavirus will reshape your next trip, for better or worse. Here's what to expect.
    Christopher Elliott, USA Today, Robert Li | April 24, 2020

Shakeout and Takeout Usher in New Realities for Full-service Chains
    Peter Romeo, Restaurant Business Online, Lu Lu | April 20, 2020

These Inspiring Videos Will Make You Want to Travel Again
    Christopher Elliot, Forbes, Robert Li | April 15, 2020

States Hit Hardest by COVID-19’s Impact on Tourism
    Adam McCann, WalletHub, Ceridwyn King | April 14, 2020

Coronavirus: When will tourism return to normal? Recovery could be sluggish, painful
    John Boyle, Asheville Citizen Times, Robert Li | April 14, 2020

The future of youth sports: Will less become more?
    Ed Condran, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wa, Amy Giddings | April 10, 2020

More Restaurant Chains Let Workers Wear Masks
    Jonathan Maze, Restaurant Business, Ceridwyn King | April 8, 2020

Philadelphia Asian and Chinese groups donate personal protective equipment to Temple University Hospital
    Dylan Coyle, Temple Now, Robert Li | April 7, 2020

Penn State football holds a local economy on its shoulders. What happens if the season never comes?
    Aaron Kasinitz, Penn Live, Jeremy Jordan | April 7, 2020

How do you engage your audience when it’s no longer in front of you
    Steve Orbanek, Fox School of Business, Thilo Kunkel | April 6, 2020

Temple University hosting virtual 'Connect & Converse' conference
    Donna Rovins, The Pottstown Mercury, Chris Cleaver | March 31, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic and tourism: Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium modeling of infectious disease outbreak
    Yang Yang, Annals of Tourism Research, Hongru Zhang, Xiang Chen | March 26, 2020

Big Ten Network Invites TV Viewers To Pick Games They Want To Watch
    Michael McCarthy, Front Office Sports, Joseph Mahan | March 25, 2020

Marketing during a crisis: Back off but don't disappear
    Johanna Jainchill, Travel Weekly, Robert Li | March 23, 2020

Philly offices may never be the same again as the coronavirus pandemic boosts technology disruption
    Christian Hetrick, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Robert Li | March 22, 2020

Sports Biz: Staying engaged with fans, sponsors, other stakeholders
    John Allgood, The Journal Record, Oklahoma City, OK | March 17, 2020

Now What? Questions linger as Thunder execs look for ways to keep fans engaged
    Chip Minty, The Journal Record, Oklahoma City, OK, John Allgood | March 13, 2020

Planning your summer vacation amid coronavirus fears
    Chris Elliott, The Washington Post, Robert Li | March 12, 2020

Expert says coronavirus concerns could have major impact on travel and tourism, global economy
    Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio, Robert Li | March 7, 2020

How the coronavirus will affect tourism in Asia
    Jensen Toussaint, Al Dia News, Robert Li | February 26, 2020

Past Events

May
05
The Future of Tourism Research in a Post-Pandemic World
Apr
20
COVID-19 & the Tourism/Hospitality Industry Realtime Series: Session 4
Apr
15
PHILLY REGIONAL CHAPTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL LIVE EVENTS ASSOCIATION: BRAINSTORMING BRUNCH STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
Apr
13
COVID-19 & the Tourism/Hospitality Industry Realtime Series: Session 3
Apr
06
COVID-19 & the Tourism/Hospitality Industry Realtime Series: Session 2
Mar
31
How to Communicate with Sports Fans and Stakeholders During the Pandemic
Mar
30
COVID-19 & the Tourism/Hospitality Industry Realtime Series: Session 1
Mar
25
Chinese U.S.-Bound Travel: Tourists Experience, Market Development and the Impacts of COVID-19