'The Visitor Economy' or better known as the Tourism Industry is an economic driver that builds community like no other... small or large communities can be supported and prosper from this industry.
NSW is hurting right now...drought, fires, floods and inbound threats such as the Coronavirus has stopped the visitor economy. Events have been cancelled and there is uncertainty about when business can commence again.
Use what time you and your staff have to get to the things in the business that you never seem to have time for - policies, procedural updates, changes to the business in a way that will consider the risks of the future. HERE'S A TIP! Download the questions to the Australian Tourism Awards to start your thought process..... its amazing how it can guide your thinking for improvements into the future.... and may end up with a winning submission on your hands at the end of it!!
Ironically, it takes times like this to understand the important of TOURISM in an economy. Keep an eye on Visitor Economy Development on Facebook for some of the key articles that can gain more understanding of current impacts and opportunities.