Virus Impact on Travel Survey Results Available

Results of a survey conducted by the Destinations International Foundation and MMGY Travel Intelligence are now available. The organizations are polling destination management organizations in North America to measure the impact of coronavirus and actions being taken within the tourism industry as a result of the COVID-19 disease outbreak.

Survey results indicate most expect a negative impact on their destinations’ economies, the biggest impact so far has been on business travel and 40% reported event cancelations with the majority being business meetings and conferences.

Here’s the full report: Survey Results.

The survey will be conducted bi-weekly with results posted here. Check back every other week to see how the industry is changing and reacting to this outbreak with results from this ongoing study.

The Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nonprofit marketing organization dedicated to growing the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.