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- March 2020
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We're here to help you through this challenging period with analyst expertise, PhocusWire resources and the Phocuswright community of partners, brands and contributors. It's important to keep up-to-date on all of the news impacting the industry, so we've put together all of the resources we have:
NEW: COVID-19 Hotel Forecast
While many are looking backwards to compare the current market environment with the post-9/11 or 2008 Great Recession periods, Phocuswright prefers to look forward – trying to address the tough questions weighing on our collective minds. View the first edition in this Hotel Forecast series: New York City.
The PhocusWire live blog
Phocuswright and PhocusWire have launched a new podcast, InPhocus, where the media and research divisions of our family unite for a regular dissection of the news, issues and trends in travel, tourism, hospitality and technology.
Analysts available for media
Phocuswright's global cadre of analysts are available to speak with press and media about the current impact and future outlook of the industry. If you have an inquiry or need support for a story, contact the communications team here.
A summary of what the travel industry faces when people remain in place. Read it here.
'Nothing will be the same.' How Italian hoteliers are coping with coronavirus fallout is an in-depth interview with our Italy-based analyst, Giancarlo Carniani.
Confronted by crisis, travel startups weigh difficult - and personal - decisions explores how for startups, the impact can feel particularly dramatic: Not only are these businesses equipped with fewer resources, funds and time, but also, the close-knit nature of their workforces means that even one shift within the company is often felt by all.
From: We haven't been here before, a message from PhocusWire's editor in chief, Kevin May:
"The industry needs smart thinking, collective responsibility and action from brands, an ability to be realistic about how to dig itself out the various holes it will inevitably find itself in and, most importantly, realizing that we can understand and learn from others that perhaps we have ignored previously."
Travel's last big trauma offers few clues for the future is a look at how previous fallouts are not a simple bellwether for the current crisis.
An in-depth Q&A with Trip.com Group's Jane Sun on weathering the coronavirus storm in China, first published on Web In Travel.
Last week's update about our event, Phocuswright Europe, which has new dates.
As always, please reach out to us with any questions or concerns you may have.