BBK DAV College for Women’s Department of Travel and Tourism and Department of Geography organized a webinar on Post-Covid Tourism Scenario to discuss the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic on tourism industry. Dr. Prashant Gautam, Professor UIHTM, Punjab University, Chandigarh was the resource person for the event. While addressing the students Prof. Prashant said that tourism industry has been hit hard due to corona virus globally as well as in India, and also discussed various repercussions of this setback on the travel industry. He said that millions of jobs in the tourism sector are at risk due to the current pandemic. But at the same time he expressed his hope that tourism industry will revive with a boom in post Covid world, need is to ensure vigorous practices of safety and sanitization at public places. For the young aspirants who want to pursue their career in tourism industry Prof. Gautam suggested that they should equip themselves with education, better communication skills and innovative ideas.
Principal, Dr. Pushpinder Walia congratulated the Department of Tourism and Department of Geography for organizing such an informative lecture for the students. She said that such lectures will help students to prepare themselves for the challenges of tourism industry in post Covid world.