Vol. 1 No. 2 (2021): The Challenges of Tourism Sustainability During The Pandemic
The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought the global tourism to a standstill. Being a labor-intensive industry, tourism is the worst affected sector. Since the last few years, the concept of sustainability has become an integral part of planning and developing any destination. Through its strong multiplier effect, it supports a wide variety of jobs for every strata of society. Hence, without tourism the innumerable suppliers of goods and services to the industry would unable to sustain their business and livelihood. In Indonesia, many government policies to lockdown in many countries, social distancing, and the restriction of social activities have forced the breaking of the links of tourism industry, including among others: transportation, hospitality or hotel, tourist attraction, and other businesses. This current issue aims to publish a collection of studies and good practices which explore the challenge and strategies in how tourism sector can continue to adapt post covid-19 pandemic in the future.