I miss my city so I love to experience it. I miss a noisy nabobord with a group of friends who have not seen each other for a while. I miss to wait a little bit on a delicious omelette, because there are so many others who want the omelet that day. I miss some bump into me with a beer in a full beer garden. And I miss a buzz of tourists from all over the world in oslo's frogner park and city hall Square.What can we learn from coronaviruset? Debate
I and all the others in the travel and tourism industry is on a national effort. A community which supports measures to limit the infection, protect vulnerable groups and ensure the necessary capacity in health care. Dugnaden is important, but has major consequences. The city I love is in practice closed. Restaurants, hotels, bars and cafes have closed their doors and laid off its employees.
the NHO Tourism survey among the member companies shows that six out of ten tourism businesses fear bankruptcy. That is to say, six of your and my ten favorite places may not be there when life returns to normal. The situation worsens quickly. A whole 72 percent of the eating places say they have trouble paying the bills that are due soon. Then they have soon no choice. The last omelette can already be served.
at the same time I get tears in øynen e of the to see the endorsements and initiatives to assist the tourism industry in an extremely difficult situation. One example is the Facebook group "Spend the summer in Norway," which encourages us to be tourists in their own country in years. Almost 70 000 members share travel suggestions and destination with each other, to support the industries that live off tourism in Norway. There is love in each post.Locked up in the Spanish curfew Debate
Such initiatives provides hope that we can get quickly and well once again when the time is right. Before that happens, we rely on the financial help. NHO Reiseliv working hard to help businesses that suffer major economic losses as a direct consequence of coronasituasjonen. The government's compensation scheme is a good scheme, and it is good that the government has the priority to get this in place quickly. They have understood the seriousness. We continue the dialog up against the authorities to get an even more accurate scheme. All with large omsetningstap related to korona must receive compensation. the
if we can do this together , both in the short term with economic support and compensation schemes, and in the longer term that we all use the offers we have in the local area and our country, so we can keep the amazing diversity we have built up over many years. Then we can again irritate the us over the noisy guests at the next table, the other guests ' søling of beer on the sommerklærne our, and an omelette which allows to wait on themselves. Things we deep down inside love. When can we who work in and for the travel and tourism industry welcome again. Hopefully.I am for the animals to rescue? Debate
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