Coronavirus - Responses from Penn State’s Hospitality and Tourism Fields
From Lindsey Zapletal on April 29th, 2020
Dr. Amit Sharma will share ongoing and planned activities to support the foodservice and restaurant business in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. How can research, education, and outreach support businesses in their unprecedented efforts to retool and adapt in the current crisis. Are businesses able to prepare for the coming weeks and months as the fallout from the outbreak unfolds? How has the crisis impacted food access for consumers? Where can industry and research come together on all of these issues?
Dr. Ashley Schroeder will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the travel and tourism industry. She will share key findings and insights from an extensive, continuous study that she has been conducting since January. The study focuses on U.S. travelers' perceptions of risk associated with domestic and international travel, as well as other variables related to COVID-19.