Research, Reopening Guidance and Other Resources
Resources for Developing a Safety Plan
Economic Impact Resources:
TRAVEL SENTIMENT SURVEY: AMERICAN TRAVELERS PLANNING THEIR FIRST TRIPS SINCE THE PANDEMIC (View full Longwoods International study here)
COVID-19 Economic Impact Study by Oxford Economics and Tourism Economics (4/15/2020) - COVID-19 Economic Impact to Travel Economy .
OHIO TRAVELER SPENDING IS DOWN 86% - A $522 MILLION LOSS THUS FAR
US Travel reports 86% less travel spending in Ohio as of 5/2. This is a $522 million loss year-over-year. As a result, state tax returns from travel businesses to-date are down $15 million, local tax returns are down $9 million and federal tax returns are down $33 million.
Resources for Tracking Travel:
Arrivalist’s Daily Travel Index measures consumer road trips of 50 miles or more in all 50 U.S. states and can be analyzed for Ohio data only. The data is drawn from a panel of GPS signals representing road trips taken by car with a minimum of 2-hour stays.
ADARA Travel Trends Tracker provides real-time measure of hotel and flight booking patterns. Data is available based on trip purpose.
Resources on Changing Travel Behaviors:
Traveler Sentiment Study by Longwoods International (Fielded 5/27) - Traveler Sentiment Study
COVID-19 Travel Attractions Update Wave 4 Survey by H2R Market Research (Fielded 4/13)
Finding Resources to Reopen
Ohio Manufacturing Exchange - masks, gloves, signs, floor physical distancing signs, partitions and more.
U.S. Travel Association's Emergency Preparedness and Response: Coronavirus toolkit contains the latest information and resources from CDC and WHO, along with messaging guidance on how best to respond to this evolving issue.
Center for Disease Control's Interim Guidelines for businesses and employers to plan - Interim Guide for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Center for Disease Control's 'Before, During, & After' Breakdown for large events - CDC Issues Coronavirus Guidelines for Large Events
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